Section: Legal

Owners, to your statements!

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Owners, to your statements!

A few years ago, the abolition of statement # 4 was announced required for the refund of property taxes, replaced by the arrival of the solidarity tax credit in force since July 2011 which no longer required the administrative task from the owner to produce it.

The 2015-2016 provincial government’s budget brings yet another change at this level. In order to facilitate the application of the tax credit for solidarity, a thorough reform of the request for the credit is provided, which will apply for payments from July 2016 onwards.

Incident with a garage door: the Court held that the syndicate of co-ownership is not at fault

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Incident with a garage door: the Court held that the syndicate of co-ownership is not at fault

In a recent judgement of the Court of Quebec, small claims divisionˡ, the Court was asked to decide whether a syndicate of co-ownership of the building was responsible for damage caused to the car of two of the co-owners in an incident with the garage door of the building.
The Court also had to decide whether the co-owners are responsible for damage caused to the garage door by the collision with their car.

AirBnB, Couchsurfing and subletting - Part 1

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AirBnB, Couchsurfing and subletting - Part 1

Being a rather recent phenomenon, it spreads more and more and it raises questions.

“Couchsurfing”, being free, or against monetary compensation or other exchanges, is a temporary housing service. Links are created by an online service providing visibility for those wishing to offer a place to sleep. Thus, it is possible to rent or lease one’s “sofa” using the Internet. The principle of AirBnB is similar, but seems, in all cases, to be offered against monetary compensation.

The erratic and harassing behaviour of the tenant causes his eviction from the housing

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The erratic and harassing behaviour of the tenant causes his eviction from the housing

By an appeal made on January 20, 2015, the landlord requests the termination of the lease, the eviction of the tenant and of all the occupants of the dwelling. The parties are bound by a lease from July 1, 2014 to June 3, 2015 at a monthly rent of $ 603.40. It concerns a building of 19 housing units on two floors. The offending tenant has been occupying a dwelling in it located on the second floor for about 10 years.

Repossession of a housing: When can we do it during the buying process?

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Repossession of a housing: When can we do it during the buying process?

Many people dream of having an income-generating dwelling to enable them to have a residence in a big city while lowering their mortgage payments.

However, one should take the time to ask the right questions and not get in a hurry.