What is Title Insurance? Title insurance protects property owners from losses that could potentially arise regarding the legal ownership of a property. As a present title owner it is crucial to have a clear ownership “title” to the property. Despite the current owner being at no fault, these issues can always arise. Without title insurance,…

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If you are considering purchasing a home or condo this year, one of the decisions you will need to make is whether you wish to purchase something that is newly built or whether you wish to purchase a resale property. While there are advantages and disadvantages to each, many people prefer to purchase a resale…

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When dealing with someone’s estate after they are deceased, there is a process called probate which must happen before assets may be transferred to that person’s beneficiaries. This helps to ensure that the relative taxes are first paid out accordingly. The executor or administrator of the estate ensures that debts and taxes are paid off…

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Purchasing a home is the largest investments that most people will make in their lives. The process can be both exciting and stressful. But having the help of the right professionals such as a good realtor and real estate lawyer can really help the process go more smoothly.  If you are in the process of…

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The Risks and Rewards of Buying a Foreclosed Home

If you have seen a foreclosure property appear on the market lately, you may be tempted to swoop in and purchase it at a fraction of the price that you would had it been a normal sale. Although foreclosure sales are not as common in Canada as they are in the US, they sill happen…

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