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Bhasin Two Years On: The Impact Of Bhasin v. Hrynew On The Practice Of Canadian Commercial Real Estate Law
Bhasin was notably silent on whether there is a duty of good faith when parties are negotiating an agreement.
Canada
17 Oct 2016
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Is A Developer Liable For A Buyer's Losses From Changes In The Market? A BC Court Says No
The case arose out of the marketing and sale of strata units in the Westin Grand Hotel located in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia.
Canada
3 Oct 2016
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Stringent Non-Compliance Penalties Under B.C.'s New Property Transfer Tax Regime
The government of British Columbia announced that foreigners who buy residential property in the Vancouver area will have to pay an extra 15% on top of the current property transfer tax.
Canada
1 Aug 2016
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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
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 experience.
Canada
25 Aug 2015
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Keeping It Enforceable – The Essential Terms Of A Purchase Contract
It is not uncommon for parties to enter into contracts for the purchase and sale of real estate that contain defects which may affect their enforceability.
Canada
3 Oct 2014
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Developers, Brokers And Anti-Money Laundering Legislation: Who Is Responsible?
In situations where developers retain real estate brokers to conduct sales activities on their behalf, certain questions may arise.
Canada
3 Jul 2014
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The Second Opinion: It Takes Two To Tango? When A Party Can (And Cannot) Contract With Herself
At common law, a party is generally unable to contract with itself, or to transfer property to itself.
Canada
24 Jul 2013
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This Week At The SCC (14/06/2013)
The Supreme Court of Canada released two judgments and heard one appeal likely to be of interest to Canadian business and professionals.
Canada
18 Jun 2013
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The Second Opinion: Can You Get Your Money Back? The B.C. Court OF Appeal Addresses The Forfeiture OF Deposits (Again)
A discussion on whether a party that has failed to consummate a transaction can get back a deposit.
Canada
23 May 2013
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British Columbia Court Of Appeal Reaffirms Seller’s Right To Retain Defaulting Buyer’s Deposit Without Proof Of Damages
The British Columbia Court of Appeal has recently released an important decision addressing the proper rules for interpreting the language of deposit forfeiture clauses in contracts for the purchase and sale of land.
Canada
18 Feb 2013
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