Photographic Contracts and Copyrights

There are a number of standard form contracts for photographers. When it comes to the “copyright issues” here are three examples: 1) FILM and COPYRIGHTS: The photographs produced by the COMPANY …

Open Bidding: Let’s Hire a “Puffer”

The Liberals were elected federally and one of their platforms was a change to real estate transactions eliminating “blind bidding”. This means that every Buyer would know what the competing …

The CMA for Divorcing Couples

From time to time agents will be asked to do a CMA (comparative market analysis), that is an opinion about the current value. These situations are always tricky. If it’s …

Where is Your Front Yard?

By Brian Madigan LL.B. Where is your front yard? Sometimes, this can be a problem. You want to landscape, but you are not quite sure where to put the brick …

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 …