To check your provincial legislation and get more information about condos, visit our Links section. There are a number of differences between buying a newly built condo by a owner and buying a resale apartment. Most standard form agreements start with some basic information about the buyer, seller and property in question. There will also be an area to record the purchase price offered by the buyer and the down payment that the buyer pays to the seller`s real estate agent, relying on the seller. The exact date and time at which the offer is open (and irrevocable) are also indicated. It`s usually a few hours or a few days. If the offer to purchase the property is not accepted by the seller before that date, it becomes invalid. Page 1 of 6 The contract to purchase and sell this contract is the reference of July 24, 2010. between: elsie chamberlain larsen 2600 barracks rd apt 118 charlottesville, va 22901 4342954554 (the Seller) and name: Address: Phone: Fax:… Completing a purchase and sale contract can be complicated and technical. Before becoming final, the contract can be amended as a result of negotiations between buyer and seller and counter-offers submitted by the seller to the buyer. To make sure you understand all the terms of the agreement, it is best to have your agreement verified by a lawyer before your purchase or sale of land is concluded. For more information on purchase and sale agreements, please contact the Ontario Real Estate Association or visit the Canadian Real Estate Association`s website

Under Tarion`s New Home Guarantee Plan, buyers are protected from the loss of their deposit up to a maximum of $20,000 if their condo is not completed. If the builder of your new apartment cannot complete construction and has gone bankrupt, you can make a claim against the plan to recover your deposit. For more information, visit the Ontario Ministry of Utilities and Consumer Services at and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation`s Condominium Buyer`s Guide. If you buy a condo, your lawyer can help you understand all the documents and obligations that apply to the condo company and your unit. 3. Condo Guide. The newly created Ontario Condominium Authority must provide all new developers with an easy-to-read guide to condominiums, containing essential information on how condo companies are governed, as well as the roles and responsibilities of homeowners. Developers are required to provide a copy of the guide to all buyers at the time of sale. Buying a newly built condo can pose a number of complex problems. Depending on whether the person buys a condo before construction or has just been completed, a buyer may face a provisional completion date, a final closing date and occupancy costs.