Real Estate

Guardianships and how they work.

  A great blog by Weir Foulds LLP regarding guardianships and how they work:  Protections for adults without capacity: explaining guardians, guardianships, and how they work WeirFoulds' Claire McNevin scrutinizes Ontario's critical legal protections for incapable adults. By Claire McNevin Feb 16, 2022   While societal health has understandably been at [...]

New Canadian laws for 2023 and how they’ll affect you

Written By:  SAMANTHA EDWARDS AND MATHILDE AUGUSTIN For the Globe and Mail A new year brings new rules. As of Jan. 1 and throughout the year, a slew of new laws will come into effect, including changes on who can buy homes in Canada, increases to hourly minimum wages, and new limits [...]

2023-02-15T10:50:14-05:00February 10th, 2023|Property|

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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