Renovated Basements Without Permits and Inspections Come Back to Haunt Buyers

Podcast Episode 131: “Renovation Heartbreak.”

Dishonest, fly-by-night, or even inexperienced renovators can leave a trail of heartbreak. Buyers happily move into their newly-purchased, freshly-renovated home, but problems often don’t show up till later. Here are three recent scenarios from my real estate law practice in Edmonton, Alberta. First, I’ll discuss the problems, then I’ll talk about how best to avoid them.

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