Program Papers

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  • Commercial Real Estate Purchase and Sale Transactions

    $35.00

    Author: Darren J. Taylor

    This paper provides a basic overview of the commercial real estate purchase and sale transaction process from start to finish, with practical information and pointers to help make sure the necessary steps and documents are handled in a timely manner.

    Topics include letters of intent, agreements, due diligence, waivers, deposits, closing documents, financing, title insurance, and trust conditions.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Commercial Real Estate for Legal Support Staff program in Edmonton on March 10, 2020.

    These materials are an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an email with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

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  • Common Issues, Mistakes, and Best Practices

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    This paper provides background information on the Alberta Lawyers Insurance Association [ALIA]. It includes an overview of problem areas that ALIA responds to, and identifies common issues and mistakes made by lawyers that result in claims to ALIA. It also provides general tips for best practices to avoid claims. The paper also places particular focus on real estate, providing an overview of mortgage fraud claims and discussing practical aspects of real property reports and title insurance.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Real Estate Essentials seminar held in Edmonton on March 10, 2017 and in Calgary on March 17, 2017.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Commonplace, but Not Routine: Make the Most of Your Mediation

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    Authors: Jim McCartney and Emily McCartney

    This short paper offers tips in 7 areas where counsel can take steps to maximize their client’s return on investment in the mediation process, whether they settle or not.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution program in Calgary on February 19, 2020 and in Edmonton on February 25, 2020.

    These materials are an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an email with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

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  • Condominium Bylaw Enforcement

    $45.00

    This paper addresses bylaw enforcement in condominiums, such as noise or odor complaints and tenant or pet evictions. It also discusses the process for dealing with bylaw breaches, including bringing an originating application to enforce a bylaw.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Condominium Law Update program in Calgary on September 26, 2018 and in Edmonton on October 10, 2018.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

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  • Condominium Fundamentals in Depth

    $65.00

    This paper undertakes the valuable task of identifying the different types of condominiums used in Alberta, including building condominium plans, bare land condominium plans, and hybrid condominium plans. It then comments on the most notable features of each type and attaches samples of plans to illustrate those features.

    This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Condominiums seminar held in May 2012.

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  • Condominium Insurance – Considerations in Coverage

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    This paper reviews condominium insurance generally, and then highlights some specific issues in condominium coverage. Topics discussed include claims procedures, bylaw considerations, deductibles, and the duty to repair.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Condominium Law Update program in Calgary on September 26, 2018 and in Edmonton on October 10, 2018.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

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  • Condominium Law Update Program Materials

    Explore recent changes to condominium legislation in Alberta and much more. Discover best practices and strategies for advising clients, and review trending topics in condominium law, including collections and bylaw enforcement.

     

  • Constraints on Property Ownership, Including Land Use Legislation and Environmental Legislation

    $45.00

    This paper reviews land use and environmental legislation and considers the impact on property ownership. In particular, the paper examines regional plans under the Alberta Land Stewardship Act, municipal planning and development plans under the Municipal Government Act, and land use bylaws. It discusses which plan prevails when there is a conflict of plans, and also highlights relevant case law. The paper also considers key provisions under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act that are of particular relevance to property ownership.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Real Property Law Essentials program in Edmonton on February 21, 2018 and in Calgary on February 27, 2018.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

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  • Consumer Land Mortgage Lending: The Foreclosure Process

    $65.00

    This paper provides a checklist for the foreclosure process. The author also provides the requirements for litigation under conventional mortgages, CMHC mortgages and high ratio mortgages as well as the different options for court applications in the foreclosure process. The following foreclosure precedents are included:

    – Statement of Claim – Conventional Mortgage
    – Statement of Claim – High Ratio or CMHC Insured Mortgage
    – Noting in Default
    – Affidavit of Default
    – Notice of Application
    – Redemption Order – Listing
    – Redemption Order – Posting
    – Final Affidavit of Default
    – Order for Foreclosure
    – Order – Sale to Plaintiff Adjourn Judgment
    – Order – Sale to Plaintiff with Judgment
    – Order Confirming Sale and Vesting Title
    – Affidavit of Realtor
    – Affidavit of Posting
    – Affidavit of Search
    – Preservation Order
    – Affidavit in Support of Preservation Order
    – Redemption Order – Condominium Fees
    – Application Summary
    – Eviction Letter to Bailiff

    This paper was presented at our Land Mortgage Financing and Enforcement Fundamentals seminar in November of 2012.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Consumer Mortgages 101

    $45.00

    This paper addresses the important issues that may arise in a consumer mortgage financing. The author provides a detailed outline of the consumer mortgage process, including a review of the additional requirements with construction and condominium financings.

    This paper was presented at our Land Mortgage Financing and Enforcement Fundamentals seminar in November of 2012.

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  • Current Trends in Real Property Law

    $55.00

    This paper highlights recent cases related to real property in Alberta and discusses their application to lawyers’ conveyancing practices. The cases reviewed address the following topics: joint tenancy, dower rights, adverse possession, construction of agreements, leases, title insurance, and protocol closings.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 8th Annual Law & Practice program in Calgary on October 5, 2018.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

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  • Developer Transactions – Top 10 Issues for Purchasers’ Lawyers

    $35.00

    This paper examines ten of the most common issues which arise for lawyers representing purchasers in developer transactions.

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