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Real Estate

Commercial & Residential Purchases & Sales

Ferguson Deacon Taws lawyers have extensive experience in dealing with the sale and purchase of both residential and commercial property. Our lawyers have successfully closed thousands of transactions ensuring that the rights and needs of our clients are met, and that they have an understanding of all aspects of their deal. 

Our staff is experienced in meeting all challenges that can arise in the purchase, sale and financing of real estate.

Condominium Purchases & Sales

Condominiums are real estate, but there is a need for specialized knowledge of the laws when buying, selling or financing condominium units.

We represent vendors and purchasers of condominium units on a regular basis. The firm also acts as a general counsel for condominium corporations and consults on commercial condominium issues. Our lawyers represent developers in the creation and registration of condominium corporations, and we provide legal advice to condominium corporations.

Mortgages (Residential & Commercial)

Ferguson Deacon Taws lawyers have experience in preparing all manner of residential and commercial mortgages, whether they are:

  • Personally arranged mortgages
  • Mortgages arranged through a broker
  • Mortgages arranged through financial institutions

We also are experienced in the enforcement of mortgage rights by those who hold mortgages, including foreclosure and power of sale proceedings.

Municipal Property Law

Ferguson Deacon Taws lawyers appear regularly before municipal councils and committees, and before the Ontario Municipal Board. Members of the firm represent their clients in connection with:

  • Severances
  • Minor variances
  • Assessment appeals
  • Re-zonings
  • Other municipal matters

Recreational Property Purchases & Sales

Our lawyers are familiar with the unique problems surrounding the purchase and sale of recreational properties. They are experienced in dealing with:

  • Purchases of shoreline road allowances
  • Septic and well problems
  • Waterfront access and zoning issues