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Unconditional offers to Buy are Binding, Appeal Court Rules

Unconditional Offers to Buy are Binding, Appeal Court Rules

September 23, 2020
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If you are in the market to buy a home, you will be familiar with the concept of an “unconditional’ offer, meaning one that is made without any conditions attached – such as your first being able to obtain financing on terms and conditions satisfactory to you, obtain […]

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Be Careful if Buying Real Estate From a Non- Resident!

April 15, 2019
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If you are purchasing a property from an owner who is not a Canadian resident, you must be careful and take certain steps in order that you do not become responsible for the Seller’s taxes owing to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

A non-resident seller is […]

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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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RECO Rules Impose New Record-Keeping Duties July 1, 2015 – Are You Ready?

July 7, 2015
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As real estate agents well know, especially in major cities with hot real estate markets the “bidding war” phenomenon is nothing new.    But consumers often suspect that unscrupulous agents – inspired to drive the selling price (and thus their commissions) up – may fuel these bidding frenzies by hinting to […]

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