Your Law: Real Estate

 Buying or selling a house is an exciting and stressful time. Ontario lawyers Susan Elliott and Joel Kadish discuss how lawyers can help you protect your interests in a real estate transaction.

Other resources to help you

Know Your Rights - Buying a Home 
Source: Ontario Ministry of Consumer Affairs

Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO)
The heading "Consumer Information" includes brief information on topics such as working with a broker, home inspections and mortgage fraud.  

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
The heading "Buying a Home" offers a step-by-step Homebuying Guide; information on government programs, such as First-Time Home Buyers’ (FTHB) Tax Credit, housing market forecasts, etc.

Tarion
The heading "New Home Buyers" provides tips for new home buyers; explains new home warranty protection legislation and how to resolve warranty issues.