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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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  • Standard residential Agreement of Purchase and Sale (Agreement) forms used in Ontario contain the following clause known as the “Entire Agreement” clause: “This Agreement including any Schedule attached hereto, shall constitute the entire Agreement between Buyer and Seller. There is no representation, warranty, col...
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  • We live in uncertain times. There is no doubt. As our new way of living evolves, we learn to evolve ourselves. Our lifestyles as we once knew them have changed and we are upon quite possibly the “new way of living”. What that means, we do not yet know. We will continue to learn over time. But here is some hard real...
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  • A title insurance policy protects the homeowner from damages arising out of certain title defects that were not discovered before the closing of the purchase transaction. One of the types of losses that are usually covered by an owner’s title insurance policy is the unmarketability of title. The marketability of title ...
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  • In Ontario, the disclosure obligations of a seller do not extend to all existing defects in a property. For the purposes of disclosure requirements, there is a distinction made between “patent defects”, and “latent defects”. Patent defects are those defects which are discoverable by the buyer, or the buyer’s in...
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