The Additional Expenses to Expect as a Home Buyer

January 7, 2019

When you buy a new home, you will have more than just the purchase price and legal fees to pay. In fact, there are a number of other additional costs you can expect in Ontario. This can include land transfer tax, Harmonized Sales Tax and Non-resident Speculation Tax, as well as adjustments. Land Transfer Tax…Read More

Dying Intestate or Without a Will

January 3, 2019

If you die without a will that details your wishes for any property that you have, this is called dying intestate. This means it will be up to the law to decide how your property should be divided and distributed amongst family members in the event of your death. In particular, the Succession Law Reform…Read More

Is it Beneficial to have a Will?

December 31, 2018

As we get older, a lot of people think about whether they should create a will or not, especially if they have children or close family. It is said that there are less than 50 percent of Canadians currently have a will in place for when they die. So, is it really beneficial to have…Read More

Can I write my own Will?

December 27, 2018

While it can be hard to think about the end of your life, preparing a will is an important step for making sure that your family are looked after when you are gone. It doesn’t matter what age you are, having a will makes sure property is distributed the way you want it to be…Read More

The Personal Representative of Your Will

December 24, 2018

If you have a will in Ontario, you will choose someone that you trust to be the executor of your will. This person is also called a personal representative and their duty will be to carry out your wishes that are detailed in your will concerning the distribution of your property. They will make sure…Read More