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Published in the Globe and Mail June 29, 2001.

A question that many homeowners and home purchasers are asking themselves today is, what is title insurance and do they really need it? Title insurance provides property owners and mortgage lenders with protection in the event that another party claims an interest in the property, or there is some defect in the title or some related matter which lowers the value of the property being bought or mortgaged.

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Published in the Globe and Mail May 25, 2001.

Most builders have their own form of agreement of purchase and sale which covers the matters mentioned in these columns.

The Greater Toronto Home Builders’ Association (GTHBA), which represents over 600 home builders in the GTA, developed a standard form of new home agreement of purchase and sale in 1988.

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Published in the Globe and Mail May 4, 2001.

The agreement of purchase and sale is the foundation for every real estate transaction, whether it’s residential or commercial. It never ceases to amaze me how what is usually the most important legal agreement that most people will ever enter into gets the least amount of attention from most home buyers.

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Published in the Globe and Mail April 6, 2001.

Delayed closings in the GTA are not a recent phenomenon. During the real estate boom of the 1980s, an overheated market put tremendous strains upon the supply of new homes.

In 1988, consumer pressure resulted in the provincial building industry regulatory body, the Ontario New Home Warranty Program (ONHWP), legislating mandatory provisions to be included in an Addendum to each Purchase Agreement for a new home (excluding new condominiums).

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Published in the Globe and Mail March 30, 2001.

This year is threatening to be marked by strikes, new development taxes, rising construction costs, job losses and stock market crashes.

In spite of all that, the forecasts are still for a strong real estate market in 2001.

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Mar 1, 2001
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Ontario New Home Warranty Program Recent Cases. Greater Toronto Home Builders Association Standard Form Purchase Agreement. Pay Assurance is coming to Town - Subdividers Beware. What is there to BRRAG about.

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Topics: That an exclusive use clause can unexpectedly handcuff a landlord's ability to enter into future leases; "and" can mean "or".

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DID YOU KNOW?

That a lease should expressly state a landlord's rights to demolish or change the rental philosophy of a shopping centre if the landlord wants to re-develop it?

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Topics: Lease Without an Overholding Clause; Lease With Overholding Clause.

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May 1, 2000
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Topics: The Good - Solvency Tests Abolished; The Bad - Super Priority of Provincial Tax Legislation; The Ugly - Mortgage Lenders Beware - Super Priority of Revenue Canada Source Deductions; Municipal Taxes Priorities. Read More

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Apr 3, 2000
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Topics covered: Tenders. The Privilege Clause. The Duty of Good Faith. Read More

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Mar 1, 2000
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Topics: Interest on Arbitration Awards for Rent; Long-Term Leases of Part of a Building, The Planning Act and the Land Transfer Tax Act; Evidence of Insurance; Amalgamation and Assignments. Read More

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Mar 1, 2000
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Topics covered: ONHWP: Guarantors Lose. Disputes under new Condominium Agreements. Read More

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Topics:Can the use of a Trustee shield an Owner from Liability.

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Many lenders and their solicitors have been following, with close interest, the saga of Goodyear Canada Inc., Burnhamthorpe Square Inc. and the Canada Life Assurance Company in their respective quests to overturn the decision of Mr. Justice Ground reported in Goodyear v. Burnhamthorpe Square Inc. (1997) 32 O.R. (3d) 657. Read More

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“Haven’t I heard This Song Before? : Subconscious Plagiarism in Pop Music and the Infringement of Copyright – Towards a Part... Read More

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