No Deposit: The Seller’s Options!

What can the Seller do if the deposit is late or doesn’t arrive at all? There are essentially two options: Affirm the transaction, waive the breach and elect to proceed …

Doctrine of Merger ~ Just Simplification

The doctrine of merger is an ancient common law doctrine. Essentially it is just simplification. Let’s look at three examples: 1)     Tenant purchases leased land, 2)     Purchaser completes the closing, …

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 …

Termination of Joint Tenancy

Matrimonial Home Spouse and One Other Question: I was looking on line for precedent to support the argument that 26(1) of the FLA does not sever a joint tenancy of …