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Can I put a swimming pool in the backyard?
03
Apr
By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

I can still remember the day when my dad told me that we were putting in a pool at our old Nathan Road home in the Okanagan Mission in Kelowna, BC It was better than Christmas My sisters and I lived in that pool every summer thereafter Swimming has always been an integral part of my life, as Kelowna Aquajet, as a lifeg...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

I often get asked by Realtors to provide a "fee schedule" and I often say "it depends" because until I can see a contract and a title search I really don't know what work needs to be done for a particular client Some firms provide "all in" quotes, however I believe these can be problematic for tightly budgeted clients...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

In the last few years, there had been a landslide of litigation over pre-sale contract under the Real Estate Development and Marketing Act In a recently released Supreme Court of Canada case (Sharbern Holding Inc v Vancouver Airport Centre Ltd, 2011 SCC 23) , the Supreme Court critically defines what information is "ma...

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By Peter Borszcz / Uncategorized /

Under the standard contract of purchase and sale, used by most Realtors, the RISK of the property passes to the Buyer at 12:01am on the CLOSING DATE Therefore Buyers are well advised to ensure that their insurance policy is effective at 12:01 on the CLOSING DATE Often Buyers will obtain insurance to be effective the...

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