Applications to the Landlord Tenant Board

Though many parties to Landlord Tenant matters are self-represented, having a legal representative could save you time and money. Far too often, errors are made while drafting Applications in a Landlord Tenant Board matter. The error can be as simple as not properly describing the tenant’s unit. An error like this can lead to your…

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grey shed

Chattels & Fixtures When you purchase a house, you will often find yourself purchasing a number of items on the property in addition to the house itself. Things like kitchen appliances that might be included in the agreement are considered chattels while things that can’t be easily removed from the property, like a garden shed,…

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Importance Of A Lease

Effective April 30, 2018, the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 requires the use of a standard form of lease called the “Residential Tenancy Agreement” for most residential tenancies. The form is available online. The Agreement contains all of the details that a landlord will need to include in their lease and also provides notes throughout to…

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Leaky Basement?

As fall moves on, and summer becomes a distant memory, much of the real estate purchased throughout the summer will begin to reveal some unfortunate defects. As the autumn rains pick up, basements begin to spring leaks, mould grows and things begin to fall apart. Some of these defects are easily fixed. Many require large…

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Tree Canopy From Below

Trees are a wonderful thing. They filter our air, provide shade in the summer, and they brighten up the dreary fall. Trees are a valued and desirable element of any neighbourhood. They can also be a real nuisance. Why all this talk of trees? Because your trees or your plans for your property might be…

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