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 …

Joint Tenancy Issues in Ontario

Question: Bob and Martha are brother and sister, they were left a house by their mother, as joint tenants. Martha dies. Can you list the property right away, on Bob’s …

Use the Correct “legal name”

You should really be using the person’s correct legal name, regardless of registration. With married women we do have two scenarios. Mary Jones acquired a property, got married, changed her …