July 2017 Archives

First-Time Home Buyers: Closing Costs 101 (Part 1 of 3)

For many new entrants, gathering enough funds for a down payment is a huge accomplishment - and a first rite of passage into the real estate market. A next and often-overlooked challenge is to dig deeper to cover a bundle of expenses known as closing costs. Over our next three posts, we'll look at what those costs are, which ones buyers can't avoid and which may be more controllable.

Title Insurance - What It Is And Why Prudent Buyers Don't Pass On It

When you buy a home and receive title, you have legal ownership and the various rights associated with it. But what looks good on paper may not always be the case in actuality. To protect home owners and their mortgage lenders, title insurance has become commonplace in Ontario since around the turn of the century. Our post this week answers a few of the most common questions about title insurance.

New Legal Developments Anticipated For Child Support In Ontario

Canada's Divorce Act provides that disabled children are eligible for child support payments even after the age of majority and despite not attending full-time schooling. But in Ontario, such adult children are often out of luck - and for the basic fact that their parents were never married.

New-Build Home Buying - Scrutinizing The Purchase Agreement

In real estate, little else beats the fresh feel of wandering through a model home and contemplating life in a spanking-new, untouched piece of real property. But before the move, there's the paperwork - pages upon pages of clauses and appendices that can strike fear into the hardiest of buyers.

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  • Quinn Ross Takes Office As President Of The Ontario Bar Association

    The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is pleased to announce Quinn Ross as the 83rd President of the OBA.

    Ross, Managing Partner of The Ross Firm, with offices in Goderich, Kincardine and Stratford, has been an active member in senior roles on the OBA board since 2012.

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  • Ross Firm Golf Tourney In Support of Huron Women’s Shelter a Swinging Success

    On behalf of the Huron Women’s Shelter and The Ross Firm P.C., we say “THANK YOU” to our many Sponsors and Donators for their outpouring of generosity and support for the annual Take a Swing Against Violence Golf Tournament held at Goderich Sunset Golf Club.

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  • Who needs a Will? You do!

    Our guests can explain why. Are you single and renting? A new Family? Or Homeowner? Enjoying your Golden Years? We all need a Will and our guest speakers will show you the why and the way.

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  • Take a Swing Against Violence

    On June 21, 2017, the Huron Women’s Shelter Second Stage Housing and Counselling Services, Board of Directors and The Ross Firm will be hosting the Taking a Swing Against Violence golf tournament at the Goderich Sunset Golf Course.

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