Electronic Signatures

Can You Sell Your Home By Email? #458

Legally Speaking

By Jennifer CleeB.A., LL.B. The New Brunswick Court of Appeal recently considered whether an exchange of emails between a prospective buyer and seller of residential property constituted a binding contract.1 The property was listed for sale on Kijiji. After an initial phone call, the buyer and seller negotiated a sale by email. The seller emailed

Electronic Signatures #450

Legally Speaking

As computer technology plays an increasing role in the real estate industry we are forced, from time to time, to evaluate these technologies in order to ensure they are consistent with the law and responsible practices. Contracts of purchase and sale and other documents used by REALTORS® are already commonly delivered or transmitted by fax