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The Basics of “Kitec,” and What Sellers and Buyers Need to Know

August 19, 2019
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By Martin K.I. Rumack

Whether you are an existing homeowner or someone looking to purchase a property, you may not have heard of “Kitec” piping, which is a product sold and used between 1995 and 2007. It was used in new home construction and in renovations of […]

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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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Legal Responsibilities of Real Estate Agents book review in REM Magazine

Legal Responsibilties of Real Estate Agents, 4th Edition Book Review in REM Magazine

September 27, 2016
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As Published by REM Magazine – June 27th, 2016

Legal Responsibilities of Real Estate Agents, Fourth Edition

Rosemary Bocska and Martin K.I. Rumack – LexisNexis

This popular textbook by research lawyer Rosemary Bocska and Toronto lawyer and frequent REM contributor Martin Rumack is […]

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How to Help Your Clients with Their Mortgage-Shopping

April 4, 2016
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By definition, real estate professionals are on the front-line of the home-buying process with their clients:  They are called upon to explain the process, to find them the right home, and then – alongside the involved lawyers – to help shepherd them through the actual legal home-buying […]

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