Natalka Falcomer

Natalka Falcomer

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A recent Real Estate Council of Ontario decision makes it clear that there are certain cases in which agents acting for tenants must disclose the presence of roommates.

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Understanding Bill 184 is imperative for anyone selling or buying a tenanted property and it is imperative for real estate agents to understand it too.

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Many lawyers are counseling landlords to not agree to the CECRA program if the landlord wouldn’t be financially able to grant the rent reduction without financial assistance from the government. Why?

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COVID-19 showed me that, notwithstanding one’s legal rights, landlords and tenants can co-operate, especially since their survival was interdependent. This is especially true during the height of COVID-19.

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This case provides several important lessons about the dangers of miscommunication and not putting everything into a lease, despite written emails and good intentions.

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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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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.