Requisitions in an Agreement

This particular paragraph is a little bit confusing so we’re going to have to pick it apart line by line. However, before we do, you have to understand that there …

Doctrine of Merger ~ Just Simplification

The doctrine of merger is an ancient common law doctrine. Essentially it is just simplification. Let’s look at three examples: 1)     Tenant purchases leased land, 2)     Purchaser completes the closing, …

Joint Tenancy Issues

Question: I am about to list a property for sale, but when I checked there are actually three persons named as joint tenants. Only two are my clients Answer: The …

Termination of Joint Tenancy

Matrimonial Home Spouse and One Other Question: I was looking on line for precedent to support the argument that 26(1) of the FLA does not sever a joint tenancy of …

Municipal Tax Sales in Ontario

Municipalities dispose of properties authority under Part XI (Sections 371-389) of the Municipal Act, 2001 R.O. 2001 c. 25, within their jurisdiction for arrears of taxes. The tax arrears include …

Survey or Title Insurance?

Actually, it shouldn’t be one or the other. It should be both. One of the problems is that title insurance was marketed as a cheaper alternative to a survey. This …

Late Deposit

Question Buyer’s deposit cheque arrives late. Buyer proceeds with fulfilling conditions and submits necessary documents. Seller requests preparation of mutual release and signs same. Buyer refuses to sign. Is the …