Another warning to have your property sale agreement checked by your lawyer before you sign anything comes from a recent Supreme Court of Appeal case. The sale in question was held to be invalid for want of certainty as to when the purchase price had to be paid.
What do you do when - every time it rains - storm water floods down from your neighbour's property onto yours? Is it your responsibility to pipe the water away, or must your neighbour deal with it?
If you are selling a property, you need to be aware that you will have to pay commission to any agent who is the "effective cause" of a sale, even if you have terminated that agent's mandate before the actual sale takes place. Worse, if you brought in a second agent to replace the first, you risk having to pay double commission!