Do’s and Don’ts of Buying a Condo: Notary Advice


In this webinar, you will learn everything you need to know about buying a condo unit in the province of Quebec. A short introduction to divided co-ownership law will be made and the core of the presentation will focus on the main elements that need to be verified throughout the purchasing process of this type of property. If you intend to buy a condo unit, you will without no doubt learn essential information required to make an informed decision regarding your purchase.

About Me Sophie Croisetière

Me Sophie Croisetière is a notary practicing in real estate law and urban planning regulation at Cain Lamarre firm. In addition to having obtained a bachelor’s degree in law and a graduate degree in notarial law, she also has a certificate and a graduate degree in urban planning from the Faculté de l’aménagement of l’Université de Montréal as well as a bachelor of art’s degree from McGill University. Throughout her years of studies, she acquired experience in the municipal field, more particularly working for the city of Montreal in urban planning. She plans to pursue her studies at l’Université du Québec à Montréal as of fall 2021, having been admitted in the PhD program of its law faculty, to begin a thesis which will combine both co-ownership law and urbanism.

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Contributing to the excellence of notarial practice, encouraging the continuous development of the law and promoting access to preventive justice are all missions of the Chambre des notaires that drive its overarching objective of protecting the public.


As true local and family legal practitioners, notaries are present at every important milestone of a person’s or corporation’s life, and their advice can help you assess the legal implications of a decision. Whether it’s a marriage, buying a first home, starting a business or passing it on to the next generation, or writing a will or a separation agreement, notaries’ legal training and knowledge allow them to help their clients make informed decisions.

Today’s notaries practice in areas that go far beyond the scope of traditional notarial law.
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