Fire Damage Before Closing – Rights and Responsibilities of Buyer and Seller; Easement With or Without Motor Vehicles – No Parking on Easement Area #350

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By Gerry Neely B.A. LL.B When a fire destroyed or damaged a house before the completion date for its sale, at common law the buyer had to complete the purchase and pay the contract price, unless the contract otherwise provided. For this reason, the Contract of Purchase and Sale includes Clause 16 which allocates risk