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Buying a Home: Mortgages

The majority of home buyers are not afforded the luxury of paying for a home without obtaining a loan from one of the many available lenders. As a result, it is usually a requirement that the buyer arrange a mortgage with their lender. A buyer of real property should be aware that the requirements of the mortgage will add to the documents that need to… Read More »

Buying a Home: Offer to Purchase

An offer to purchase is the form used to create the agreement between the buyer and seller. Once the offer to purchase is signed, the agreement between the parties is established, and your lawyer will be limited by the agreement with regard to their ability to assist you. Therefore, prior to entering into an offer to purchase you should investigate all matters of importance to… Read More »

“My Corporation has Dissolved, Does it Matter?”

Yes it does. A corporation, whether non-profit or for profit, is a legal “person”.  Once a corporation has dissolved, it is no longer an active legal entity.  Dissolution for a corporation is similar to when an individual has died. An incorporated body may be dissolved intentionally or unintentionally. The unintentional dissolutions are usually due to failure to file annual returns with the Companies Office. If… Read More »

Got my Judgment! Ready to Collect!

People are often shocked to find out that once they get court issued Judgment, that doesn’t mean they then get paid. What?! Yes – just because the Small Claims Court or the Court of Queen’s Bench has heard your case and decided in your favour, it does not mean that you automatically get the money that Judgment is for. If you went to Small Claims… Read More »

Flip or Flop: Navigating the New Income Tax Act rules regarding Real Estate “Flipping”

Beginning as a highlight in the 2022 Canadian Budget, the federal government has made a concerted effort to ensure that profits made from “flipping properties” (i.e purchasing a property with the intent or effect to resell the property for a profit) are taxed in a full and fair manner.  As defined in Section 13 of the Income Tax Act, flipped property means a “housing unit… Read More »

Who has the Right and Responsibility to Make the Funeral Arrangements?

After a person has passed away, who has the right and responsibility to arrange for the funeral and the disposition of the deceased person’s body?  This question may arise when a person considers making advance funeral instructions.  This question may also come up where the family or friends of a deceased person disagree on funeral arrangements or on the method of disposing of the body.… Read More »