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    This presentation offers a basic overview of the commercial lending process to help legal support staff understand how all the pieces of the transaction fit together, whether acting for the borrower or the lender. Topics include commitment letters, parties, types of loans, due diligence searches, pre-funding conditions, insurance, common lender expectations, working with all parties, transmittal letters, security, and standard security documents. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in March, 2020. Total running time is 51 minutes.
  • This presentation provides some basic tips for legal support staff and includes sample checklists for both asset and sale transaction documentation, searches, real property documentation for both sale and purchase transactions, and more. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in March, 2020. Total running time is 1 hour.
  • This presentation 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 on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in March, 2020. Total running time is 1 hour, 13 minutes.
  • Explore common issues in commercial real estate and commercial leasing, including review of the agreement, due diligence and searches, closing, and reporting. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program iMarch 10, 2020. Total running time is 3 hours, 40 minutes. Each session in this series is sold separately.
  • 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 paper examines challenges facing landlords and condominium corporations following the legalization of cannabis. It considers the legislative framework of the Residential Tenancies Act and the Condominium Property Act, and then discusses considerations for implementing and enforcing a prohibition of cannabis in rental units and condominiums. This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 2018 Pot Topics: Legalization of Cannabis program.
  • 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. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in September 2018. Total running time is 4 hours, 11 minutes.
  • 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 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 paper outlines some options available to condominium corporations to collect against condominium unit owners who have defaulted in paying their condo fees, chargebacks, fines, or special assessments. The paper discusses filing a caveat against a unit’s title, sending a demand letter, serving a notice to pay arrears, and commencing a foreclosure action. The paper includes, as appendices, a sample caveat, demand letter, and statement of claim. 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 paper provides an overview of condominiums, highlighting key provisions from the Condominium Property Act and its regulations. Topics discussed include types of condominium developments, condominium corporations, unit ownership, and cannabis considerations for condominiums. As well, key principles and concepts related to condominiums are also considered, such as property management, reserve funds, condominium fees, and more. 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.
  • Develop a solid foundation in real estate law and conveyancing. Review standard documents, processes, and timelines. Examine key legislation, typical contract terms, land titles procedures, and common issues. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in April 2018. Total running time is 2 hours, 23 minutes.