In the past year, we have attended many settlement meetings, mediations (settlement meeting with a third neutral person) and pre-trials (settlement meeting with a judge). In each case, we spent a considerable amount of time with our client beforehand preparing a draft settlement agreement. In 97% of our matters, we have found that attending any form of settlement meeting with a prepared settlement agreement to share with the other side assists with negotiating the settlement. Here’s why.
I am not one of those mothers who tells her daughter to concentrate on her books and school and ignore boys until she is older.
In the recently released new Liberal Budget, the current government has introduced a series of measures to help parents with children, as well as some significant changes in the area of taxation. 
With another school year drawing to a close, many parents are faced with the yearly dilemma of “what now?” If you are working full-time, you’ll be looking for ways to keep the kids busy, teach them a thing or two and make sure they stay out of any trouble this summer.

House Rich But Cash Poor? Fix Your Cash Flow Problem In 3 Simple Steps

Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:21 Written by Cleve DeSouza
Being house rich and cash poor is absurd but, for many of us, the reality is that the end of the month means not enough cash inflow and too many outstanding expenses. Let’s face it, the costs of housing, childcare, and debt service have increased well over our take-home incomes in many cases.

Selling In The Summer

Sunday, 11 June 2017 09:11 Written by
June is here and finally so is summer. The real estate market will be entering one of its busier times of the year.

Solo Travel - Is It For You?

Sunday, 28 May 2017 09:07 Written by
Have you ever decided to take a trip based on your gut feeling? Like, who books a trip without knowing the reason why? Shows up in a destination with no real plans and expect it all to work out!!! Well I guess I do.
On April 20, 2017, the Government of Ontario made some ground-breaking changes to the housing laws of the province related to home ownership and tenancies.
The more we learn about micronutrients and how essential they are to our overall well-being, the more we are able to recognize the impact of deficiencies and its contribution to chronic illnesses and poor health.
As of April 20, 2017 some market changing measures have been put in place in the real estate world. A 16 - point plan was introduced which will affect buyers, sellers, tenants and landlords all in different ways.