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Real Estate LAW in Winnipeg - Contracts for Purchase and Sale

Cassidy Ramsay provides legal services including preparation of real estate contracts for purchases and sales of residential and commercial real estate. If you are buying or selling a property, you need the steady and knowledgeable advice of professionals experienced in real estate law in Winnipeg. We can help guide you through the complicated process of a real estate transaction from purchase and sale, to mortgages and financing. Protect the future of your investment by retaining the counsel of a lawyer from Cassidy Ramsay. Contact us today for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Our real estate law services in Winnipeg include:

  • Purchase and sale of residential real estate

  • Purchase and sale of commercial real estate

  • Mortgage financing

  • Leasing

Do You Need a Real Estate Lawyer or a Real Estate Agent?

Are you selling your home and downsizing to a condo? Are you opening a business and in the market for a commercial property? Concerning your real estate transaction, you might ask yourself if you should work with a real estate lawyer or a real estate agent. And are there any instances when you need both? In Manitoba, professional realtors can make legally binding agreements, but the Manitoba Real Estate Association also recommends you consult a real estate lawyer for legal guidance through the complex contracts and financial transactions. Both real estate agents and real estate lawyers must abide by their professional ethics to protect your best interests in any sale or purchase of property.

Here are services a registered real estate agent or broker can offer that a lawyer usually will not:

Here are services a registered real estate agent or broker can offer that a lawyer usually will not:

  • Creating and managing your listing if you are selling

  • Preparing a local market analysis to set pricing

  • Scouting and evaluating listings if you are buying

  • Booking and supervising showings

  • Referring you to other service providers: inspectors, contractors, appraisers

A real estate lawyer can trade in real estate as a legal service only with the purpose of helping ensure a legal and fair purchase or sale. Cassidy Ramsay performs many of these legal duties including:

A real estate lawyer can trade in real estate...

  • Performing title searches and properly registering title documents

  • Gathering information about property taxes and utility accounts

  • Researching liens or work orders on the property

  • Advising you on any relevant zoning issues

  • Ensuring your mortgage is properly signed and registered

  • Properly disbursing your real estate sale proceeds

The Benefits of Working with a Real Estate Lawyer

As you can see, a real estate lawyer can play an important role in looking after your interests in what may be the largest purchase or sale in your life. For residential or commercial property, you gain many benefits from having a knowledgeable lawyer on your side. In addition to performing title searches and filing paperwork properly, a real estate lawyer handles all documents, ensures you understand their contents and commitments, and makes adjustments as needed. You don't have to go it alone or depend entirely on a real estate broker when you have a real estate lawyer who can:

The Benefits of Working with a Real Estate Lawyer

  • Review all contracts to address points not in your favour

  • Review all the terms of conditions and waivers

  • Identify and adjust omissions in contracts

  • Adjust an offer to better suit your needs

  • Act as your representative when you cannot be present

  • Act as your advocate in negotiations

Cassidy Ramsay invites you to book a consultation so we may answer all of your specific questions about real estate law in Winnipeg and surrounding area.

Cassidy Ramsay Barristers, Solicitors & Notaries

210-200 Waterfront Drive

Winnipeg, MB R3B 3P1

Phone

204-943-7454

Fax
204-943-9563

Email

info@cassidyramsay.com

Hours

Summer Hours
May 18 – October 5, 2018
Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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