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- Buying a condo in Nova Scotia? Understand exactly what you're buying
The practical distinctions between buying a condominium and buying property can sometimes be confusing. Here are a few points to illustrate what you are buying when you buy a condo. The exact definition of what you own and what you are responsible for, i.e. what is your unit, should be outlined in y … Read more »
- Condominiums: What is a reserve fund, and why should you care?
Understand what a reserve fund in before you invest in a Condo in Nova Scotia When you buy a condominium one of the things that you (or usually your representatives) look into is whether or not the condo corporation has a healthy reserve fund. Estoppel CertificatesWhen you buy a condo unit, the vend … Read more »
- Nova Scotia’s “Statute of Limitations” – the time limit for filing a claim in court
Did you know there were time limits to file a claim in court in Nova Scotia? Well, there is! Depending on the type of claim you have, the amount of time you have to start your lawsuit can vary substantially. This period of time is called a “limitation period”. In Nova Scotia, the limitation period i … Read more »
- Are "Executor Fees" allowed in Nova Scotia under the Probate Act?
Probate is the process by which a “Personal Representative” is formally appointed to have the authority to administer the estate of a deceased. The person appointed Personal Representative assumes the duty of gathering information about all of the assets of the deceased, (such as bank accounts, inve … Read more »
- Condo, or a house?… or something in between? – What is a bare land condominium?
There are many different ways you can own property. The most common are owning parcels of land, or buying a unit in a building – the condominium. There is another option, where you would purchase a “bare land condominium”. Bare Land CondominiumThe ownership structure of purchasing a bare land condom … Read more »