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What to Look For in a Home Inspection

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 [...]

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

How do Canada’s New Mortgage Rules Impact Homebuyers?

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

What You Need to Know About Rent to Own Agreements

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. […]

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

What Does it Mean to be a Co-Signer on a Mortgage?

What Does it Mean to be a Co-Signer on a Mortgage? It is a well-known fact that children nowadays continue living with their parents longer and longer. While there are substantial benefits to residing with parents, eventually, grown children need to grow up, move out, and finally live on their own. With student debt crippling [...]

2019-05-31T14:37:11-06:00May 16th, 2017|Blog, Home and Family|

Buying And Selling Homes – Why Lawyers Are Involved

Buying and Selling Homes: Why Lawyers are Involved Buying a house is one of the biggest financial transactions an individual will be a part of. Houses are expensive—to purchase, build, or renovate. When the time comes to sign your name on the line and get your keys, you want to make sure nothing was overlooked. [...]

2019-05-31T14:37:12-06:00March 16th, 2017|Blog, Home and Family|

Common Will Mistakes

The Pitfalls of DIY Wills: Common Mistakes Individuals Make Wills are a crucial component for planning ahead for yourself and your family. As a legal document, a will explicitly states what should happen to your worldly assets upon your passing according to your wishes. The risk of not having a will can be potentially disastrous [...]

2019-05-31T14:37:12-06:00March 16th, 2017|Blog, Home and Family|