I have sold a property at 233 Gateway RD in Winnipeg.
Showings start July 18. Great starter home feat: 2 bedrooms on main floor, 1 bedroom in basement. Bsmt bedroom window may not meet egress code. Upgrades incl: windows, HE furnace, ext doors, bsmt carpet + hot water tank. Hardwood floors under carpet. Nice fenced back yard with gazebo and single garage. Close to schools, Gateway walking trail and more. Check it out.
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Please visit our Open House at 6 Fair PL in Winnipeg.
Open House on Sunday, July 28, 2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM Eloquent house with lots of extra parking. Well maint.2348 SF,3 bdrm house,great to entertain friends+family.21x14 ft mstr bdrm.hdwd fls,big rooms.Valuable details,updated kitchen,extra parking for RV etc.,21x21 ft garage fits 1/2 ton truck+more.Lydia Penner 204-918-0346.
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, JULY 6, 2-4 PM. Extravagant 3 bedroom house in Bunn`s Creek. You will see pride of ownership and attention to lots of detail. A castle for King and Queen with a princess bedroom in the loft, 3 season sunroom, 2 piece bath on main floor, 2 piece bath in basement has plumbing in for potential shower, 21 x 14 ft master bedroom, potential for 4th bedroom upstairs, exceptional cupboards and island with beautiful detail +granite countertops, 23 x 24 ft rec-room with wood ceiling, brick facing fireplace with gas hook up behind electric insert in basement as per vendor, utility room has countertop and extra stove and fridge. Exterior offers a BBQ room beside 4 level deck, award winning yard with water wheel and bridge, castle style storage sheds and gazebo. Too much to tell. MUST SEE TO BELIEVE!
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I have listed a new property at 233 Gateway RD in Winnipeg.
Showings start July 18. Great starter home feat: 2 bedrooms on main floor, 1 bedroom in basement. Bsmt bedroom window may not meet egress code. Upgrades incl: windows, HE furnace, ext doors, bsmt carpet + hot water tank. Hardwood floors under carpet. Nice fenced back yard with gazebo and single garage. Close to schools, Gateway walking trail and more. Check it out.
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I have listed a new property at 1802 55 Nassau ST in Winnipeg.
Showings start July 15. Offers presented at end of the day they are received once showings start. This well cared for 2 bedroom condo unit features a great view of the city and is sure worth a look if you are looking to live in a complex that offers an indoor pool, lots of exercise equipment + sauna, library and just a walk out by the pool where you can enjoy a relaxing patio, BBQ and enjoy the beautiful summer weather. 3 elevators gives you quick access to where ever you need to go + this unit even comes with an door heated parking spot. Lots of visitor parking, close to many restaurants + other amenities that Osborne village offers. Check it out!
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Please visit our Open House at 6 Fair PL in Winnipeg.
Open House on Saturday, July 6, 2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM House with lots of extra parking by Bunn`s Creek 2348 SF meticulously maint house by original owner feat:3 BDRM,21x14 ft mstr bdrm,big eat-in kitchen,form dining rm living/family rm,3 season sun rm;hardwood floors;fin.bsmt;BBQ shed,big deck,landscaped++ Lydia Penner 204-918-0346
Showings start Mon. May 20. Extravagant 3 bedroom house in Bunn`s Creek. You will see pride of ownership and attention to lots of detail. A castle for King and Queen with a princess bedroom in the loft, 3 season sunroom, 2 piece bath on main floor, 2 piece bath in basement has plumbing in for potential shower, 21 x 14 ft master bedroom, potential for 4th bedroom upstairs, exceptional cupboards and island with beautiful detail +granite countertops, 23 x 24 ft rec-room with wood ceiling, brick facing fireplace with gas hook up behind electric insert in basement as per vendor, utility room has countertop and extra stove and fridge. Exterior offers a BBQ room beside 4 level deck, award winning yard with water wheel and bridge, castle style storage sheds and gazebo. Too much to tell. MUST SEE TO BELIEVE!
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June 21, 2019

Good morning, a beautiful June day.

Most sales involve houses and lots that are solidly established and have existed for a very long time in very standard areas. The neighbourhoods were developed in good order and everything fit and there were few deviations. As time goes by though, additions are put on, land is divided or consolidated, things change, and there is more risk.

Title insurance

Title insurance is a type of insurance that clients purchase at closing, through the lawyers office, to protect them when they are buying a house. It costs around $300.00 and protects them from a variety of problems. When people purchase a house, there is risk. Buyers used to often insist upon receiving a survey document from the vendors or they would buy their own. A survey would show the legal boundaries of the lot and the location of the buildings on that lot. If anything was in the wrong place, either encroaching on another lot or if something encroaching from another lot, it had to be dealt with before possession.

Eventually, insurance companies presented themselves and decided to insure this risk of title defect for people and surveys became more rare. Title insurance covers other risks as well, defects and problems with title, liens, fraud, registration of documents, utilities issues etc. (one person submitted a coverage claim for haunting…apparently denied).

Banks and lenders would often not advance money without a survey, now they generally accept insurance in lieu of.

We want to be a bit careful though. Title insurance does not necessarily rebuild things, it takes them down and covers against loss of value but that is a bit different than a rebuild. Clients can sometimes have a false sense of security. I tell clients it is like any insurance contract, the details matter.


By Gord Steeves

Lawyer at AVS Law

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