Tarion-approved 

LEGAL ISSUES IN HOUSING

Why struggle with finding the time for online courses?

 

Take Legal Issues in a classroom with an exam included in class.

  • FACILITATED BY A LEGAL EXPERT

  • STUDY REAL LIFE CASES

  • AN INTERACTIVE SESSION FILLED WITH DISCUSSION

  • WRITE THE EXAM AT THE END OF DAY AT NO ADDITIONAL COST

  • Only ONE day!

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Understand common legal situations faced by new home builders and learn the warning signs of when to seek a legal expert. This Tarion-approved course covers fundamental legal issues in housing and has been developed for new home builders. Topics include: Contract Law, Tort Law, the Construction Act, the Ontario New Homes Warranty Plan Act, and Statutory Laws.

 

This course will help build your basic understanding of legal terms and concepts that you will regularly encounter as a new home builder. Learn what you need to know in-class with a legal professional.

 

Note: This introductory course is intended for new home builders. This course will not make you a legal expert.

Course objectives

This workshop discusses topics such as:

  • Describe legal requirements of contracts

  • Describe types of contracts

  • Distinguish between an Agreement of Purchase and Sale, and a Contract Home

  • Give examples of warranties

  • Explain the land registry system and related topics

  • Describe builder liability

  • Explain the Construction Lien Act

  • Describe insurance law

  • Describe privacy law

  • Explain dispute resolution mechanisms

  • Describe employment law

Date: 

May 22nd, 2020

from 9:00am to 4:30pm

Location: The Thornhill Club, 7994 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON L4J 1W3

Price: $799 + HST

(incl. exam, materials, breakfast and lunch)

Group rates are available for groups of 6 or more, please contact training@buildability.ca

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

LEOR MARGULIES, B.C.L., LL.B.

PARTNER, ROBINS APPLEBY

Leor Margulies is the real estate group leader at Robins Appleby LLP and has been a respected member of the Toronto real estate community for over 30 years. His valuable legal counsel is sought out by financial institutions, real estate developers, property owners, and builders. Some of his longstanding clients include the BMO, RBC, Laurentian Bank of Canada, the Sorbara Group, Great Gulf Homes, Kylemore Communities and Toronto Port Lands Corporation.

Leor specializes in residential high/low-rise development and construction financing, with an emphasis on condominiums. His real estate group handles all types of commercial and industrial developments, leasing and financing, including innovative public and private joint ventures and co-tenancies.

Since 1999, Leor has served as a director/secretary on the executive committee of BILD, representing BILD on numerous industry issues.

Note: This is part of the new Tarion Education Criteria as of September 1, 2015 for new applicants proposing to build residential freehold and low-rise condominium under Part 9 of the Ontario Building Code. For more information on what competencies you need to meet, please visit “Tarion’s Getting Registered Page“.

This is a technical workshop intended for persons wishing to become a Tarion registered homebuilder. buildABILITY reserves the right to limit registration to individuals with the necessary demonstrated prerequisite knowledge and expertise.

Our refund policy can be found on our FAQ page. 

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