Definition : Purchase - Legal warranty (purchase)

The minimal protection granted by Law to a purchaser. This warranty incudes both the warranty of ownership and the warranty of quality. It may be diminished or increased under the terms of an agreement between the purchaser and the vendor.   

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The Law imposes upon the vendor the obligation to warrant the immovable sold. Except if provided otherwise, the sale of an immovable is made with a basic warranty known as the legal warranty. Under Article 1716 of the Civil Code of Quebec (C.C.Q.), the vendor is bound to warrant the ownership (1723 C.C.Q.) and the quality of the property against hidden defects (1726 C.C.Q.)
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26 février 2010- De plus en plus de personnes intéressées à se porter acquéreurs d’une unité de copropriété verront, préalablement à l’achat de leur unité, à analyser les documents du syndicat de copropriété régissant l’immeuble.
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