Tag: Home Sale

All home sale related posts.

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Spousal Consent for your Home Sale

April 11, 2019

When you sell property, your Toronto real estate lawyer will require that all registered owners sign the transfer documents.   When a married couple buys a home, both parties are generally the registered owners, or on title. When only one spouse in on title, the other is most often required to sign the documents even though…Read More

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Chattels Versus Fixtures

March 14, 2019

You may have heard the terms chattel and fixture thrown around by an Ontario real estate lawyer or agent, but what do these terms actually mean? It is important to understand the difference between fixtures and chattels because Ontario real estate law treats each differently. The general rule in Ontario is that all fixtures become…Read More

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When a Deal Falls Through, Who Keeps the Deposit?

March 7, 2019

The deposit paid by the buyer for the purchase of real estate in Ontario is only released in the event that the sale goes through, upon mutual release of the parties, court order or due to a specific term in the contract.   Court Order In the event that a court order is sought, the…Read More