The PYB Blog

Insights, ideas, strategies and tools for home owners and real estate professionals to understand and thrive in the “New Boundary Reality”. We are the “voice” of Our key contributor is Chris Kamarianakis, Executive Director of Protect Your Boundaries Inc.

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How easements affect private property rights
You may be king of your castle, but do you have sole dominion over your land? The answer is ‘no’ if your property is subject to easement...
Professional Home owner

The beauty of backyard privacy
“Privacy is what we crave most,” horticulturalist Thomas Hobbs declared in his book Shocking Beauty, an ode to enthralling garden design....
Home owner

Hedges, property boundaries and next-door neighbours
A hedge can be a beautiful way to define the boundaries of your property and provide a stunning backdrop for your garden. There are many choices of plant...
Home owner

Gardening between the lines
With the arrival of warm sunny weather, the garden beckons and the desire for backyard transformation becomes a siren song, sending throngs of people to...
Home owner

Title insurance and the new boundary reality
In the early 1990s, title insurance was introduced to the Canadian real estate market, offering lenders, lawyers and homebuyers insurance against title...
Professional Home owner

Honesty, good faith & the survey plan
A new development in Canadian common law will continue to play out in the business and legal worlds this year, with significant and far-reaching implications...
Professional Home owner