LAW Blog

Planning for Disaster, Is Your Condo Corporation Ready?

The climate in the world is currently changing, and it is advisable that you change your priorities which will save you from expensive financial repercussions. Evidently, there have been cases of stronger storms, rising water levels, melting glaciers, and temperature fluctuations which eventually leads to...

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Can a Condo Board Put a Lien on My House?

If you are a condo owner, it is advisable to pay condominium special assessments and other common expenses to ensure that the  condo lien is not registered against your unit. Notably, a lien is a security interest which is granted over your property to secure...

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Rental Fairness Act: What is it?

Understanding the new Rental Fairness Act, (“RFA”) is imperative to knowing your rights as a landlord and as a renter in Ontario. The RFA is a new initiative that is included in the Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan, which was released in April 2017 to stimulate...

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Condo Management 101: The Professionals You Need

If you have a group of condo units or buildings, it is essential to have professionals onside to manage the legalities and technical operations of your investment. Do it yourself management typically leads to wasted time and money and unresolved problems. The two most important professional...

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Tenant Appeals – How Many Is Too Many?

Many landlords in the Toronto area, especially those that have multiple buildings, are familiar with problem tenants that file appeal after appeal. Of course, there are tenants that file appeals with legitimate concerns. It is very important that these tenants be treated with respect, and...

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