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...

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...

Selecting the Right Lawyer

There are some consideration to keep in mind when selecting the right lawyer for your needs. Whenever you hire a lawyer, work with one who has been referred by someone you trust. If that’s not possible, do your research online about the firm, read reviews, and...
Reviewing the Vendor’s Real Property Report

Reviewing the Vendor’s Real Property Report

You’re looking for a different home, one with a big back yard you can envision yourself relaxing in on a warm summer evening. Perhaps a yard that the kids can play in? Then you find it. The perfect home with the perfect yard–or so you think. Many homes...
Do Your Due Diligence When Searching for a Calgary Realtor

Do Your Due Diligence When Searching for a Calgary Realtor

While a large proportion of my real estate practice comes to me via my connection with realtors, I don’t want to point fingers, but I am increasingly finding that both Buyers and Sellers are not being served well by their realtors. My issue to discuss in this...
Do Your Due Diligence When Searching for a Calgary Realtor

Real Estate Buying Tips: Hold Backs

Generally, a purchaser will be unable negotiate a hold back for a portion of the purchase price on the closing date. For example, suppose that you, as purchaser, are taking possession of your new house today and you find that the dishwasher does not work, the front...
Do Your Due Diligence When Searching for a Calgary Realtor

More Things to Look at Before Purchasing a Home

There is no substitute for actually spending the time to review your contemplated house purchase prior to entering into a Purchase Agreement. Many purchasers will not look beyond the well maintained lawn, the flowers and the paint colour to consider the other...