Buying a Home with a Friend? Create and Sign an Agreement

Buying a Home with a Friend? Create and Sign an Agreement

It never ceases to amaze me that two or more adults can agree to pool their money to purchase a home, to fund monthly mortgage payments, to maintain and operate that home, all with have no written agreement that sets out what will happen if their relationship comes...
Common Sense in New Home Walkthroughs – Just Do It!

Common Sense in New Home Walkthroughs – Just Do It!

Purchasing a home is one of the most important financial and life decisions you can make. It’s hard not to let emotions get the best of your decision making. That’s why it’s important to take your time and use all of the tools at your disposal to...
Before Removing Name from Land Title Consult Mortgagee

Before Removing Name from Land Title Consult Mortgagee

After buying a home with a partner, is it now time to take one of the names off of title? That may not be as easy as instructing your lawyer to complete and register a transfer of land. Did you know that your mortgage company has the right to refuse to allow you to...

The Dower Act in Estate Law

When a Seller of a home, which was the matrimonial home prior to a separation, is in the Seller’s name, problem can arise. If the Seller is not yet divorced certain steps need to be made to ensure the sale goes smoothly. The Dower Act requires that the...