Barry C. McGuire

Barry C. McGuire: Real Estate Lawyer, Investor, and Teacher in Edmonton. A law blog for regular people, making Alberta real estate easy.

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Podcast Episode 131: “Renovation Heartbreak.”
Dishonest, fly-by-night, or even inexperienced renovators can leave a trail of heartbreak. Buyers happily move into their newly-purchased, freshly-renovated home, but problems often don’t show up till later. Here are three recent scenarios from my real
Continue Reading Renovated Basements Without Permits and Inspections Come Back to Haunt Buyers

Podcast Episode 129: “Home-buyer’s Dilemma.”
Seems like I’m always finding examples to write about regarding real property reports (RPR) and how they fit into a real estate transaction in Alberta. Land surveys, as RPRs are also known, should be
Continue Reading Should a Buyer Accept Title Insurance in Lieu of a Real Property Report and Compliance?