Category Archives: Real Estate Law

Costly lessons in buying a new home

When you buy a home it is important that retain a lawyer assisting you in drafting an agreement of purchase and sale that protects your interests. Many agreements are drafted to the benefit of the seller(s). The following article written...
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Crackdown on phantom offers

Matthias Duensing recently published in Lawyers Weekly an article on the amendments to the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002, aiming to toughen rules of disclosure. The article can be found following this link:
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Stigmatization of properties

Do sellers in Ontario have a legal obligation to disclose information about suicides, murders, or any other matters which might stigmatize a property? The answer is no. While other jurisdictions have implemended legislation to protect potential buyers, Ontario has not...
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