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Creating an Estate Plan for 2021

The arrival of a New Year is the time that many of us like to make resolutions. And while that usually means thinking about things that...

What is interim occupancy & what do I need to do?

When purchasing a new condo, there is a period of time between the day you take possession of your unit and when you take ownership. This...

Benefits of Incorporation (PREC) for Realtors in Ontario

Thanks to the passing of Bill 145, Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2020, realtors in Ontario may now incorporate and earn income through a Personal...

Personal Real Estate Corporations (PRECs) are here! What are they and how are they different from any other corporation?

Prior to the end of 2001, professionals could not incorporate their practices except as allowed by the laws that regulated their specific profession (all compliant professional...

Levy Zavet – The Misconceptions Between Guardianship and Power of Attorney

If a person becomes incapable of making decisions for themselves, a family member, close friend, or another person or sometimes even a trust corporation often receives...

Levy Zavet – Is it time to sell your family cottage?

Quiet days spent fishing on the lake, jumping off the dock into the cool refreshing water, nights spent around a campfire and endless family game nights:...

Levy Zavet – What is a spousal trust for your will?

A spousal trust is an important aspect of the estate planning process that is often overlooked. Sometimes called a testamentary spousal trust, this important tool is...

Registering a Notice to try and save a Power of Sale

Often, borrowers loosing their home to a power of sale will take any advise they can get to stop the process. Borrowers are sometimes led...

Meeting your legal needs during Covid-19

At Levy Zavet, the health and safety of our clients and staff is our top priority. During this time, we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation as...

Private Lending: Do not Rely on Someone Else’s Appraisal!

Often private lenders will receive a brief term sheet with an email introduction from a mortgage broker or agent trying to place a mortgage deal.  Included...