Ownership of land by two or more persons whereby, on the death of one, the survivor or survivors take the whole estate.
An investment project undertaken by a group of investors in which the parties share everything in the projects, including any profits or losses.
In architecture and engineering, a joist is one of the horizontal supporting members that run between foundations, walls, or beams to support a ceiling or floor. They may be made of wood, engineered wood, steel, or concrete. Typically, a beam is bigger than a joist and joists are often supported by beams laid out in repetitive patterns.
The decision of the court regarding the rights and liabilities of parties in a legal action or proceeding. In real estate, a judgment is most commonly a lien registered against the lands of a debtor. Once a judgment is registered, any subsequent owner of the land is subject to it.
In real estate, a judicial sale is the sale of property authorized by the courts. It is type of remedy available to a mortgagee when a mortgage is in default. The other common reason for a judicial sale is arrears of property taxes owed to a municipality. Judicial sales are not as often utilized as powers of sale or foreclosures.
Jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning "law" and dicere meaning "to speak") is the practical authority granted to a formally constituted legal body or to a political leader to deal with and make pronouncements on legal matters and, by implication, to administer justice within a defined area of responsibility. The term is also used to denote the geographical area or subject-matter to which such authority applies.
Making the decision to become a homeowner is good decision since buying a home is a great investment in your future. Choosing a home to buy starts with your needs and desires and should process logically until you find something you can afford.
There's little doubt that Canadians are on the move. Whether moving from an apartment to a house, apartment to apartment or home to home, moving is no simple matter. With careful planning, however, your transition can be facilitated in an organized and efficient manner, allowing you the peace of mind you need to settle into your home.
Get organized and start planning your move at least two months in advance.
Prior to moving organize your belongings and get rid of all items you no longer use.
Properly dispose all items that cannot be moved, such as flammable liquids.
Return any borrowed items (including library books) and retrieve any loaned items.
One day prior to moving day, disconnect and prepare major appliances for move.
Separately pack all important documents; take them with you to be safe, easily accessible and easy to find.
If you have small kids or a pet that could be traumatized by a move, arrange to have them stay somewhere during moving day.
Label all your packed boxes accurately and clearly (preferably on all sides not on the top), so you can easily find what you need in a stack.
If you've made some new purchases, such as new furniture or appliances, schedule the delivery prior or after moving day to avoid any congestion between delivery people and the movers.
Don’t skip the final walk-through to check of all rooms, closet shelves and other spots where items may have been overlooked.