Legal Issues

Legal Issues

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We now have the case of Wang v Shao, out of the B.C. Supreme Court, released on March 9, 2018. Has this case changed my opinion or the law in Canada?

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While such preservation of vistas and nature protect the environment associated with a cottage or vacation property, it also complicates the buying and selling process. Here are some common pitfalls.

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Will the sellers have to disclose this gruesome discovery should they decide to sell their home in the future? Here are five lessons to remember when it comes to property stigmas.

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Effective Jan. 1, 2018, warranties previously offered only on newly constructed buildings now apply to residential condominium conversion projects (RCCPs) - for example warehouses or other types of industrial structures.

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As a result of the failure to put the insurer on notice, the agent was denied insurance coverage in defending herself in the negligence action and was personally responsible for her legal fees.

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Everyone thought that electronic signatures would make it easier to prove a claim for commission. A recent case will make you want to ensure you are not caught on the wrong side of things. 

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Real estate lawyer Mark Weisleder outlines the difference between patent and latent defects, and what needs to be disclosed by the seller when selling a property.

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Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan has negatively affected more than just the renting market, it has also negatively affected the process of buying and selling a property.

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In this video, Toronto real estate lawyer Mark Weisleder outlines changes in Ontario’s Residential Tenancies Act, including expanded rent controls and more.

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Have you ever listed a house for a client, only to find out that there are liens registered against the property that will hinder the closing? There may be a way to deal with a client's debts, and still complete the sale.