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What You Should Know Before Buying a New Home in Ontario

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Purchasing a new home is an exciting and enticing endeavour to many people in today's real estate market.  However, it involves complexities and considerations that significantly differ from the purchase of a resale home. The following are 10 factors to consider before purchasing your new home from a builder in Ontario.


Reviewing the Status Certificate: An Essential Part of a Condo Purchase

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Condominiums are sprouting up rapidly around Durham Region and are providing an increasingly common route to home ownership. One of the key differences between purchasing a freehold home compared to a unit in a condominium presents itself prior to committing to a binding agreement of purchase and sale - that being the review of the status certificate.


Thank you for nominating Lawson Clark & Oldman as Best Law Firm!

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Thank you to our valued clients who have once again nominated us as Best Law firm for the 2016 Readers Choice Awards!

In order to be recognized as Best Law Firm we need your vote! Please take the time to cast your ballot in the Ajax/Pickering category at

Voting closes September 25.

Thank you for your continued support!


Buying a Business: Asset vs Share Purchase

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When purchasing a business, the transaction can be structured in one of two ways: an asset purchase or a share purchase.


Don’t Be a Sad Statistic – Get a Will

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In a recent survey released by LAWPRO of more 2000 Canadians, only 56% of those polled had a signed Will. What's worse is that Torontonians falls behind other provinces when it comes to this vital document. According to this survey, only 37% of Torontonians have a signed Will compared with Montreal and Vancouver at 44% and 46% respectively.


Buying a New Home – Involve your lawyer at the outset

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Believe it or not, it is common practice for home buyers to sign an Agreement of Purchase and Sale and after the fact, provide it to their lawyer for review. Some don't even go through this process, thinking that since the contracts are 'similar' for all those buying from the same builder, then it must somehow be 'okay'.


Welcome to the new website of Lawson Clark & Oldman!

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Welcome to the new home of Lawson Clark & Oldman! We hope you find the site informative and hope to have the opportunity to be of service to you in the near future.


Readers Choice Awards Winner!

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Our clients have voted us Readers Choice Diamond Award Winner for the third year running. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the vote of confidence. We’re committed to continuing to offer the excellent service our clients have come to expect.

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