Authors Posts by Natalka Falcomer

Natalka Falcomer

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Natalka Falcomer is a lawyer and Certified Leasing Officer who has a passion to make the law accessible and affordable. She founded, hosts and coproduced a popular legal call-in show on Rogers TV, Toronto Speaks Legal Advice. She founded Groundworks, a firm specializing in commercial real estate law, and is the EVP of corporate development at Chestnut Park.

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In V Hazelton Limited v. Perfect Smile Dental Inc., the tenant, with the landlord’s permission, decided to relocate his business and sublease his unit to a subtenant.

Aerial view of Toronto cityscape showing Downtown buildings on a sunny day in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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I fear that the Big Apple’s reversal of fate will happen to Toronto if we rely upon property taxes as a solution without understanding the full impact of such a levy.

Bringing technology and community to the mall are vital to compete with e-commerce.

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E-commerce will kill the mall unless landlords transform their role from rent collectors to remarkable experience creators.

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Altus Group, CREA and the country’s real estate boards have just created Canada’s first truly national MLS Home Price Index. It’s a big deal and it’s important for all Realtors to know why.

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Pre-construction has been one of the most popular forms of investment. Here are three of the many financial impediments that may make your flip a flop.

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There is a general misconception that residential tenants may terminate their leases at will, without consequences or without any specific notice requirements. This simply isn’t true.

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Some Torontonians are opting out of the market to find greener (literally) pastures in cottage country. There are, however, some caveats and critical legal and practical issues that may affect your decision.

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The interpretation of a “standard” clause by the court is always a coin toss. This is especially true as it relates to interpreting representations and warranties, as the decision in Beatty v Wei highlights.

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The last few months of national, provincial and municipal housing stats suggest there is a slump in housing sales. Is this the bursting of the housing bubble? Or is it simply because real estate is expensive?

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In 2018, Ontario saw a steep rise in the number of condo projects being cancelled by builders. The numbers are shocking.