Real Estate

Buyer Beware: the legal effect of the SPIS

In the recent case of Picard v Grgurich, Ontario’s Divisional Court provided a detailed analysis of the doctrine of caveat emptor (let the buyer beware) and the legal implications of […]

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Is Your Condominium Prepared For Recreational Marijuana?

Is Your Condominium Prepared For Recreational Marijuana? When Ontario’s Cannabis Act, 2017 comes into effect on October 17, 2018, marijuana use, distribution and sale will become legal. Occupants over the […]

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Condominium Status Certificates 3

CASES DEALING WITH STATUS CERTIFICATES 1) Bilorosek v. Vaitkus, (2004) CarswellOnt 5144 Buyer made an offer to purchase a condo from Seller which was conditional on the purchaser obtaining a […]

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Condominium Status Certificates 2

STATUS CERTIFICATES 1)   NAME (a) The term “Status Certificates” replaces “Estoppel Certificates”. 2)   TIME (a) A status certificate which includes all of the required attachments must be given to anyone […]

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Troublesome Tenants in Condominiums – Part 7

Allison v. Rank City Wall Canada Ltd. [1984] O.J. No. 3094 45 O.R. (2d) 141 Ontario High Court of Justice Smith J. February 8, 1984. E. Allen, for plaintiff. W. […]

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Troublesome Tenants in Condominiums – Part 6

Case Name: Niagara North Condominium Corp. No. 125 v. Waddington Between Niagara North Condominium Corp. No. 125, Applicant (Appellant), and Heather Waddington, Respondent (Respondent in Appeal) APPLICATION UNDER section 134 […]

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Troublesome Tenants in Condominiums – Part 5

Case Name: Carleton Condominium Corp. No. 555 v. Lagacé Between Carleton Condominium Corporation No. 555, and Guy Lagacé, Barbara Stinson-Shea and John Bowman Spero [2004] O.J. No. 1480 Court File […]

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Troublesome Tenants in Condominiums – Part 4

Selected Sections of the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 S.O. 2006, CHAPTER 17 Termination only in accordance with Act 37 (1) A tenancy may be terminated only in accordance with this Act. Termination […]

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Troublesome Tenants in Condominiums – Part 3

Condominium Act, 1998 ONTARIO REGULATION 49/01 Right click and select ‘Save Picture As’ to download ‘Form 5’ above. View Next Section

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Troublesome Tenants in Condominiums – Part 2

5.  Remedy in Damages The condominium corporation can seek costs from a unit owner who violates the condominium by-laws. Therefore, a condominium corporation can require the unit owner to pay […]

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