Instructor(s): Craig Carter

For graduate students, the course number is LAW2051HF.

Note: The Blackboard program will be used for this course. Students must self-enrol in Blackboard as soon as confirmed in the course in order to obtain course information.

This course studies the manner in which interests in land are bought, sold and mortgaged. The following aspects of purchase transactions are considered: the agreement of purchase and sale (the meaning of certain clauses and drafting traps); role and potential liability of real estate agents; physical defects; and the investigation of title to property. The course also covers the current land registration system, mortgage fraud and the subdivision control provisions of the Planning Act. Remedies available to the parties when the transaction is not completed, including rescission and specific performance, are also examined. Finally, the course considers the nature and creation of mortgages and mortgage remedies.

Evaluation
A final open book examination of 3 hours in length.

At a Glance

First Term
Credits
3
Hours
3

Enrolment

Maximum
65

58 JD
7 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

W: 4:10 - 7:00