“BUYER BEWARE” IS ALIVE AND WELL

Posted in: Real Estate- Nov 18, 2013 Comments Off on “BUYER BEWARE” IS ALIVE AND WELL

You’ve searched and searched, and finally you’ve found your dream home. The price seems reasonable. And though not new, the house has been gutted and rebuilt so you don’t have to do a thing to it. It even comes with a mortgage helper – a legal basement suite you can rent out for some extra […]

WHAT IS A BREACH OF CONTRACT

Posted in: Real Estate- Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off on WHAT IS A BREACH OF CONTRACT

Say you want to hire a landscaping firm to put in a new garden. After discussing the details, the landscapers promise the garden you want by a set date. You promise to pay them a deposit up front and the rest when they’ve finished. That would be a contract. A contract is a legally binding […]

DON’T FOOLISHLY FORFEIT PROPERTY RIGHTS

Posted in: Real Estate- Dec 10, 2012 Comments Off on DON’T FOOLISHLY FORFEIT PROPERTY RIGHTS

“Would you mind if we cleared the back part of your yard for a driveway to our garage?,” asks your neighbour.  You don’t mind.  It’s just full of blackberry bushes, and you don’t use it.  Besides, you want to be a good neighbour.  In a few years, you’d like to build a storage shed there.  […]