September 2019

Choosing the Right Business Entity For You & Your Venture

2019-09-19T20:13:53-06:00September 19th, 2019|Blog, Business|

Deciding on the type of entity you want to use is an important initial step in the process of starting a new business, as the type you choose dictates a number of different aspects of your business: control, liability, funding, taxation, etc. […]

May 2018

What to Look For in a Home Inspection

2019-05-31T14:37:10-06:00May 22nd, 2018|Blog, Home and Family|

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or you’re looking to upgrade, a home inspection is a crucial part of doing your due diligence in a real estate purchase. Buying a home is the most expensive thing that many people will commit to, and having the assurance that you’re investing in something without having to worry about [...]

Negotiating better commercial leases for startups

2019-05-31T14:37:11-06:00May 22nd, 2018|Blog, Business|

So you’re finally ready to move into to a dedicated real-world location for your growing startup. Nice! But missing that one crucial detail that changes everything is not something you want to find out after you sign a lease. With money on the line, not to mention the investment in location, it pays to ensure [...]

Legal Obligations of Registering a Business in Alberta

2019-05-31T14:37:11-06:00May 22nd, 2018|Blog, Business|

Congratulations! You’re going for it. Soon you will be your own boss. Once you have researched and perfected your business plan, you are ready to make your new business official. The first step is to register or incorporate your business. We have listed the complete process from start to finish for your convenience. So, let’s [...]

How do Canada’s New Mortgage Rules Impact Homebuyers?

2019-05-31T14:37:11-06:00May 22nd, 2018|Blog, Home and Family|

By now, you’ve probably heard about the changes to Canada’s mortgage rules that came into effect on January 1, 2018. Due to the new qualification requirements these changes bring, they will have a significant impact on some people’s ability to afford and buy a home. Because many of Juriscorp’s clients are homebuyers looking for legal [...]

Buying a condo in Edmonton? Here’s what you need to know first.

2019-05-31T14:37:11-06:00May 22nd, 2018|Blog, Home and Family|

Buying a condo is a lot different than buying a house. Because you are buying part of a shared property, there are more rules and regulations that apply to condo owners than traditional homeowners. For this reason, even those who have experience in home buying may not fully understand the various legalities involved in purchasing [...]

What You Need to Know About Rent to Own Agreements

2019-05-31T14:37:11-06:00May 22nd, 2018|Blog, Home and Family|

A Rent to Own agreement is a lease combined with the exclusive option to purchase the property after a certain amount of time. These agreements allow the renter/buyer to save up for a larger down payment over time and/or clean up past credit problems before purchasing. […]

Six Things to Consider when Signing a Commercial Lease

2019-05-31T14:37:11-06:00May 22nd, 2018|Blog, Business|

Often small business owners or those looking to start a small business will lease commercial property on which to run their business. Commercial property leases are legally binding contracts between tenants and landlords that allow the tenant to use the property to run a business for a set time period. […]

The Legalities of Buying a Franchise

2019-05-31T14:37:11-06:00May 22nd, 2018|Blog, Business|

Like any business venture or major purchase, buying a franchise can be a bit confusing with the technical and legal jargon thrown around. If you have never bought into one before, you may not know about the legal obligations it entails. We are here to tell you what you need to know and what you [...]