TitlePLUS title insurance is the only all-Canadian title insurance product on the market today. It was developed in conjunction with members of the real estate bar in 1997. Since then, TitlePLUS title insurance has continued to keep the lawyer central to the real estate transaction by combining the best of title insurance with the talent, skill and knowledge that you bring to the deal.
As part of LAWPRO’s public awareness efforts to promote the role of the lawyer, we have produced a video: Why every homeowner needs title insurance. The video seeks to quickly and simply explain the purpose and benefits of title insurance for homeowners. We encourage lawyers to use it to promote your own services, including posting… Read More »Categories: The TitlePLUS Program & Title Insurance
As part of LAWPRO’s public awareness efforts to promote the role of the lawyer, we have produced a video: Cottage ownership: Know what you’re buying. The video seeks to raise awareness about title and other issues of particular relevance to cottages, such as shoreline allowances and seasonal access restrictions. We will be promoting this video… Read More »Categories: Real Estate
Over the last few years, LAWPRO has undertaken a public awareness campaign to help consumers better understand what lawyers do and how to get the most out of the lawyer-client relationship. The campaign includes articles and videos. The material helps people understand when and how to contact a lawyer, the essential role lawyers play in… Read More »Categories: Real Estate, The TitlePLUS Program & Title Insurance
The latest issue of TitlePLUS today features a video on five common errors in a real estate deal, and the questions lawyers should be asking to protect themselves. For additional reading on these five errors, see the LAWPRO Magazine article Steer Clear of Real Estate Claims on By Asking These Five Questions on Every Deal.Categories: Real Estate
The TitlePLUS department recently launched a new Facebook page “TitlePLUS Home Buying Guide – Canada.” The page helps educate home buyers on the home buying and mortgaging processes. With checklists, tools and resources, the page will be a one-stop shop for people looking for useful information on not only home buying and ownership, but also… Read More »Categories: The TitlePLUS Program & Title Insurance
In Ontario, Rule 2.02(10) of the LSUC Rules of Professional Conduct requires lawyers to discuss title insurance with their clients and advise the clients that title insurance is not mandatory. Clients can either choose to purchase a title insurance policy or to rely on the lawyer’s opinion on title. All too often, LawPRO sees claims… Read More »Categories: Real Estate
TitlePLUS Tips is an e-newsletter distributed to the legal support community to keep its members up-to-date on real estate-related topics, including tips on using the TitlePLUS program. It is also one of the few publications specifically designed to deliver risk-sensitive content to law clerks to assist in real estate practice, and for that reason LAWPRO… Read More »Categories: Announcements, Real Estate