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2012 

  By Brian Madigan LL.B.Effective 23 June 2008, real estate agents must be aware that there is an obligation to comply with the provisions of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act. This Act is federal legislation and it is administered throughout the country by FINT...
09/30/2012
By Brian Madigan LL.B.We are all aware that sales agents like to pump their products, merchandise and services. That has been going on for years and the public who be naïve to think that there is never any “puffery” involved. However, there are times when it simply goes too far!The Consumer Prote...
09/30/2012
By Brian Madigan LL.B. Just what is it and where does it come from? In English common law, the concept seems to have lost its meaning. Not too many people seem to know what it means, just legal scholars and historians have an interest in the subject.Today, there are really two different definitio...
09/30/2012
  By Brian Madigan LL.B.From time to time, tenants will wish to take advantage of the favourable lease rates under a long term lease.For one reason or another, the property is no longer suitable for them to continue to occupy the premises. So, they decide to sublet. Only one little problem: they ...
09/30/2012
By Brian Madigan LL.B.There is always a great deal of confusion and discussion concerning conditions and escape clauses contained in agreements relating to real estate. But, it is really rather straightforward and the documentation depends upon how the escape clause was written in the first place...
09/30/2012
Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. The real estate agent in this case misused the documentation that has been drafted and made available by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). The agent rather than providing advice and assistance or representation as authorized under the R...
09/24/2012
      Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. Question:   We've accepted a registered offer on our home. We now have sellers’ remorse and would like to reject it before the home inspection. Can this be done? We have signed with a real estate firm.   Answer:   Your question is a little s...
09/24/2012
Landlord’s Notice for Showings to Prospective Purchasers Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. How does the Landlord gain access to the Tenant’s unit if he wants to sell the property? If you want to know about the specific rules that apply, it’s always best to look at the source. In ...
09/24/2012
Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. The difficulty at the moment is that there is a perception that gas prices are high, and the market itself is volatile. What is that going to mean for real estate? Generally, it’s not good news.       What effect will it have upon prices? The mos...
09/24/2012
If you require a referral to a mortgage broker, then please call me at 416-745-2300 Terms Posted Rates Preferred Rates 6 MONTHS 4.45% 3.95% 1 YEAR 3.20% 2.65% 2 YEARS 3.55% 2.79% 3 YEARS 3.95% 3.10% 4 YEARS 4.64% 3.15% 5 YEARS 5.34% 3.04% 7 YEARS 6.35% 3.69% 10 YEARS 6.75% 3.89% Rates are subject...
09/23/2012
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