Real Estate

Can a Power of Attorney for Property Change a Beneficiary Designation?

written by Jessica J. Butler, Law Clerk at Fasken LLP. Powers of attorney can be an area of confusion for those clients looking to create or update their estate plans. Clients can be uncertain as to what kinds of duties and responsibilities someone appointed under a power of attorney may [...]

Couple whose Toronto home sold without their knowledge says systems failed to protect them

Stakeholders call for multi-factor ID verification to protect against real-estate fraud Written by:  Nicole Brockbank, Farrah Merali, John Lancaster · CBC News When Stephanie logged online to pay her monthly bills last year she noticed something strange. The mortgage she shared with her husband, Derrick, had disappeared from the home screen of her Canadian bank [...]

2023-02-15T11:09:14-05:00January 26th, 2023|Property, Real Estate, Refinancing|

Banks vs Brokers: which is better?

An article written by Claire Wilson. As B.C. homebuyers continue to navigate the real estate market in an inflationary environment marked by rate hikes and volatility, finding a good mortgage rate is an essential part of the homebuying process. There are two main options for buyers when looking for an [...]

2023-02-15T11:16:03-05:00January 18th, 2023|Property, Real Estate, Refinancing|
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