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Erin Mills ~ Access and Transportation   By Brian Madigan LL.B.(ORES)Certainly, one of the key concepts in real estate is "location, location, location". And, in large measure the value of a location is measured by "transportation", access and how easy it is to get there.So, just where is Erin M...
Erin Mills ~ Water and Watercourses   By Brian Madigan LL.B.(ORES)Erin Mills is located on the west side of the Credit River in Mississauga and contains several valleys and watercourses that are tributaries to the Credit.The Credit River system drains water from Orangeville and north Halton into ...
"Terra Nullius" Explained   By Brian Madigan LL.B.(ORES)The latin term "terra nullius" means "land owned by no one", or "no man's land". It has a rich and varied history, and has now settled into the international law of the sea and the law of outer space.Vast parts of the globe were largely unkn...
Erin Mills ~ Private Subdivision Zoning a Key to Success   By Brian Madigan LL.B.(ORES)Erin Mills has its own zoning by-laws and they are private. They are often known as the "Architectural Controls". They just apply to Erin Mills and nowhere else (unless they were copied).Cadillac Fairview Corpo...
"Non Sequitur" Explained   By Brian Madigan LL.B.(ORES)The latin term "non sequitur" may be translated as "it does not follow". The expression is truly one of logic rather than law, although the two should not be incompatible.It is more of a mathematical concept. Then again, logic is often taught...
Agent's Unprofessional Advertisement   By Brian Madigan LL.B.The agent ran an ad that cost $8,000.00! That's a lot of money for a local ad running in a Periodical.Well, that was the Fine not really the cost of the ad. So, what was so bad about the ad that it warranted an $8,000.00 fine?Actually, ...
"Subpeona" Explained By Brian Madigan LL.B. The word "subpeona" is a compound latin word which may be translated as "sub" meaning "under", and "peona" meaning "penalty". The combination means "under penalty". A subpeona is a document issued by someone in authority to compel the attendance of a pe...
Erin Mills ~ Planning the Road System   By Brian Madigan LL.B.(ORES)Erin Mills is the largest community within the city of Mississauga, Ontario. It provides home to over 100,000 residents. It started out in the 1960's as Canada's largest planned community. Don Mills was first, and then its develo...
"Agreement of Purchase and Sale" (Documents and Discharge)  By Brian Madigan LL.B. This clause deals with the production of evidence of title, and also discharges of mortgages. In that regard, the second part of this clause really should have been covered under the topic of closing arrangements. ...
Erin Mills   By Brian Madigan LL.B.(ORES)Erin Mills is the largest community in the City of Mississauga. It provides home to over 100,000 people has has now reached about 90% of its potential.Thirty-five to forty years ago, it was the first home to many newly married couples. It offered affordabl...

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