Understanding Exclusive Use in Condominiums

(Ontario) Question: I am having difficulty understanding “exclusive use”: ” One or more owners may have exclusive use of selected common elements, such as parking spaces and balconies.” Answer: It’s …

Furnace Liens in Ontario

Question: Would a XYZ furnace rental contract appear on the parcel register? Answer: The furnace on the truck on the driveway is a chattel. Once it’s taken downstairs and installed, …

Retaining Wall Falling Down

(Ontario) Question: How do you deal with a property with a falling down retaining wall between properties? The Sellers agent knows nothing. The higher property (The neighbours) has a retaining …

Unities In Joint Tenancy

(Ontario) There four unities in a Joint Tenancy. Unity of Interest:  means equal sized units. So, two people half and half, three people, a third each, four people a quarter …

Mortgages and Charges

For as long as there was the individual ownership of property, there were people who couldn’t afford it. Basically, that meant that someone else had to lend money to the …