How do I find out who owns a property in BC?
Take the PID to the BC Land Title Office in New Westminster, Kamloops or Victoria or contact them by mail and have them conduct a title search on the property. The title search will give you the name registered as the property's owner. This service has a fee.
How do I find out who owns a property in Alberta?
If you want to know who owned the property before the current owners, you can request a historical search. Several types of information may be required to locate an historical title such as reference title numbers, owner's name, and legal description.
How do I remove a deceased person from my property title in BC?
While nothing needs to be done, the best practice is for a surviving owner to formally record the transfer of the interest. File an affidavit of survivorship with the recorder's office to remove the deceased person's name from the title.
How can I find out who owns a property in BC for free?
BC OnLine customers can search the BC Assessment database to:
- access a Property Identification (PID) number to search the Land Title and Survey Authority (LTSA) System;
- search for property ownership or location information;
- obtain detailed property assessment roll information including recent sales; and.