Legal Issues

Legal Issues



A recent study focussed on how buyers are using nameless corporations to attempt to launder money when purchasing real estate.


After a years-long legal battle, Burlington based real estate brokerage Apex Results Realty recently won a court case and was awarded 100 per cent of its claim for unpaid commissions.


Real estate laws change and you need to be up to date in order to practice in a manner that protects both agents and clients. Here are five tips to assist you with what I hope will be a successful 2019.


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


Recently an Ontario court handed down an important ruling in a case called Re Milne Estate, and it’s one that could impact the validity of your wills.



I have now given more than 30 seminars about the new Cannabis Act to real estate brokerages, real estate boards and landlord groups.


What happens if a real estate sales rep finds out that some visitors were having sex during an open house? Or worse, what happens if the sales rep is personally involved?


What condo owners and tenants may not realize is that the right to use cannabis is not unrestricted. The legalization of marijuana does not give people free rein to smoke just anywhere they like.


Parents are “gifting” or selling their rental properties to their children for a nominal value. While this is a valid strategy, there are several important factors to consider.


Many couples who are thinking of separating are unclear about how family law determines division of the family property – including cottages and rental property.