Ottawa owners breached condo declaration by renting unit out through Airbnb website, reinforcing earlier court case involving Toronto condo.
2016 Toronto Star Property Law Columns
When a home inspection is waived prior to purchasing a house, it is very difficult to win a lawsuit down the line.
Toronto property taxes are so low the city has been left with a gaping budget hole that must be filled.
Landmark case protects homebuyers with title insurance from hidden physical defects that make the home unmarketable.
Although the buyer could face extra costs, don’t write off the opportunity just yet.
New real-estate company in Picton is owned by local law firm, allowing it to shake up the traditional commission-fee structure.
Court decision emphasizes it’s the house buyer, not the seller, who is most at risk.
Tarion’s enforcement arm is set to target real-estate agents who are involved in selling unregistered homes.
Tarion’s limit for deposit protection — $20,000 on condos and $40,000 on homes — hasn’t changed in years.
Over-charging homeowners to help intensify urban housing defeats the purpose.
Too many renters are getting away with not paying rent, then appealing eviction orders.
Since 1997, 94 court cases in Ontario have been pinned to the Seller Property Information Statement.
Web-based money transfer system’s goal is to streamline real-estate closings. But is it needed?
Tarion warranties need to be improved, and a forthcoming report on improving consumer protections should address delayed occupancy compensation
Some simple solutions to help keep the taxman’s fingers out of your pockets.
Only a survey prepared by an Ontario land surveyor can confirm that the cottage is situated inside the appropriate land boundaries.
Proposed scheme full of unanswered questions on money safeguards, timing of transfers and discharging prior mortgages.
Bob Aaron firstname.lastname@example.org In this province, anyone with a business card and a flashlight can be a home inspector. But after more than three years of study, the Liberals are still not ready to proceed with legislation. There’s good news and bad news for homebuyers...
Until now, when a cousin, aunt, uncle, nephew, niece, friend or business associate is registered on title for mortgage purposes, none of the buyers can get the rebate.
‘Administration fee’ that will now be charged on municipal land transfer tax is $75 — plus HST