Legal Issues

Legal Issues

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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.

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If you or your clients are thinking of operating a business from their home, here are some things to consider.

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In Ngai v. Fufa Limited, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice decided that the absence of a valid agreement between a seller and her agent invalidated the agent’s claim to commission from a sale.

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How does an interested buyer know if a home’s basement apartment is legal? And what information about basement apartments must real estate agents provide to buyers?

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Drafting a will that divides assets equally sounds good, but if you have given more money to one child in your lifetime (such as help with university, a wedding or purchase of a house) it may be seen as unfair.

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When acting for both a seller and a buyer, what duties does a real estate agent owe to his or her clients if a property disclosure statement, known as a Seller Property Information Sheet (SPIS) in Ontario, is signed?

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In Ontario, real estate deals are supposed to close by 5 p.m., since that is when the government registration system shuts down.

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Selling a family home after a parent dies can be an emotional and stressful time. Some heirs may be in a hurry to dispose of the property and move on.

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Nothing dampens the excitement of a sale like the sudden realization that you’ve made a mistake.

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The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a decision to award Burlington-based Apex Results Realty more than $155,000 in unpaid commissions.