Myth or fact?
To sign a contract for the transfer of land in BC, you have to use a handwritten signature.
Whether it is a formal, typed document or handwritten on a piece of paper, once a contract is signed, it generally cannot be changed or broken unless both parties agree. You should not sign a contract unless you have read it, understood it, agree with it, and want to be legally bound by it.
What you should know
For all but a few types of contracts, you can sign with an electronic signature
Some contracts must be witnessed
The parties don’t have to sign together
Step 1. Research who you are contracting with
Step 2. Make sure you understand the contract
Step 3. Pay attention to blank spaces or possible substitutions
Step 4. Check that the contract includes everything
Step 5. Sign the contract
I was discussing a contract but never signed anything; are our discussions a binding contract?
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