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Posted on September 5, 2021 In Administrative Law, Articles, Real Estate Law

September 5, 2021 By Brian Babcock Ontario’s Landlord and Tenant Board has the jurisdiction to determine the ownership of buildings, including through a simplified summary […]

Posted on August 23, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law

August 23, 2021 By Brian Babcock A financing condition is common in a residential agreement of purchase and sale. It exists to protect the buyers […]

Posted on August 23, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law, Real Estate Law

August 23, 2021 By Brian Babcock The Ontario Court of Appeal has given the duty of good faith in performing contracts a narrow reading, refusing […]

Posted on August 16, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law

August 16, 2021 By Brian Babcock Racially tainted reasons to deny a commercial tenant a renewal of their lease can result in relief from forfeiture […]

Posted on August 6, 2021 In Articles, Municipal Law, Real Estate Law

August 6, 2021 By Mark Mikulasik A real estate developer cannot sue a municipality for its increased costs if the information supplied by the municipality […]

Posted on July 14, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law

July 14, 2021 By Brian Babcock Most commercial leases contain clauses that describe the respective responsibility of the landlord and the tenant to repair or […]

Posted on June 29, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law, Wills & Estates

June 29, 2021 By Brian Babcock The idea of a family cottage property being passed down through the generations appeals to many. However, without careful […]

Posted on June 1, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law

June 1, 2021 By Brian Babcock The Ontario Court of Appeal continues to apply a common sense approach to interpreting agreements of purchase and sale. […]

Posted on May 17, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law

May 17, 2021 By Brian Babcock An agreement of purchase and sale of real estate, like any contract, will be interpreted in a way which […]

Posted on May 10, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law

May 10, 2021 By Brian Babcock For centuries, the primary remedy when an agreement of purchase and sale did not close was “specific performance” – […]