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.

SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • 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

Landlord Protection Against Frequent, Short-Term Sublets

As platforms such as Airbnb become ever more popular, tenants will increasingly seek to sublet their units on a frequent, short-term basis – potentially to even turn a profit. Although in principle sublets benefit both landlords and tenants, the unfortunate reality is that if used improperly they can create a major problem for landlords. A recent court decision has provided protection for landlords.

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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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