Can you sell your home by email?

Be careful what you say in an email about the purchase or sale of a house.

Be careful what you say in an email about the purchase or sale of a house.

Over the course of three days last October, Marc Girouard and Kelty Druet corresponded by email about the sale of Druet’s condo in downtown Moncton, N.B.

After a series of emails and an offer and counter offer, Druet agreed to sell unit 203 at 850 Main St. for $155,000, or so Girouard thought. But Druet changed her mind and the case landed up in court.

There a judge decided that even though a formal agreement of purchase and sale was not ever signed, a deal was a deal. Since Ontario has similar laws to those relied on in New Brunswick, the same result could happen in Ontario… Read More

Source Photo and Text: Moneyville.ca