Time and Time Zones

Question: I am buying a property in Kitchener, Ontario but I am in Calgary Alberta. How do I deal with the “time”? Answer: The Agreement of Purchase and Sale already …

Real Estate Procrastinators

We all know the type: they look, look and look, but they never buy. For some strange reason, however, they keep on looking!  Five or ten years can easily pass, …

Powers of Attorney

Basically, there are two kinds of Powers of Attorney: Personal Care, General for Assets. Most people need them both. The first one deals with daily living decisions which affect the …

Open Concept Plans

For most of the twentieth century, house designs divided houses up into a number of rooms for specific purposes. In the early 1900’s, in addition to the regular rooms, parlours …

The Valuation of Corner Lots

So, are corner lots good or bad? Well, it all depends. Originally, land was subdivided into lots which were all of the same size. That caused a little bit of …