While many people are familiar with the signing and management of residential leases, few have the experience necessary to conclude, manage or renew commercial leases whose terms and conditions are often more detailed and case-specific, depending on [ … ]
Real estate and construction
Des situations juridiques sous un angle simplifié
(no, that is not an april fool’s joke.)
Gilles in Laval asked us the following question: “I live in Duvernay and I rent my house from an old friend. The house has gotten a little rundown and my friend isn’t able to pay for renovations because he is out of work. So I don’t make a big deal [ … ]
Are you currently looking to buy a property? If so, you must have noticed that there are a large number of condominiums currently for sale in and around the area of Montreal. As such, builders and property developers often try to promote their [ … ]
Boo! This Halloween, it may be a scary thing to try to collect money you’re owed, when you only made verbal agreement.
Property owners often spend substantial sums of money to insure their real-estate investments and we would like to address the concepts of reconstruction value and depreciated value which are, more often than not, very important issues in insurance [ … ]
In a previous article, we examined the dynamic between the Plaintiff and the Defendant regarding the onus in demonstrating the existence of latent defects. This article considers the duty of a buyer, who is notified of a potential problem, by his [ … ]
Although we most often hear about latent defects when purchasing a new home or property, it should be noted that the legal warranty (or warranty against latent defects) provided in the Civil Code of Quebec, is not limited to real estate but can be [ … ]
The real estate market has taken an important position in today’s economy and almost everyone wants in. As such, it is important to understand some of the basics in that regard. Take, for example, a recent matter on which we were consulted. A [ … ]
On a number of prior occasions, we have mentioned that the buyer of real estate has the onus to prove that a given defect was latent and hidden. Often, such a defect is brought to the attention of the buyer by his expert during the pre-purchase [ … ]
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