Judge ruled there was no oppressive conduct on parents’ part that would justify the daughter’s position that she did not want to sell the house.
2017 Toronto Star Property Law Columns
‘Zombie’ deeds have sparked a tricky legal debate.
With houses built so close together, permits to access neighbours’ space are too onerous.
There is no timetable for many key consumer protection amendments to the former condo act.
Ontario consumers will have to wait until 2020 for more regulations governing home and condo deposits.
Questions are being raised about whether landlords will be able to restrict cannabis in residential units.
This case is a lesson for real estate agents.
A 2015 study showed that of 1.2 million freehold residential properties in the Greater Toronto Area, almost half of them have significant boundary issues, most of which would not be covered by title insurance.
Land actually belonged to City of Toronto despite tax bill and assessment that listed it as the homeowners
Expensive proceedings are not always the answer in solving disputes.
Condo owners paid $21,000 special assessment fees and sale closed; then entire condominium complex burned down.
This ruling means many associations will lack the power to enforce payments
Purchase provision allows automatic increase in offer to beat another buyer’s top bid.
After signing an agreement, couple found out their house was connected underground to their neighbour.
The Ontario government requires information be culled about prospective buyers that is nearly impossible to authenticate.
Until the new legislation was passed last month, anyone with a flashlight and a business card could call himself or herself a home inspector.
Financial obligations, such as a requirement to pay monthly dues for parks, beaches or roadways, are only enforceable against parties to the contract. They don’t usually bind later purchasers.
Final cost of taxes and inevitable litigation will be borne by the ultimate buyers of the residential units to be built.
Supreme Court rejects appeal of ruling that developer misled investors with rental-income estimates. But the company is in receivership and the condo/hotel is for sale.
Judge rules exclusions for ground, surface water did not apply to flood caused by dam breach.