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Monday, September 18, 2017 @ 9:23 AM

The courts have spoken, so why are spouses fighting for a right of first refusal?

When estranged couples can't agree on the sale of a jointly held matrimonial home, the problem is usually tied to a dispute over the valuation of the property. Although each party is entitled to the home's fair market value, the fluctuating housing market can complicate the situation. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 2:42 PM

CBA launches toolkit to assist lawyers handling mortgage instructions Ray Leclair sm

Dealing with mortgage matters isn’t as simple as it used to be, so the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) Real Property Section has developed an online toolkit to help lawyers dealing with complex mortgage instructions. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 8:32 AM

Ontario changed the real property landscape: Here's what it means to lawyers house_tax_sm

The Ontario government recently announced policy changes that affect the real estate market. I wish to comment on three of the policy initiatives: ... [read more]

Monday, September 11, 2017 @ 8:52 AM

CONDOMINIUMS - Unit holders - Duties of - Adherence to bylaws and rules

Appeal by the Herods and the Burgesses, neighbours of the Patersons in a strata development, from a declaration that the Patersons were entitled to construct a new home on their lot that did not accord with the applicable statutory building scheme for the development. ... [read more]

Friday, September 08, 2017 @ 1:52 PM

McKelvey counsel Dickson joins Crombie REIT board

Halifax-based counsel James Dickson of Stewart McKelvey has joined the board of trustees of the Crombie REIT. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 07, 2017 @ 2:28 PM

Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber hires new associate

A former articling student is the latest associate at Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP (GSNH). ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 8:51 AM

REAL PROPERTY TAX - Assessment - Methods - Valuation of land - Methods of - Factors affecting - Environmental contamination

Appeal by the assessor from a judgment on the property owner’s stated case appeal from a decision of the Property Assessment Appeal Board assessing its property at $975,000. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 @ 9:02 AM

SALE OF LAND - Agreement of purchase and sale - Right of first refusal - Remedies - Damages

Appeal by Multus Investment Corporation (Multus) and Strategic Acquisition Corp. (Strategic) from the judgment in Strategic’s action against Multus and Starke Capital Corp. (Starke), seeking specific performance of a Right of First Refusal (ROFR) agreement with Multus. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 @ 1:57 PM

Miller Thomson adds to its ranks in Toronto, London and Vaughan

Miller Thomson LLP has hired a partner and four new associates at its offices in Toronto, London and Vaughan, Ont. ... [read more]

Monday, August 28, 2017 @ 7:25 AM

Industry association calls for better enforcement, regulation of Ontario realtors Bob Aaron

The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) is calling for better regulation and enforcement of rules for provincial realtors, and observers say change in the real estate market is long overdue. ... [read more]