The Agreement is About Schedules

The standard form OREA Agreement of Purchase and Sale is all about Schedules. Here’s what the 2021 version states on the first page: SCHEDULE(S) A………………………………………………………………………………attached hereto form(s) part of this …

Tenant’s Lawyer Conditions

Sometimes, it’s necessary for the Tenant’s lawyer to approve the Agreement to Lease and/or the Lease itself. Here are two clauses to consider: Business Terms This Offer is conditional upon …

Take the Money and Run: An Ethical Dilemma

Sometimes a real estate agent will have confidential information. The ethical question is whether or not they can disclose that information to their client. Well, it all depends, sometimes “yes” …

Should You Get a Survey?

A very substantial error occurred in a real estate transaction. The purchaser was interested in buying a cottage property. As it turned out, the building which she thought she was …

Registering an Offer in Ontario

Question: What does registering an Offer mean? Answer: This is a term which causes confusion. The difficulty in part arises by reason of the fact that there is no such …

Photographic Contracts and Copyrights

There are a number of standard form contracts for photographers. When it comes to the “copyright issues” here are three examples: 1) FILM and COPYRIGHTS: The photographs produced by the COMPANY …