The Sellers Say They Won’t Close: Will the Courts Make Them?
Rising real estate prices create incentives for sellers to try to get the most out of their agreements. The hot markets in most of Ontario since the initial pandemic restrictions were loosened are no exception, and we have seen an...Read More
The Federal Home Equity Capital Gains Tax
As federal and provincial government deficits skyrocket due to COVID-19 support payouts such as the CERB, governments at all levels will be searching for new revenue sources in the not-so-distant future to try and balance budgets. One way to accomplish...Read More
Drugs, Murder and Nudists – What Must be Disclosed During a Real Estate Sale in Ontario?
When purchasing a home, most buyers want the confidence that the home they are buying is in good shape and that the neighbourhood they are moving into lives up to their expectations. With the help of real estate agents, a...Read More
Majority Of Home Sales Driven By Older Individuals
There has been a noticeable decline in mortgage activity amongst Canadians. Generally speaking, younger individuals - ages 38 and younger - seem to be struggling to break into the residential real estate market. While overall home sales have been down...Read More
What is an Irrevocable Date and Why is it Important?
A binding contract requires offer and acceptance and consideration. Generally, an offer can be accepted at any time until it is revoked. In order to not allow an offer to be available for acceptance all Agreements of Purchase and Sale...Read More
Benefits Available With Real Estate Lawyers for First-Time Home Buyers
There are many aspects of a real estate transaction that may seem overwhelming, especially when it is your first home purchase. The transaction is likely the largest investment you have ever made. In order to ensure that the transaction goes...Read More