Official Description

5.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The main legal principles contained in the Civil Code of Quebec and other legal frameworks governing residential and co-ownership properties. The various frameworks and the minimum obligations the various parties and identifying possible actions when required.


Supplementary Information

This course is offered in bilingual format: lectures are offered in French. Course material is provided in both English and French. Participants can communicate with the instructor and submit their written assignments in either English or French.

35 hours of classroom instruction plus approx.15 hours of pre-course readings and assignments.

Topics Covered

Buying and selling a property

  • Rights and duties of the seller
  • Rights and duties of the buyer
  • Rights and duties of the stakeholders: real estate broker, notary, land surveyor, building inspector

Leases of dwellings and commercial units

  • Rights and duties of the landlords
  • Rights and duties of the tenants
  • The lease

Co-ownership law

  • Types Of Condominiums
  • Tracking The Creation Of Divided Co-Ownership
  • The Birth of a Syndicate
  • The cadastral plan
  • Declaration of co-ownership
  • Components of the immovable
  • Fraction’s sale by the developer and the developer’s warranties & obligations / warranty plan
  • Loss of control of the syndicate by the developer - the provisional administration
  • The transitional meeting
  • The transition and the reception of the common portions by an independent board of directors
  • Co-Ownership Features
  • Rights, duties and responsibilities of the various participants in the co-ownership
  • Register of the co-ownership
  • Condominium’s insurance and insurance trustee
  • Common expenses
  • Co-owners’ general meetings and decisions
  • Proxies
  • Management, maintenance, repair and replacement
  • The litigations: of the syndicate, the administrators and the co-owners
  • The arbitration clauses of mediation
  • The defects, workmanship and violations of art rules
  • Prescription and deprivation delays
  • The charter of human rights and freedoms
  • Public order
  • The End of a Divided Co-ownership
Section(s) offered
Section Title
Fondements droit immobilier et copropriété au Québec
Language of Delivery
Virtual Course
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Sep 07, 2022 to Nov 16, 2022
Virtual Course
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Nov 23, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Format(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,166.80 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 04, 2022 to Sep 14, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 04, 2022 to Sep 14, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 14, 2022 to Sep 21, 2022
Section Notes

This course is offered in bilingual format (English / French).  All course material will be provided in both languages.

A minimum number of registrations is required for this course section to be offered. The School reserves the right to cancel any course section when a minimum number of registrations has not been reached 7 days prior to the start date. In the event of a cancellation, the course fee will be refunded in full.

Course Fee Description

  • Tuition Fee: $1147.00
  • SCS Career Development Success package (SCSD) fee:  $19.80

Course Drop/Withdrawal Policy

  • Any time prior to the 1st class: Course Drop Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 1st and before the 2nd class: Course Withdrawal Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 2nd class before the 3rd class: Course Withdrawal with No Refund.
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