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Advocate Daily

Garry is a contributing writer for Advocate Daily, a legal news website that links lawyers with the media, colleagues and clients. You can read his articles by following the links on this page. Continue reading

All Home Insurance Policies are Not the Same

Home insurance policies cover losses, provide funds to repair damage and liability in case someone gets hurt on your property. Continue reading

Renovations

Your home is a key part of your estate. Renovations can improve it, but only if the work is done well. Here are some tips to guide you through the process. Continue reading

Your Will – Part II – The 4 Parts of a Will

An out-of-date will is regarded by the courts as an accurate statement of your wishes. Only you can decide if your will expresses your current choice of Estate Trustee, Disposition of Assets, and Beneficiaries Continue reading

Your Will – Part I – Intestacy

Dying intestate puts the care of your estate into the hands of the court. Here are a few points about what happens if you die without a will. Continue reading

Extensions on the Real Estate Closing Date

When bridging loans aren’t an option, buyers may need to ask for an extension on the closing date. Here’s what you can expect. Continue reading

Mortgage Pre-Approvals

Mortgage pre-approvals reflect what the Bank will lend the Buyer. How much they actually lend still depends on the property appraisal. Continue reading

Home Inspections

A good home inspection can be worth its weight in gold to a buyer, if only because it provides crucial information about the approximate age and condition of things like the roof, the windows and the furnace. Continue reading

Calculation of Estate Shrinkage

The legal costs, taxes and other expenses can seriously eat away at an estate when there has been no estate planning. It is not unheard of for 1/3 of the value of the estate to be lost this way leaving your beneficiaries less rich than they could have been. Continue reading

I Hate Life Insurance

Life insurance premiums are usually less than what your beneficiaries realize in the event of a tragedy. These benefits are often able to offset estate shrinkage which itself may be up to 1/3 of the estate, paid in commissions, brokerage fees, and taxes. Continue reading

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