Many homeowners have had their dream of homeownership turn into a nightmare after finding defects or unknown dangers in the home upon moving in. This can be especially true when it comes to mould and water or flood damage. Many sellers either don't know that the damage is there or have done the minimum required to cover up the symptoms, hoping to pass the problem on to the next owner.
Facing foreclosure is just as frustrating and heartbreaking for homeowners in Alberta as it is anywhere. It is easy to become overwhelmed and not take action to make the situation better, but regardless of how you may have ended up facing a foreclosure, you don't have to sit idly by and do nothing. A cursory understanding of the basic process can help you decide how to proceed in the face of this daunting event.
Those looking to buy a home may not often think that having a lawyer involved in the process, but there are many facets of buying a home, especially for the first-time homebuyer, in which an experienced lawyer can be a great asset to the home buying team. Home buying doesn't have to be a complicated matter, but when problems do arise, a lawyer is great person to have on your side to ensure you're getting exactly what you want (and are paying for) in the home and the associated property.