What can you do to prevent a slip and fall in icy weather?

On Behalf of Porter Ramsay LLP | Jan, 20, 2022 | Personal Injury Law

The holidays may be over, but winter still has many weeks to go. As unpredictable as British Columbia weather can be, it is best to be prepared for any possibility. This includes keeping your pantry well stocked, your vehicle in good working order and your emergency options open. However, even these proactive steps might not be enough if you encounter an icy sidewalk or untreated parking lot while you are out walking. Even if you are only taking a few steps from your vehicle to the store, it only takes a small patch of ice or a wet floor to... View Article

New laws may favor homebuyers

On Behalf of Porter Ramsay LLP | Jan, 07, 2022 | Real Estate Law

If buying a home is on your list of resolutions for the new year, you probably already know what a difficult road you have ahead. Housing prices in British Columbia continue to climb, and the low number of homes on the market seems to put all the bargaining power on the side of the sellers. Additionally, you may end up dealing with a blind bidding situation, which increases your risk, not to mention your stress level.  Besides high prices and low inventory, one of the most common complaints about the homebuying process is the pressure to make a quick decision. Moving too slowly... View Article