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  • You walked into a sales office one Saturday afternoon. You have seen the ads for the new construction project for weeks. You can’t wait to finally purchase your first new home!   The salesperson put the agreement in front of you. Everything is standard you are told. Just sign. Should you? If you remember one thing...
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  • We often act as the lawyers for either the Buyer or the Seller of real estate owned in Canada by Non-Residents of Canada. As a Non-Resident of Canada, tax must be paid on income received from sources in Canada. The type of tax paid and the requirement to file an income tax return depend on the type of income received, th...
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  • When lending money to someone, it is important to consider how the debt that now exists between yourself, as the lender, and the other person, as the debtor (based on your advance of money) is going to be best protected from future disputes with the debtor or default by the debtor. If you lend money to someone without a...
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  • If it is your 1st real estate purchase or even your 10th, title insurance may be a mystery to you. You may want to know why your real estate lawyer may recommend purchasing a policy of residential title insurance on your upcoming real estate purchase transaction and below are some helpful reasons. A residential title ins...
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  • Imagine yourself in this scenario: You visit a sales centre to look at the plans for a new house or condominium unit. Before you know it, you're falling in love with one in particular and sign a massive stack of papers for it. Everything after that becomes a blur but one particular thing you recall the salesperson emphas...
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