When purchasing a home, the purchaser should be aware that the doctrine of “Caveat Emptor” or “let the buyer beware” generally applies to the sale of a property. The purchaser has an obligation to inspect the property and to...more
Contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers all need to know how long they have to register their construction lien(s).
The time limits to register a construction lien under the Ontario Construction Lien Act are as...more
The Ontario Construction Lien Act allows lien claimants to register a single construction lien against more than one lot or property in certain circumstances. This single lien against multiple properties is referred to as a...more
After a condominium is registered, it is a complicated and costly process to register a construction lien for work done on the condominium project. However, the Construction Lien Act now requires that developers and builders...more
The Construction Lien Act has very rigid timelines within which a contractor, subcontractor or supplier can register a construction lien for outstanding payments for work performed or materials supplied on a construction...more
The question often arises whether there is right to a register a construction lien against a landlord/owner’s interest in property with respect to a contract with a tenant to provide improvements to its leased premises. In...more