#DontHave1Million

With the average house in Vancouver now costing over a million dollars, I can understand the frustration behind the rallies imploring the government to do something about housing prices. The campaign, however, seems to be venting anger that first time… Continue Reading

Adding Kids to Your Property’s Title?

  People often ask about adding one of their children to the title of their home as a joint tenant because someone told them that they can save on estate taxes.¬†Joint tenancy means that the title passes directly to the… Continue Reading

The Meaning of Joint Tenancy

    Not everything a person owns will be part of the assets that are distributed under the terms of a will. Real estate, pensions, bank accounts and insurance can pass outside of a will. In British Columbia we call… Continue Reading

What happens when someone dies without a will?

  There are two major things that must be sorted by relatives if someone dies without a will. The first is who gets the job of being the executor (the term administrator is used in cases where there is no… Continue Reading