Self-builder: A professional seller?

By Chantal Noël, from our Insurance Law Practice Group.

July 30, 2018 — In Grandmaître c. Lacombe (2016 QCCS 2216), the Superior Court held that a self-builder who sold an immovable was not a professional seller and consequently could invoke a clause excluding the legal warranty against hidden defects. The Court of Appeal recently affirmed this decision in Grandmaître c. Lacombe (2018 QCCA 651).

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