Arnold Shuchat PREC Real Estate Blog


This 5 minute video is a short legal history of how we got to the point where our government can intervene in a private contract. It imports references from the BNA Act, The Canadian Charter of Rights and most recently, The Property Law Amendment Act of British Columbia which provides buyers of residential real estate with a right of rescission with respect to contracts of purchase and sale for residential real estate.


Are You a Risk Taker? Look Down!
I just got back from the 2022 IOI Summit Conference which was all about the future of real estate technology. But before I post anything about the technology side of the event, I want to deal with the elephant in the room and say what must have been nagging at the back of some attendees' minds, depending upon their year of birth, and, sorry ladies, but I think this is a man thing. I only heard one comment on this topic but something immediately clicked in my head: it wasn’t just me.

I am not a fashionista. I am a down to earth guy struggling with Whistler/Blackkomb Mountain’s definition of a senior. So when I packed my lightest possible version of comfortable clothes for this overnighter, a debate raged in my head about the appropriate level of “executive” footware having regard to image, comfort, style and traditional business “oxfords”. I opted for comfort and chose the purest reflection of my defiant persona eschewing that Harvard/Bostonian look...
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