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2011 

  Ontario Real Estate Source   By Brian Madigan LL.B.   Question William Jones transferred title to his son Bob.  The deed was to "Bob Jones so long as the said land and premises are used as a farm" . William Jones, the father, died two years later.  His Will gave everything to his son Bob and hi...
07/31/2011
Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. Question William Jones transferred title to his son Bob.  The deed was to "Bob Jones so long as the said land and premises are used as a farm" . William Jones, the father, died two years later.  His Will gave everything to his son Bob and his dau...
07/31/2011
Which is Presumed: Joint Tenancy or Tenancy in Common? Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. Originally, in accordance with the common law properties conveyed to two people were presumed to be held in joint tenancy (with right of survivorship). Over the years, it was thought that thi...
07/31/2011
  Is Dual Agency the Worst Kind of Swine Flu?   Ontario Real Estate Source   By Brian Madigan LL.B.   A consumer association in the United States known as “CAARE” otherwise known as “Consumer Advocacy in American Real Estate” is rather opposed to the concept of dual agency.   Among other concern...
07/29/2011
Terms Bank Rates Preferred Rates 6 Month 4.45% 4.40% 1 YEAR 3.60% 2.64% 2 YEARS 3.95% 2.99% 3 YEARS 4.35% 3.49% 4 YEARS 5.04% 3.64% 5 YEARS 5.54% 3.64% 7 YEARS 6.44% 4.69% 10 YEARS 6.80% 4.95% Rates are subject to change without notice. *OAC E&OE Prime Rate is 3.00% Variable rate mortgages from ...
07/28/2011
Why Should Realtors have Dual Agency when Lawyers Don’t? Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. A consumer association in the United States known as “CAARE” otherwise known as “Consumer Advocacy in American Real Estate” is rather opposed to the concept of dual agency. Among other conc...
07/28/2011
Should Dual Agency Result in Lower Fees? Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. A consumer association in the United States known as “CAARE” otherwise known as “Consumer Advocacy in American Real Estate” is rather opposed to the concept of dual agency. Among other concerns this is wha...
07/27/2011
Is Dual Agency Truly a “Bait and Switch” Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. A consumer association in the United States known as “CAARE” otherwise known as “Consumer Advocacy in American Real Estate” is rather opposed to the concept of dual agency. This is what they say: “Dual Age...
07/26/2011
Evicting Tenants with Pets in Ontario Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. Are tenants allowed pets? And, if they have them, can you evict them? Have a look at the relevant provision under the Residential Tenancies Act: “No pet” provisions void "14.  A provision in a tenancy agreeme...
07/25/2011
Ontario Real Estate Source Terms Posted Rates Preferred Rates 6 MONTHS 4.45% 4.40% 1 YEAR 3.50% 2.64% 2 YEARS 3.85% 2.99% 3 YEARS 4.35% 3.52% 4 YEARS 4.99% 3.64% 5 YEARS 5.39% 3.79% 7 YEARS 6.35% 4.79% 10 YEARS 6.75% 4.99% Rates are subject to change without notice. *OAC E&OE If you require a ref...
07/25/2011
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