FAQs

What does it mean to have title to land in British Columbia?

In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once...

One of the registered owners of a land title has died. How can their name be removed from the title?

Transferring title such as after the death of a spouse or owner on title requires the expertise of a legal professional. See...

How can I find the Parcel Identifier (PID) for a property?

You can search for a PID using ParcelMap BC, the LTSA's online map of active...

Why are local governments exempt from fees for land title register searches conducted for taxation and assessment purposes?

Section 381 of the Land Title Act establishes an exemption from payment of the statutory fees incurred by taxing authorities for searches...

What should I do to prepare for Web Filing?

Customers can ensure their Juricert Digital Certificate is valid and uploaded to myLTSA. Customers who use conveyancing software packages that...

Connie Fair, MBA, CPA, CMA, ICD.D is the President and CEO of the LTSA. She reports to the LTSA’s Board of Directors and is responsible for the executive oversight of the company.

Connie joined the LTSA from BC Assessment, where she helped the organization to earn a reputation as one of the world's leaders in property assessment. Prior to joining BC Assessment, Connie worked as a real estate consultant, Director of the Real Estate Division within the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Business Administration.

Connie is a member of the Real Estate Institute of Canada and was awarded an honorary designation with the Appraisal Institute of Canada to recognize her work within the professional appraisal community. In 2012 she earned her designation as an Institute-Certified Director through the Institute of Corporate Directors and currently serves on the Board of the International Women’s Forum, Vancouver Chapter. In 2012, Connie was also named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the WXN and in 2015 she received the accounting designation of CPA, CMA.

An accomplished author and speaker, Connie is recognized internationally as an expert in property assessment and taxation and as a leader of organizational change initiatives.