SPIS Wording No Defence for Agents

Frequently it is believed that the wording in a document governs the relationship between the parties. That’s an argument made by many industry professionals in respect to the completion of …

Krawchuk v. Scherbak (2012)

This case reached the Supreme Court of Canada on 8 December 2012. Leave to appeal was denied. The Court therefore by implication endorsed the ruling of the Ontario Court of …

Execution of the Spousal Consent

Agreements of Purchase and Sale in Ontario contemplate the need for the execution of the Spousal Consent. Most married couples will own their matrimonial home in joint tenancy. In such …

Want to Change the Use?

Let’s assume that you want to change the use of the property. What does the agreement say about that? The standard form agreement of purchase and sale says: “9. FUTURE …