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.
Real estate lawyers: Planning to retire or leave practice? Three words: Legal. Service. Coverage.
You’re looking forward to retirement – next year, or maybe 20 years down the road. Or perhaps you’re leaving private practice to work as in-house counsel. Whatever your plans, you want to be assured that malpractice claims won’t come back to haunt you or your family. Real estate claims continue to be a major source… Read More »Categories: Real Estate, The TitlePLUS Program & Title Insurance, Areas of Law
New LAWPRO video helps inform the public of cottage ownership issues
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
LAWPRO video: Does your lifestyle suit a condo?
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
A TitlePLUS video: Five common errors in a real estate deal
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
Protect yourself with a Purchaser’s Waiver of 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