March 16, 2022

Restrictive Covenants

Re:  Restrictive Covenants Good morning everyone, Just another note about the importance of title searches and the charges noted against title. We have learned that the 4th most expensive claim against the realtors E. and O. insurance was for the misinterpretation of a restrictive...

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March 2, 2022

Covenants on Title

I have noticed a post or two on social media regarding old covenants registered on title prohibiting anyone from certain ethnic backgrounds from owning property.  These were obviously registered several decades ago and are not enforceable. One of the questions on social asks why they are still...

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December 3, 2021

Holiday Hours Spagnuolo Lawyers

Hi all, with the holiday season upon us we thought you should know of our upcoming hours. We will be closed from Dec. 24 – 28 inclusive, and open with limited staff Dec. 29, 30 and 31. We are also closed Jan. 3, with regular hours starting Jan. 4, 2022. If you have any files to close this...

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September 27, 2021

Land Owner Transparency Report from Spagnuolo Lawyers

Re: Land Owner Transparency Report For almost a year now we have had to file a Land Owner Transparency Declaration whenever one of our clients purchased a property.  If the clients were using a company, trust or partnership as the registered owner, we have had to file a Land Owner Transparency...

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August 29, 2021

Federal Holiday Sept 30th, 2021

Re: New Federal Holiday Sept 30th, 2021 Just a heads up as we have now learned the Land Title Office will be closed on Sept 30th, 2021.  Any deals scheduled to close that day will be pushed back to October 1st, the next business day. Please also keep this in mind for any contracts about to...

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July 8, 2021

Langley Office Space Spagnuolo Lawyers

Re: Langley (and maybe Coquitlam) Office Space Good morning, just a heads up we are now nearing completion of our new office space in Langley, which will be available to mortgage brokers looking to work in an environment with other brokers. It is kind of like a Regus office, but just for...

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June 23, 2021

Terra Firma Title Review Video

I thought since Italy was not playing today I could send out another email. Our last few dealt with title searches, and realtor responsibilities regarding same.  Our last video deals with Terra Firma Title Review, the company that every lower mainland realtor should be a part of. The link...

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June 2, 2021

Italy’s Birthday Spagnuolo Lawyers

Re: Video Update Today was going to be the last in our series on the importance of a title search.  We were going to send out our video that explained Terra Firma and why every realtor in the Lower Mainland should be on the service, but……. Today is ITALIAN DAY!  Yup, Italy’s...

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May 20, 2021

Realtor Obligations Regarding Title Searches

Re: Realtor Obligations Regarding Title Searches Good afternoon, Just a heads up, we have published out latest video regarding title searches at     https://youtu.be/bnADg3GLbCs. This video speaks about the duties of a realtor in providing information about non-financial charges to...

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May 9, 2021

Title Search Spagnuolo Lawyers

Re: Importance of a Title Search We have now posted to our Facebook page and YouTube channel a video on the Importance of a Title Search. This is the first of our series on educating realtors about the importance of having the title search reviewed prior to subject removal. The video can be...

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