Residential Real Estate

Our experience helps you maximize value and minimize risk for all types of real estate projects and transactions.

Cox & Palmer has a robust team of residential real estate lawyers ready to assist residential sellers and purchasers.

We regularly act on behalf of both borrowers and lenders, including banks, trust companies and insurance companies, on local, national and international financing transactions.


  • Negotiate and prepare agreements of purchase & sale, including condominiums.
  • Draft conveyancing and financing documents.
  • Conduct appropriate searches and offer advice on all aspects of a residential real estate transaction.
  • Advice on construction contracts and financing agreements.
  • Advice on environmental issues.

Articles & Insights

Nova Scotia Eviction Moratorium and Rent Deferral

The real estate industry in Nova Scotia has been greatly affected by COVID-19. Consequently, the Nova Scotia government announced several initiatives intended on supporting Nova Scotia businesses and residents including an eviction moratorium and a rent deferral program.

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Low-rise developments: Condominium or Freehold?

Condominiums remain industry standard for mid-rise and high-rise developments: but for low-rise developments (e.g. townhouses, low-rise villas, low-rise apartments), there is a greater mixture between freehold and condominium ownership structures.

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