Good Title Clause

Assuming that you wish to bargain for “good title with the regular noted exceptions”, and move away from the obligation to accept “title insurance”, then here’s a clause for your …

Bargain for “Good Title”

Most common law jurisdictions bargain for “good title”, subject to some exceptions. In Ontario, the standard Form OREA Agreement of Purchase and Sale goes one step further. It lowers the …

Is an Agreement Valid without a Witness?

A problem frequently arises in real estate transactions when people say they witness signatures, but they don’t. In Ontario, there are only three legal documents which require witnesses: 1)     Domestic …