Tag: Real Estate

All real estate related posts.

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What Information will my Real Estate Lawyer Need for my Home Purchase?

April 16, 2019

In Ontario, when you select a real estate lawyer for your home purchase, you will be required to provide the lawyer with a number of materials prior to closing.  Below, we explain what those materials are, how you can obtain them, and why your real estate lawyer will need them. Here’s What You Need Agreement…Read More

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Spousal Consent for your Home Sale

April 11, 2019

When you sell property, your Toronto real estate lawyer will require that all registered owners sign the transfer documents.   When a married couple buys a home, both parties are generally the registered owners, or on title. When only one spouse in on title, the other is most often required to sign the documents even though…Read More

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Power of Sale

April 9, 2019

Obtaining a mortgage from a financial institution is a common thing to do when purchasing a home. Mortgage documents that a buyer must sign include standard terms, which outline the resources available to the bank in the event of non-payment by the borrower.  One such recourse is the bank’s power of sale. Notice of Sale…Read More

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Liability of Home Inspectors

April 4, 2019

Buyers are often concerned that the house they are purchasing is laden with problems, and they as the new homeowners will be burdened with the bill to fix the problems.  Buyers may find comfort by making the agreement for purchase and sale conditional upon a home inspection to the buyer’s satisfaction. This condition should be…Read More

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Who Owns the Trees in your Backyard?

April 2, 2019

Many people view their front and back yards as blank canvases, full of landscaping possibilities.  A pool or organic garden may be part of a homeowner or prospective homeowner’s grand plans. Many people don’t think to speak to their real estate lawyer about such plans.  But if a tree is getting in the way of…Read More