PropertyWire.Ca Forecast For The Canadian Property Industry In 2011

PropertyWire,Ca’s journalist, Heather Wright, has conducted exclusive interviews with Phil Soper, President of Royal LePage, Robert Hogue, Senior Economist with RBC and Jeffrey Schwartz, Executive Director of Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada. Read their predictions for the 2011 Housing Market in Canada here:

Balance and stability, two words that recently seemed foreign and unlikely, at least in reference to the Canadian Housing Industry. Now that the economic downturn is fading in our rear view mirror, Canadians are beginning to rebuild their financial situations- and are finding themselves in new territory- in an economy that holds some muted promise, if not cautious optimism. Financial wounds are healing, but frail. Continue reading PropertyWire.Ca Forecast For The Canadian Property Industry In 2011

Law Of Property Chattels Series Part 8: Chattels and Fixtures ~ Contracts are Irrelevant

The law related to the chattels and fixtures debate is the law of real property. Contract law has nothing to do with it.

So, it doesn’t matter whether we are talking about an agreement of purchase and sale, a mortgage, a chattel mortgage, a financing agreement, a construction agreement, a sale and leaseback, a sale of chattel property, a postponement of security agreement, or a lease. The point is simple! Contracts between parties have nothing at all to do with the classification of items or objects as either chattels or fixtures. Real property law governs. Real property law will deal with the issue. Continue reading Law Of Property Chattels Series Part 8: Chattels and Fixtures ~ Contracts are Irrelevant