Are You Serious? Volume 1.

Aggregating the real estate of condominium commentary, opinion, tragedy and truth being told to the public. Buy into the author’s thought or sell your own. For legal advice, consult a professional condominium lawyer.

Condo Corporation Record Requests- Condo Authority Tribunal Decision

What does a condo corporation do when an owner continues to make a multitude of requests for documentation that are not “records” of the condo corporation. Source: Natalia Polis, Lash Condo Law

Know Your Rights as a Landlord in Ontario

Real estate has long held a reputation as being a prime investment vehicle, with rental properties serving as a key subsidiary in the investment class. Source: Horlick Levitt Di Lella LLP

Introduction to condominiums: FAQs

Uncertainty abounds when it comes to condominium living – even as its popularity increases , says Mississauga real estate lawyer Jia Junaid. Source: Staff

Litigants May Only Have One Kick at the Can!

The case of Sajadi v. MTCC 648, 2019 HRTO 641, is a good reminder that parties may only have one kick at the can when litigating human rights issues. Source: Francesco Deo, Fine & Deo

Fight Fire With Fire: Seeking Court Orders to Amend the Declaration

A condominium corporation recently brought an application to the court for an order amending its declaration. The application was brought under section 109 of the Condominium Act, 1998, which allows the court to amend the declaration for a condominium where it is “necessary or desirable to correct an error or inconsistency that appears in the declaration….or that arises out of the carrying out of the intent and purpose of the declaration.”  Source: Michelle Kelly, Robson Carpenter LLP

Brought Back from the Dead: Planning for Overdoses and Heart Attacks

A June 2019 Government of Canada report describes a disturbing trend of rising opioid-related deaths in Canada, a situation it called an opioid crisis. Source: Jason Rivait, Miller Thompson LLP 

Managers Soliciting Proxies: Do’s and Don’ts

Despite the province’s vailant efforts, proxies continue to cause confusion and to foster distrust. One of the questions we’re often asked is whether it is proper to encourage owners to return their proxies to management? If not, who should the proxy be handed to? Source: Rodrique Escayola, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP