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Different Types of Business Law

If you own a business, chances are that you will have to consult with a business lawyer a number of times during the length of your...

Levy Zavet Lawyers: A Real Estate Lawyer’s Top Tips for First-Time Homebuyers in 2020

As 2019 came to a close, many Canadians are setting their sights on 2020 and making plans for the next decade. If one of your New...

Why Would One Need a Real Estate Lawyer?

For most Canadians, the purchase of a home is the largest single investment that they will ever make. Not only is the purchase of a home a large...

The Holdover Period, Real Estate Commissions and Listing Agreements

Sellers should be weary and concerned with agreeing to a holdover period as defined in a typical listing agreement to offer to sell a property.  The...

Buying or Selling a Home with an Oil Tank

What you need to be aware of when buying or selling a home with an oil tankOn June 28, 2001, the Ontario Legislature enacted the new...

CONSTRUCTION LAW UPDATE: The Meaning of Builder Under the Ontario New Home Warranty Plan Act

In Ontario, Tarion Warranty Corporation (“Tarion”) is responsible for administering the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER 0.31 (the “Act”) and is remedial,...

Breached Agreements of Purchase and Sale: Can I Recover My Losses?

Many Real Estate transactions wind up breaking down between the point where an Agreement of Purchase and Sale has been signed and the transaction is completed...

Real Estate law: Can You Refuse to Close if Your Condominium Square Footage is Less Than You Bargained For?

In real estate law, representations are very important elements to any agreement of purchase and sale.  Typically the party selling the property will represent things such...

Real Estate Law: What the Difference is Between a Condition and a Warranty and Writing the Agreement of Purchase and Sale

One of the most important things I stress to Realtors and purchaser clients is to make sure it is very clear in the agreement of purchase...

Real Estate Law: Easements Affecting Your Property

Simply defined in the Blacks law dictionary, an easement is an interest in land owned by another person, consisting in the right to use or control...