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Jan. 31, 2020 | Gerald Vander Pyl

Reducing risk: Recent change to condominium insurance regulations could benefit Alberta owners

A recent change to the Condominium Property Act in Alberta could be good news for condo owners who might otherwise face a huge expense thanks to building damage caused by a problem in their unit.

Khalil Haji (right), managing partner with KH/Dunkley Law Group, says it is crucial homebuyers hire the right lawyer for the job.
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Aug. 28, 2019 | Jim Zang

Five reasons you need a lawyer for your home purchase

For most people, the purchase of a new home is the largest expenditure they'll ever make. Whether you're spending $200,000 or $600,000, there's little margin for error, which means finalizing your purchase and mortgage documents is no time to cut corners.

A real estate lawyer can help reduce stress for buyers by ensuring all necessary documentation, payments and fee disbursements are in place.

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June 29, 2017 | Gerald Vander Pyl

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Professional legal help can benefit any real estate transaction

Buying or selling a home is a process that benefits greatly from professional help, and that especially true on the legal side of things.

Calgary Legal Guidance (clg.ab.ca) has information on selling and buying real estate in its Dial-A-Law series, including the role a lawyer plays.

Jeffrey Kahane of Kahane Law Office in Calgary says most people don't get a lawyer involved until the conditions of a sales agreement are waived, "because then you've got a firm deal."


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