Anshu Arora LLM, MSc, PMP

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Buying or Selling Owner Built Homes

Did you know that an owner builder must occupy their new homethemselves for at least one

year after obtaining an occupancy permit and are not permitted to sell or rent the new home

during that one-year period.


An owner builder building under an Owner Builder Authorization (after November 19, 2007) is

required to provide an Owner Builder Disclosure Notice,obtained from the Homeowner

Protection Office(HPO), to prospective purchasers.


For more information, visit the HPO website at


https://www.hpo.bc.ca/files/download/Bulletins/BuyingOrSellingOBHomeBulletin.pdf