Meeting Materials

  • February 14, 2020

2019/20

February 12, 2020 - Your recommendations for legislative changes respecting the governance of the real estate professions.

November 13, 2019 - Discussion regarding the New First5 Time Home Buyers Incentive

October 9, 2019 - Understanding Coverage in case of Theft and Trust Funds

September 11, 2019 - The F words - Fraud, Forgery & Fake ID's

2018/19

June 12, 2019 - New RECA Residential Reeal Estate Purchase Contract

May 1, 2019 - The End of Adverse Possession?

April 10, 2019 - Upcoming Amendments to the Condominium Property Act, abridged

March 13, 2019 - Changes are Coming! How the new Family Statues Amendment Act is changing The rules property division for adult interdependdent partners

February 13, 2019 - Sharp Practice

January 9, 2019 - Panel discussion on non-resident seller tax issues

December 12, 2018 - Patent/Latent Defects

November 14, 2018 - Paperless vs. Less Paper

October 10, 2018 - Practice Tips and common issues that come up in real estate closings

September 12, 2018 - Review of the Guidelines re RPRs

2017/18

June 13, 2018 - Title Insurance Hot Topics Potpourri

May 9, 2018 - An update on Secondary Suites

April 11, 2018 - Deconstructing the AREA purchase contract form

March 14, 2018 - Age Restrictions, Marijuana and Human Rights legislation - what are the effects on multi-family developments?

February 14, 2018 - Your Health Matters

January 10, 2018 - Restrictive Covenants: What are they and why should you care?

December 13, 2017 - Improved condominium living in Alberta: the new rules for Condo Purchases are rolled out. Are you ready?

November 8, 2017 - Limited Grants - What's the Rush?

October 11, 2017 - Real Property Reports: Everything you need to know 

September 13, 2017 - Foreclosure 360: An overview if conveying properties in foreclosure

2016/17

June 7, 2017 - Alberta Land Titles Online Electronic Registration System Update

May 10, 2017 - Real Estate Decisions Update - From the Practice Advisor's Desk

April 21, 2017 - Tax Tips for Lawyers

March 8, 2017 - Understanding the Coverage Offered by the Protocol and Title Insurance

February 8, 2017 - Straight From the Former Chair's Mouth: 15 years on the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

January 23, 2017 - The Alberta New Home Warranty Program: protection and coverage offered to homebuyers

November 9, 2016 - Approval of Recommendations to AREA regarding new forms

October 12, 2016 - Consultation with the Law Society of Alberta regarding the Trust Transaction Fee

September 14, 2016 - The New AREA Contracts - Let's Talk


2015/16

June 1, 2016 - The Alberta Market: Uncertainties, challenges and what can we expect

May 4, 2016 - Security Deposits Not So Secure: Security deposits and insolvency

April 6, 2016 - For What It Is Worth, An Opinion on Opinions: A discussion of what ought to be included (or excluded) from an opinion

March 2, 2016 - Crafty Drafting and Interesting Interest: The Supreme Court's consideration of mortgage interest clauses in Krayzel Corporation, et al. v Equitable Trust Company, et al

February 10, 2016 - Condominium Document Review - What it entails and what to watch for 

December 9, 2015 - Lewis v. First Canadian Title, 2015 ABQB 726. A discussion on Differences in Treatment of Claims made by Lenders and Owners under Title Insurance Policies

November 9, 2015 - Discussion on findings of the Real Property Report Committee

October 14, 2015 - Real Property Reports - A Guide for Real Estate Lawyers and a Discussion of Hot Topics Such as Window Wells, Air Conditioning Units and Sheds

September 9, 2015 - Latent and Patent Defects


2014/15

June 10, 2015 - Law and Practice Update

May 13, 2015 - Economic Outlook & Calgary Housing Forecast

April 8, 2015 - We demand of them...and what do they demand of us? Insight on salary, vacation, flex days, production expectations for real estate paralegals and assistants in the mid to small size firm

March 11, 2015 - AREA Standardized Real Estate forms - annual update

February 11, 2015 - Builders' Lien Act - Understanding the basic rights and obligations

January 14, 2015 - Tips and Traps in Residential Real Estate - Part 2

December 10, 2014 - Foreclosure Market Update

November 12, 2014 - Your ALIA Insurance Policy: Recent changes and current hot spots for claims

October 8, 2014 - Tips and Traps in Real Estate Transactions

September 10, 2014 - Mobile Home Conveyancing Essentials