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Verbal Mention of Sloping Kitchen Floor Not Enough – Negligent Home Inspector Ordered to Pay $19K to Buyer

February 21, 2017
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An Ontario case called Rimmer v. Building Insights Inc. probably gives some comfort to potential buyers – but it probably keeps home inspectors awake at night.  It features a home inspector who was ordered to pay almost $19,000 to a buyer who hired him, all because he reported […]

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Assigning an Agreement of Purchase and Sale (Prior to Closing)

September 3, 2016
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What is an Assignment of an Agreement of Purchase and sale?

At its essence, an Assignment of an Agreement of Purchase and Sale – informally known as “flipping a home” – is a simple concept:  A buyer of a new home allows someone else to take over the purchase contract […]

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Court Confirms Transfer of “Ownership” Necessary for HST New Housing Rebate

March 13, 2015
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Court Confirms Transfer of “Ownership” Necessary for HST New Housing Rebate Eligibility
As you may know, the HST New Housing Rebate is established and governed by the federal Excise Tax Act, and is aimed primarily at those who buy a new or substantially-renovated home from a builder […]

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