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Legal update regarding mortgage insurance
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

Canada's regulatory and supervisory framework of its residential mortgage market has undergone significant change in the aftermath of


Housing affordability and human happiness
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

Some interesting things are emerging from the froth and churn being generated by the housing affordability crisis on Canada's left coast. For the


Not so fast: REDMA Amendments may not have retrospective effect
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2015

On May 29, 2014, the Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2014 received royal assent. It made significant amendments (the "Amendments") to the Real


Commercial availability rates in Montreal: figures have never been this high in the past 10 years
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 1 2015

On May 28, 2015, Newmark Knight Frank Devencore published its Real Estate Market Study for SpringSummer 2015 and essentially noted that vacancy rates


Charlie and the foosball table: a lesson in good faith and ROFR
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2015

On a recent hot summer-like day, my neighbours' pre-school boy, Charlie (pseudonym), sauntered over the front lawn in his pajamas to peek into my


Class action in neighborhood disturbances in Québec : has the wind turned ?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2015

On April 8, 2015, Justice Johanne April dismissed a Motion for authorization of a class action in neighborhood disturbances concerning the


Gone but not forgotten: restrictive covenant restored to title against the interests of a beneficial owner
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2015

Is a beneficial owner of real property affected by a restrictive covenant that was mistakenly removed from title? The BC Supreme Court considered


Lenders and execution creditors take note! The importance of searching for writs of execution on loan advances & providing actual notice of same
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 27 2015

Lenders advancing funds in stages or draws to a mortgagor should pay particular attention to searching for execution judgments against the mortgagor


To market, to market (rent), to renew a commercial lease
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 23 2015

How can landlord and tenant successfully negotiate renewals of their lease at market rent? What happens when the landlord and tenant disagree about


Can a developer limit its liability for construction defects?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 13 2015

Lawyers representing strata lot purchasers in British Columbia have, to date, made considerable hay by emphasizing that the Real Estate Development