The LAW of Disclosure in Canada

If you want to know about the law of disclosure in real estate transactions, then have a look at this case: December 8, 2011 BETWEEN: Timothy Scherbak and Cherese Scherbak …

Title Insurance: Is it Necessary?

That’s a good question. Prior to 1997, there was no commonly available title insurance in Ontario and yet it was the norm in the United States. Solicitor’s Opinion Traditionally, purchasers …

Waterfront Property: Who Owns it?

If you are looking at waterfront property, you really want to know where your property ends and the lake begins. You definitely don’t want a “gap”. So, where’s the line? …

Two Reasons for the Deposit

There are actually two basic reasons for a deposit in a real estate transaction: 1)     to constitute security for payment, and 2)     to establish a pre-estimate of the damages in …

Condominium Ownership Explained

A condominium is a parcel of real estate. It is one single unit of a condominium corporation. In effect, it is one method of common ownership with others of a …