Use the Correct “legal name”

You should really be using the person’s correct legal name, regardless of registration. With married women we do have two scenarios. Mary Jones acquired a property, got married, changed her …

Merger of Contract Provisions

Although it is the general rule that the acceptance of a deed is prima facie full execution of the agreement to convey, and preliminary agreements and understandings relating to the sale of …

Queen v. Cognos (1993)

Queen v. Cognos Inc., [1993] 1 SCR 87 was an interesting case involving negligent statements. This is important because fraud is very difficult to prove, and the courts will impose …

Fraser-Reid (1980)

      The case of Fraser-Reid v. Droumtsekas in the Supreme Court of Canada (1980) dealt with several important legal principles including, caveat emptor, the doctrine of merger, implied and express …

OREA FORM 127 ~ Acknowledgement

There is a recent new Form which has been published by OREA, (the Ontario Real Estate Association). It is Form 127, described as an:  “Acknowledgement Re: Condition(s) in Offer” In …