The recent issues surrounding QuadrigaCX and the death of the company’s CEO, Gerald Cotten, is an important reminder that you should ensure your digital assets are included as part of your estate planning.
When purchasing a new home, it is important to note that some lots have restrictive covenants that apply to them. Restrictive covenants are rules that govern the use of the lot and other lots in the subdivision.
When purchasing or selling a property, there will always be a property tax adjustment unless agreed otherwise. Property taxes are set and collected by the respective municipalities, so the collection dates will vary throughout the province.
There are several misconceptions about the status of marriage and a common-law relationship in the estate planning context. In Nova Scotia, marriage and common-law relationships are treated differently for estate matters.
The CRA has implemented new reporting requirements for the sale of a principal residence for any sales on or after January 1, 2016. If your home meets the principal residence exemption requirements, you still do not have to pay tax on the sale but are now required to report it.
You are on the hunt for a new home and as you are looking at listings, you come across several that have a separate suite. This suite might be in the basement, or it might be an addition to the home. It has its own entrance, kitchen, and washroom. These suites are commonly referred to as in-law
Purchasing a foreclosed property can be one way to get a really good deal on a property, however there are some risks involved. There are typically two ways to purchase a foreclosed property: Bid on the property at the foreclosure or Sheriff’s Sale/Auction, or if no one buys the property at the