Is the 2018 Federal Budget the cure for affordable housing in Canada?

While the number of Canadians looking for affordable housing continues to grow, the supply of housing has not translated to keeping up with demand. The 2018 Federal Budget that was tabled on February 27 aims to help Canadians find affordable housing, among other things such as advancing reconciliati...
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There are some things Title Insurance does not cover – and it may cost you big time

While title insurance is an important investment for prospective purchasers of property, or those who already own property – it is important to understand that title insurance IS NOT a replacement for a proper title search. What is Title Insurance & what does it cover? Title insurance is a...
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Real Estate Transactions and Misrepresentations: When Can a Purchaser Back Out of the Deal?

In the recent Superior Court decision in Beatty v. Wei, the Court provided a helpful overview of the law relating to misrepresentations in real estate transactions. This case involved the sale of a residential property. The sale agreement included a clause in which the seller represented and warrant...
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