do you need a lawyer to buy or sell a house?

Do You Always Need a Lawyer to Buy or Sell a House?

The short answer is yes, but let’s talk about the basic reasons why. First, the transfer of real property (land) in Ontario is controlled through a land registration system. The system records who the legal owners of a property are and details previous items which have been registered for that property. For the vast majority of properties, Transfers of land …

What Does a Real Estate Lawyer Do_ DSA

What does a Real Estate Lawyer Do?

Buying a home may be the largest purchase of your life, and while it can be an exciting time, it can also be stressful. Luckily, there are people available to support you and your family as you navigate your home purchase. If you have worked with a Real Estate Agent, you already know what they do. They help you find …

good title - what does it mean?

Assurance of Good Title

Good title to real property (ie land) means that the owner really owns the property and that no one else has a claim or a lien against it. For example, mortgagees of the person selling the property have rights to the property that need to be resolved before a purchase transaction can proceed to completion. A real estate lawyer makes …