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...

How is land title protected in British Columbia?

A property owner's legal title to land is legally protected in BC under the Land Title Act. The LTSA is responsible for managing the land...

Why is it important to hire a professional?

Professionals such as lawyers, notaries public, real estate agents and land surveyors contribute to having a high quality land title system in BC...

Why is it important for property title to be protected?

A property owner's legal title to land is legally protected in BC under the Land Title Act. The land title system in BC allows the...

Are there protections in place for owners and sellers of property?

In British Columbia, most land title and related lending transactions are conducted through professionals such as notaries and lawyers, who...

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) delivers secure land titles through timely, efficient registration of land title interests and survey records. British Columbia's land title system is regarded as among the very best in the world. Land purchasers, sellers and owners can be confident that their rights and interests are protected.

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