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  • Private mortgages are defined by the Law Society of Ontario as mortgages in which the lender “is not a Schedule I or II bank, registered loan or trust company, a licensed insurer or a subsidiary of any of them; pension fund or any other entity that lends money in the ordinary course of business”. As it becomes more d...
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  • As a law firm that specializes in completing real estate transactions we are often asked to advise on the rights of parties if the transaction is not completed. In particular, what will happen to the Deposit, and what remedies can a defaulting party be sued for? The simple answer is that it depends on the terms of the Ag...
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  • So, how’s the market? The question that I literally have been asked every day of my professional life. Having practiced real estate law for almost 20 years now, I have seen during my time many ups and downs. People trying to find the “perfect” time to buy/sell a property in the GTA and surrounding areas. But no mat...
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  • When Do We Get Keys?
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    One question that is asked by pretty much every Purchaser in relation to their purchase transaction is what time they will get keys to the Property on the day their transaction is scheduled to close. There is no fixed time as to when keys may be released to a Purchaser. Keys or the code to the lockbox on the Property whi...
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  • Many business owners are eager to start a new venture and part of that process often involves leasing a space from which to conduct their business (the “Premises”). Sometimes an offer to lease for the Premises will be negotiated for the general terms of a future lease for the Premises, but the actual lease that is cr...
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