Buying a condo or other strata housing

Here are eight things to know before making an offer on a strata. First, strata refers to a way you can own property. Strata housing is a collection of privately owned units within a larger complex. Full video transcript.

Strata housing is an arrangement where you buy a home within a community. Owning a home in this way involves sharing, and owning, common space with others. Learn about the legal relationship you’ll be getting into, and what to watch for before making an offer to buy strata property.

What you should know

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in November 2019
  • Time to read: 11 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Lisa Frey, Lawson Lundell LLP

Lisa Frey

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