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  • This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Analyzing Commercial Lease Contracts seminar held in March 2012. It examines the topic of transfer provisions in commercial leases including the offer to lease, the definition of transfer, consenting to a transfer, and non-disturbance agreements.  
  • The full nature and extent of “Additional Rent” payable often remains elusive at the Offer to Lease stage, leaving the commercial leasing lawyer to get to its real meaning. Read this paper to develop a better understanding of operating costs, including particular inclusions, exclusions, and areas of dispute. This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Analyzing Commercial Lease Contracts seminar held in March 2012.  
  • This 3-part paper was drawn from materials presented at our Real Estate for Legal Support Staff program in October 2011. It is a great addition to any conveyancing library. Part 1 of this paper covers the basic commercial real estate transaction from start to finish, including tips for permit applications and dealing with municipal compliance. Part 2 of this paper focuses on development permit and compliance issues in residential real estate transactions. Part 3 looks at closing issues in real estate transactions—what can you do when things go wrong? Learn common seller’s problems, common buyer’s problems, and strategies for dealing with both.  
  • Whether you practice in commercial or residential real estate, this manual is for you. The Alberta Real Estate Practice Manual provides a comprehensive overview of real estate transactions in Alberta. Written by real estate practitioners from across the province, this publication follows the real estate deal from start to finish.
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    An essential addition to any foreclosure practice, Alberta Foreclosure Forms contain annotated and fillable forms commonly encountered in foreclosure proceedings.
  • The paper outlines the tools and approaches which can be taken in the land development process in relation to preserving the natural environment. In the course of this outline, the author discusses the implications these tools have for developing a built landscape. The overall focus of the paper is on the municipal power during subdivision to dedicate lands as environmental reserves, municipal and provincial wetland policies and other tools that may be used. The author then analyzes which preservation tools may be most appropriate in a certain circumstance. This paper was presented at LESA's Environmental Considerations in Land Development program in September of 2011.
  • The author of this paper discusses foreclosures of conventional and insured mortgages from the position of defendant's counsel, including defences to foreclosure and advising a client facing a deficiency judgment. This paper was presented at the Update 2011 program.
  • This paper outlines the issues a lawyer faces when acting for a lender in a residential real estate deal. The paper is intended to provide a reference guide for day-to-day practice in order to better serve a lending client and avoid potential liability, including a discussion on mortgage fraud. This paper was presented at the Real Estate Boot Camp program which was held in Edmonton on October 13, 2010 and in Calgary on October 20, 2010.
  • This paper outlines the process a lawyer must follow when acting for a buyer in a residential real estate deal. The paper is structured as an organizational checklist, providing insight on how to organize a real estate practice to reduce mistakes and increase efficiency. This paper was presented at the Real Estate Boot Camp program which was held in Edmonton on October 13, 2010 and in Calgary on October 20, 2010.
  • This paper discusses the standard of competence required of practitioners in the context of condominium conveyancing. It focuses on the most important documents to review in re-sale condominium transactions so that lawyers can better advise and protect their clients’ interests with particular focus on the requirements for the Reserve Funds of a condominium corporation. This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Condominiums program held in May 2012.