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Cottages and Rural Properties: Avoid Common Errors that Lead to Title Insurance Claims

Cottages and Rural Properties: Avoid Common Errors that Lead to Title Insurance Claims

Cottages are a Canadian summertime staple. For many, cottage life has become tradition and cottage ownership is a dream come true. Conversely, cottage and rural residential properties generally present the real estate lawyer with some of the most challenging and complex issues of any area of real estate law, and may surprise lawyers who are… Read More »

Categories: Communication Errors, Real Estate

Time Management Tips Tuesdays Productivity: Getting the Best out of Time on Task

Time Management Tips Tuesdays   Productivity: Getting the Best out of Time on Task

Use Checklists We at LAWPRO and practicePRO love checklists. When they include the key pieces, they work. They’ve been used to get people to the moon and back, for flying airplanes, for safe surgeries and for manufacturing processes. For a deeper dive about how checklists help people manage complex tasks, we love Atul Gawande’s The… Read More »

Categories: Law Practice Management


Time Management Tips Tuesdays – Productivity: Fight Procrastination

Time Management Tips Tuesdays – Productivity: Fight Procrastination

Procrastination is a word we use to describe when people struggle to get tasks done and delays. But the description is the tip of the procrastination iceberg. Procrastination is a complex phenomenon. It’s important to recognize some of the underlying factors that could be contributing to procrastination. Research proves there are different reasons people procrastinate…. Read More »

Categories: Limitations Claims

What’s wrong with this picture? Be on alert for fake IDs issued by different authorities or different times with identical photos

What’s wrong with this picture? Be on alert for fake IDs issued by different authorities or different times with identical photos

LAWPRO continues to see high levels of real estate fraud activity. Lawyers and real estate clerks should be on high alert for mortgage frauds. In some instances, fraudsters appear to have used photo ID, issued by different authorities, or issued years apart, but where the documents used the same picture. In these cases, it’s clear… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Prevention


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