Title insurance will help cover costs if alterations needed
2013 Toronto Star Columns
Third parties named on title could disqualify your tax break
Buyers should check their purchase agreements to see whether the liability limitation clause is included
Establishing a quasi-judicial Condo Office should be done with care
Sensational slaying created headlines but, a century later, questions arise whether buyers should be warned
Get the details of property you’re buying in all-important survey
When a judge ordered Kenneth Sorensen to move his in-ground swimming pool, I can only imagine it spoiled his whole day.
Title insurance and funds holdback to sign off on permit will allow deal to close
Too many legal sinkholes in real estate proposal
Seller Property Information Statement has prompted over 200 court cases since 1997
Couple unaware former owner’s ashes part of their purchase
Canada’s first airmail pilot lands his good name in Leaside
One of the most common complaints from condominium residents is noise coming from neighbouring units. In the last 40 years, more than 100 condominium noise cases have gone to trial in Ontario courts.
Legal services coverage provides protection from mistakes outside policy limits
Be reasonable, get solid legal advice to help minimize damages and avoid an ugly court case
A decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in February may have settled the thorny question of whether or not courts have the authority to correct erroneous descriptions of properties in the land registration system.
Shortly after Sidney and his wife bought their Toronto home last fall, a number of their new neighbours told them that there had been a suicide there just prior to their purchase.
In the wake of a flood of court cases involving the Seller Property Information Statement (SPIS) and its counterparts across Canada, the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) has introduced a strange new form designed to warn sellers about signing the SPIS.
Five former board members of a London, Ont., condominium corporation have been personally ordered to pay costs totalling $36,300 as a result of two related lawsuits, after the old board ignored the wishes of a majority of unit owners. The old board had refused to recognize the results of a members’ meeting in which a new board was elected.
The way I see it, legal fees are the best consumer bargain in the entire real estate transaction