Unmarried Couples Buying Property Together

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Nov 1, 2018 in Blog, Family Law, Real Estate Law

As a couple, you may have the combined funds or borrowing power to acquire a property, but just because you can does not mean you should! You must compare you and your partner’s plans for the future, as well as your individual earning potential and any savings you are bringing to the table. Buying a property…Read More Here!

What is considered my property when I own a home?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jun 1, 2018 in Blog, Real Estate Law

For many people, taking possession of a home is thought to be the ultimate achievement of independence and self-reliance. It is an exciting time, but it can be easy to miss some of the finer points of home ownership. One such aspect is the definition of property– just what physical area is considered your home?…Read More Here!

Why You Need a Lawyer When Buying a New Home Build

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Nov 1, 2017 in Blog, Real Estate Law

Purchasing a new home build is much different than purchasing a previously owned home. There are a number of added steps to a new home build that can make the process extra confusing for someone who doesn’t deal with this stuff regularly. It’s these added steps and confusion that make it incredibly important to include…Read More Here!

What Is a Property Agreement?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Sep 1, 2017 in Blog, Real Estate Law

A property agreement is a written document that determines dispersal and ownership of one or both partner’s property. This document highlights who ultimately owns what, and how property should be dealt with in the case of separation, divorce or death. The options for how property is divided are almost limitless. Whether you want to keep…Read More Here!

How To Resolve A Landlord & Tenant Dispute

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Aug 15, 2017 in Blog, Real Estate Law

When you enter into a tenancy agreement, both the landlord and tenant agree to certain responsibilities. If these responsibilities aren’t being met, disputes may arise. Tenancy disputes are a common part of renting, and while many of these issues are minor in nature, it’s important to know what steps to take to ensure a solution…Read More Here!

When Can I Enter My Tenant’s Rental Unit?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jul 15, 2017 in Blog, Real Estate Law

Being a landlord can be a cloudy and complicated task at times. It’s important you know the proper protocols that are in place to ensure that both you and your renter’s rights are being upkept. Read on for Heritage Law’s quick guide on how to properly enter your tenant’s unit. Reasons Why You May Enter…Read More Here!

When & Why Can A Tenant Be Evicted

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jun 1, 2017 in Blog, Real Estate Law

When it comes to settling residential matters, it can become very personal in short order. It is best for both tenants and landlords to be familiar with their rights in order to avoid sensitive situations. If you fall into either category, consult Heritage Law’s guide below for a quick introduction to tenant and landlord rights….Read More Here!

Real Estate Law 101: What is Title Insurance?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Sep 15, 2016 in Blog, Real Estate Law

Since the turn of the millennium, Alberta property buyers have been able to purchase title insurance. Like any other insurance product, this policy protects and covers the holder from possible costs or damages from a variety of sources. A keystone of the real estate market in modern years, title insurance can and will secure you…Read More Here!