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Life Insurance: Completing Your Estate Plan

Life Insurance: Completing Your Estate Plan

Life insurance comes in many different forms and is an effective way to provide money to your estate, after you have passed. For most, it’s a way ...
10 Reasons You Need to Write a Will

10 Reasons You Need to Write a Will

It’s one of those things that you’ve probably heard about, maybe even put your mind to, but never actually got around to doing. Maybe you have no ...
What Happens When I Die? Understanding the Basics of Estate Administration

What Happens When I Die? Understanding the Basics of Estate Administration

The process of dealing with death is often misunderstood and sometimes complicated. It varies by jurisdiction and by circumstance, and can be simple ...
Two Closing Dates: Occupancy and Final Closing

Two Closing Dates: Occupancy and Final Closing

When buying a new condominium unit, or even a property with a commonly owned component (such as a common roadway – which is managed in the same ...
I Have to Pay HST? Understanding the HST Rebate in New Home Deals

I Have to Pay HST? Understanding the HST Rebate in New Home Deals

Not many people put their minds to the HST component of a new home transaction. While used residential properties are exempt from HST, a new home ...
New Home Deals: Adjustments and Hidden Costs

New Home Deals: Adjustments and Hidden Costs

A critical point for any buyer to be aware of in a new home contract are the adjustments.  Within the pages of the lengthy Agreement of Purchase and ...