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One for the price of two it could happen to you when you buy Canadian real estate from a non-resident
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 24 2015

The first time I broke the news to a New York lawyer that his client would not receive the expected sale proceeds at closing was a memorable


You only get to eat what you kill: real estate brokers as hunters and brokerage contracts as hunting licences
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 13 2015

Anyone involved or interested in commercial real estate should be aware of the relatively recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) in


Trees.when are they a nuisance?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2015

In the world of real estate, trees and all of their glory can often be a significant consideration to not only the development potential of a property


There’s more to being a millennial than snapping selfies: coworking, key commercial lease terms
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2015

As a millennial, there are certain phenomena that I am inexplicably drawn to like a moth to a flame, one of which is this utopian vision of an office


Crowdfunding for Canadian real estate: new frontiers in financing
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 7 2015

Equity crowdfunding is a relatively new concept, and governmental regulation is struggling to keep pace with the rapidly changing crowdfunding


E-signatures can now be used on Ontario real estate documents
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 6 2015

Effective July 1, 2015 an amendment to the Electronic Commerce Act, 2000 makes it permissible for parties to use electronic signatures to sign


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