Legally Speaking #28

Legally Speaking

By Gerry NeelyB.A. LL.B. One conclusion to be drawn from a recent decision of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia is that a search of title or the purchase of a $3.00 State of Title Certificate would have avoided an award of damages in excess of $50,000.00 against the real estate

Legally Speaking #29

Legally Speaking

By Gerry NeelyB.A. LL.B. Legally Speaking Column No. 1 discussed the fiduciary relationship between the licencee and the person who has retained the licencee to sell his property. Those principles were examined in a recent case where the licencee exchanged his property for that of the principal’s property. The principal had listed a 2 1/2-acre semi-rural