Kobewka Stark

Purchasing a Property: Real Property Report and Compliance Certificate

Many purchase and sale contracts are signed and delivered to real estate lawyers’ offices only a few weeks, or even days, before the contract closes without sufficient documentation to close the sale. If you do not have a current Real Property Report and a Compliance Certificate, the title transfer will be delayed and money will be held back from the vendor. Continue reading

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What You Need to Know Before Building a House

If you are thinking of building your own home, you should consider hiring your own lawyer to avoid being subject to the builder’s demands. Many people do not realize that builder’s contracts contain clauses that give the builder an unfair advantage over the purchaser. Continue reading

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What You Need to Know Before Buying a Condo

When purchasing a condo many people contact a real estate agent to help them find a condominium and review the documentation. When the offer to purchase is signed it is often conditional on obtaining financing. When financing is approved, the offer to purchase becomes binding. Should you also make the offer subject to the review of your lawyer? If you do, what would a lawyer review? Continue reading

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