Should You Get a Survey?

A very substantial error occurred in a real estate transaction. The purchaser was interested in buying a cottage property. As it turned out, the building which she thought she was …

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 …

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 …

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 …