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2011 

The Law of Disclosure and the Use of the Seller Property Information Statement This course qualifies for 3 credit hours of continuing education for real estate professionals requiring RECO education credits. The program is being offered by the Ottawa Real Estate Board on 11 November 2011 at the ...
10/31/2011
Mortgage Rates ~ 31 October 2011      (2) Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B.       Terms Posted Rates Preferred Rates 6 MONTHS 4.45% 4.40% 1 YEAR 3.50% 2.75% 2 YEARS 3.55% 2.84% 3 YEARS 4.05% 2.99% 4 YEARS 4.79% 3.09% 5 YEARS 5.29% 3.44% 7 YEARS 6.35% 4.49% 10 YEARS 6.75% 4.79% Rat...
10/31/2011
Mortgage Rates ~ 31 October 2011 Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. TERM POSTED Preferred RATES* 6 Month 4.45% 4.45% 1 Year 3.60% 2.75% 2 Year 3.95% 3.04% 3 Year 4.35% 3.09% 4 Year 5.04% 3.09% 5 Year 5.54% 3.29% 7 Year 6.44% 4.49% 10 Year 6.80% 4.79% Variable Rate 2.80% Prime Rate ...
10/31/2011
Supreme Court Says Bloggers are Safe to Use “Hyperlinks”        Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. Hyperlinks are part and parcel of blogging. They are part of the basic fabric of the internet and underlie the principle of freedom of speech. At least, that’s the view of the Suprem...
10/30/2011
Condo Boards At Risk with Confidential Information Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B.      The problem is this: corporations must protect privacy. A recent survey conducted by Thomson Reuters indicates that corporate boards are falling way short of the task. Essentially, they are ...
10/30/2011
Condo Developments Put Pressure on Neighbourhood Prices Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. When condo developments come to town, prices escalate.   Currently, this is the case in downtown Vancouver. The City decided that Cambie street would be a great location for downtown condo d...
10/30/2011
Cavalier Agent Deprived of Commission Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. The agent took the listing and negotiated the sale of the property on behalf of the vendor.   However, there were environmental risks and when they in fact materialized the agent knew that it would be best to...
10/29/2011
Lawyers Now Need Continuing Education Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. It used to be that once you were called to the bar, you were up to date and you knew all you needed to know.   As the Law Society of Upper Canada concluded, continuing education is necessary. The simple error...
10/29/2011
No Legal Costs in Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. The Supreme Court of Canada recently decided that the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal cannot award costs.   In the case under appeal, the applicant achieved an award of $4,000, but in addition was a...
10/29/2011
Court Gives Prospective Tenant the Deposit Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that a Landlord cannot treat a deposit paid as a forfeiture penalty.   In this case, the prospective tenant gave a deposit and agreed to rent the apartment. Subseque...
10/29/2011
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