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Strata Alert: Mastering the Strata Warranty Process

Lesperance Mendes’ Naomi Rozenberg was interviewed by Brent Anderson and James Milne, hosts of the Stratagize podcast about best practices for navigating the construction warranty process and equip you with knowledge & best practices to navigate the process with confidence. Understanding and implementing these tips will help ensure a smooth and successful warranty experience.

Strata Alert: Stratagize Podcast – Balancing Efficiency And Informed Decisions: Exploring The Impact Of The Civil Rights Tribunal On Resolving Strata Matters

Lesperance Mendes’ Alex Chang was recently a guest on the Stratagize podcast where he shared his knowledge and experience concerning the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT). Download the episode here or wherever you get your podcasts. Here are the show notes: In this episode, Brent and James meet with Alex Chang, partner at Lesperance Mendes and […]

Your Complaints are Warranted: Important Information about 2-5-10 Warranty Repairs

Homeowners and strata corporations that submit 2-5-10 new home warranty claims ultimately want their construction defects to be repaired. However, many owners are not familiar with a warranty provider’s… […]

Strata Alert: BC Supreme Court Decision Sheds Doubt on the Practice of Developers Selling Parking Lease Assignments

In Abstract Projects Inc. v Strata Plan EPS6069, 2023 BCSC 42, Lesperance Mendes won another victory for our clients in the BC Supreme Court, preventing a developer from assigning parking spaces under a lease… […]

Strata Alert: Top Ten 2-5-10 Home Warranty Mistakes

All condominiums have “2-5-10” warranty insurance that covers defects for 15 months, 24 months, 5 years and 10 years. The following is a “top 10” list of how warranty claims can go wrong, based on 20+ years of advising strata corporations and homeowners… […]

Strata Alert: Top 5 Issues For New Strata Corporations – #3 Amounts Owing By Developer for Expenses

This ongoing countdown series of Strata Alerts reviews the five most urgent matters a new strata corporation should address. The first article in this series discussed the importance of owners taking control of the… […]

Presentation: Discrimination, Bullying & Harassment in the Workplace

Join Lesperance Mendes Lawyers for a presentation on discrimination, bullying and harassment in the Workplace. This presentation is best suited for executives, managers, supervisors and HR personnel and space is limited….[…]

Strata Alert: Court of Appeal Clarifies Rights of Owners to Control Limited Common Property

In Stratton v. Richter, 2022 BCCA 337, Lesperance Mendes won a victory for our clients in the Court of Appeal, securing their right to the exclusive use of a deck designated as limited common property (LCP) for their strata lot… […]

Strata Alert: Top 5 Issues For New Strata Corporations – #2 Collecting Records

With everything seeming new and shiny, many buyers can enter a honeymoon period with their new strata corporations. Many may also be preoccupied with moving and settling in. However, there are many issues that a new strata corporation should deal with early on to avoid running into trouble later…. […]

Strata Alert: Bill 44 To Prohibit Rental Restrictions, Limit Age Restrictions and Allow Electronic General Meetings

The provincial government has introduced Bill 44 – 2022: Building and Strata Statutes Amendment Act, 2022. The bill released on November 21, 2022, has three objectives relevant to strata councils, managers, owners and lawyers:
1. Rental restrictions bylaws will be prohibited;
2. Age restriction bylaws will be restricted; and
3. Electronic general meetings will be allowed…. […]