Real Estate

This module deals with the practice of Real Estate law in Manitoba.  Each chapter is written by lawyers in Manitoba for lawyers in Manitoba who plan to or are already practicing in the area of conveyancing.  Each chapter contains explanations, links to case law and legislation, precedents and samples and other online resources that are relevant to the topic addressed in the chapter.


Chapter 1 – Introduction to Real Property Conveyancing and Real Estate Brokers


Chapter 2 – Conveyancing Practice: Residential
Forms and Precedents


Chapter 3 – Mortgages
Forms and Precedents


Chapter 4 – Enforcement of Mortgage Security
Forms and Precedents


Chapter 5 – Condominiums
Forms and Precedents


Chapter 6 – Farm Land Transactions


Chapter 7 – New Construction Transactions

The Western Law Societies’ Conveyancing Protocol is a protocol jointly developed by the law societies of Manitoba, Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan to set out enhanced standards of conveyancing practice across the Western provinces. The goal is to provide excellent service to clients in residential sale, purchase and mortgage transactions.  It was created in 2001, updated in 2009 and is tailored for use here in Manitoba.

For a current  list of bank officials to contact in the case of delays in the discharge of mortgages, click the link below.

Thank you

The Law Society of Manitoba thanks all the volunteer lawyer reviewers who have contributed to the past development and current updating of the materials. It would not have been possible without the hours of help they have given over the years.

The reviewers of the Real Estate chapters:

  • Robert Giesbrecht, Pitblado LLP 
  • Jeff Shypit, Robertson, Shypit, Soble, Wood
  • Robert (Bob) McCulloch, McCulloch Mooney Johnston Selby LLP
  • Kate Craton, Professional Liability Claims Fund, Law Society of Manitoba
  • Russell Davidson, Teranet Manitoba
  • Maureen Terra, Teranet Manitoba
  • Mara Koven-Lapointe, Levene Tadman Golub Law Corporation

Questions or Errors & Omissions

If you notice errors or omissions in these materials, please let us know via cpd@lawsociety.mb.ca.