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By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Don’t Forget to Alter the Standard Photographer’s ContractLet’s start with the proposition that the photographer will own and retain the copyright in the photographs and you will have the right to use them.Ownership and CopyrightActually, this might be a negotiable item. If you were George Lucas ...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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What is Negotiation?  Negotiating is NOT compromise. Negotiation is a proces of how we get to the end result, not the end result itself.. Its how we get there.  Not to say we should lost sight of the end result, but paying more attention to HOW we get there.. its all about the process.  So why wo...
By Diane Plant, Broker, TorontoHomeSearch: Forest Hill Real Estate
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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         Spectacular Home Located On Most Sought After Quiet Street In Forest Hill.  Elegant Centre Hall Plan Exceptional 2 Storey Addition Including Elevator 4 Fireplaces Chef's Eat-In Kitchen, Family Rm,   Exquisite Master W/Spa-Like Ensuite, W/I Closet, Fireplace & Balcony.  Huge Finished Bsmt...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 0
Terms Posted Rates Our Rates 6 MONTHS 3.14% 3.10% 1 YEAR 2.99% 2.29% 2 YEARS 2.84% 2.14% 3 YEARS 3.39% 2.29% 4 YEARS 3.89% 2.49% 5 YEARS 4.64% 2.59% 7 YEARS 5.30% 3.44% 10 YEARS 6.10% 3.84% Rates are subject to change without notice. OAC E&OE  Prime Rate 2.70% 5 yr variable 2.30%
By Wayne Liddy, Waterfront homes in Chatham-Kent
(ROYAL LEPAGE PEIFER REALTY INC. BROKERAGE)
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Chatham Retrofest 2016 This Weekend May 27/28   Chatham's 16th Annual Retrofest This Weekend May 27/28 This weekend in Chatham-Kent will be jam packed with family fun. It is our annual Retrofest Weekend starting with the famous Classic Car OLG Parade on Friday Evening at 6 P.M. The Vintage Cars,...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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Streetsville Bread and Honey FestivalWELCOME …To the Streetsville Bread and Honey Festival – June 3rd, 4th and 5thSince 1973 our festival has been held annually on the first weekend in June, in the Village of Streetsville, Mississauga, Ontario.Where’s the best location for fun festivities for the...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Photographic Contracts and CopyrightsThere are a number of standard form contracts for photographers.When it comes to the “copyright issues” here are three examples:1)FILM and COPYRIGHTS: The photographs produced by the COMPANY are protected by Federal Copyright Law (all rights reserved) and may ...
By Kathy Clulow, Trusted For Experience - Respected For Results
(RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc. Brokerage)
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Coming Soon Just a hop skip and a jump to Claremont and 15 minutes to Pickering or Uxbridge.  10+ acres located on a dead end road with sought after property features of a pond and barn.   Coming Soon       
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 0
TERM POSTED Preferred RATES* Open 1 Year 6.30% 6.30% Fixed 1 Year 2.89% 2.29% Fixed 2 Year 2.84% 2.19% Fixed 3 Year 3.39% 2.20% Fixed 4 Year 3.89% 2.44% Fixed 5 Year 4.64% 2.49% Fixed 7 Year 5.30% 3.44% Fixed 10 Year 6.10% 3.84% Variable Rate 2.20% Prime Rate 2.70% Benchmark Rate 4.64% Cost per ...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 2
Photographs and the Independent ContractorJohn Burke works for ABC Realty as an “independent contractor”.When he pulled out his agreement he was surprised to learn that all photographs, videos etc. that he acquired in any way whatsoever were transferred to the Brokerage, during the currency of th...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 0
What Happens to “YOUR” Real Estate Photographs, Who Really Owns Them?Previously, we looked at the matter of copyright and concluded that the real estate photographer retains the “copyright”. You bought the first copy, so you actually have a licence to use the photographs and videos that you commi...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 0
 Buyer Renting Out the Seller’s Property. Question: Can the Buyer following an Agreement of Purchase and Sale advertise the address, use MLS photographs and bring prospective renters through on the “revisits”. Answer:There are several important issues here. Once we have an Agreement of Purchase a...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 0
Terms Posted Rates Preferred Rates 6 MONTHS 3.14% 3.10% 1 YEAR 2.99% 2.29% 2 YEARS 2.84% 2.14% 3 YEARS 3.39% 2.34% 4 YEARS 3.89% 2.49% 5 YEARS 4.64% 2.59% 7 YEARS 5.30% 3.44% 10 YEARS 6.10% 3.84% Rates are subject to change without notice. OAC E&OE  Prime Rate 2.70% 5 yr variable 2.35%
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Commercial Bond Yields   CMB         GoC         Floating RateInsured Cost of Funds 5 Year - 1.24%Canada Housing 06/15/21 [-0.01]       5 Year - 0.78%CAN 0.75 03/01/21 [-0.01]       0.90%                     [-]                        5 Year - 1.35%*Canada Housing 12/15/21 [-0.01]       10 Year ...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 2
Your Real Estate Photographs Might be Owned by a Monkey!This would indeed be awfully strange, but we will have to look at the law related to copyright and ownership.The “creator” is entitled to the copyright, which basically as it says is “the right to make copies” of the original work.The Monkey...
By Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area
(Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage)
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We're heading into our first long weekend of the Season and my mind is whirling with all the possibilities for picnics and lazy lunches on the deck.  The first is always the best in my mind so I always look for something new and different to throw in with the traditional favourites! There is some...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 0
Terms The Bank Preferred Rates 1 Year 2.84% 2.79% 2 Years 2.79% 2.34% 3 Years 3.39% 2.49% 4 Years 4.09% 2.59% 5 Years 4.79% 2.69% 7 Years 5.85% 3.39% 10 Years 6.09% 3.89% VIRM 2.70% 2.15% The prime rate is 2.70%
By Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(in Vaughan and Toronto GTA)
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We stage many high end properties and see that most start with phrases like beautiful custom kitchen or large living space.Maybe it is a better idea to show buyers the features instead.In this home  we staged at 5400 16 Sideroad in King Township the photography shows exactly what the features of ...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Husband’s Right to the House after Wife’s PassingQuestion:Husband and wife live in home. Wife is the only one on title. Wife passes away. Does home automatically transfer ownership or does it have to be willed?Answer:The answer could be "yes" or could be "no" depending upon a number of facts not ...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 0
TERM POSTED Preferred RATES* Open 1 Year 6.30% 6.30% Fixed 1 Year 2.89% 2.29% Fixed 2 Year 2.84% 2.19% Fixed 3 Year 3.39% 2.20% Fixed 4 Year 3.89% 2.44% Fixed 5 Year 4.64% 2.49% Fixed 7 Year 5.30% 3.44% Fixed 10 Year 6.10% 3.84% Variable Rate 2.20% Prime Rate 2.70% Benchmark Rate 4.64% Cost per ...

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