(519) 623-9160 46 Cambridge Street, P.O. Box 876, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 5X9

Real Estate law is the primary focus at Johnson McMaster. For over 40 years we have assisted clients with their purchase, sale, refinance and leasing of their home or property.

  • We have continued to instill confidence in our clients by maintaining a high expectation of service and support.
  • Johnson McMaster & Jefferies has acted on thousands of real estate transactions.
  • Significant experience in dealing with all types of residential dwellings, including single family dwellings, multi-family dwellings, and condominiums.
  • We act regularly for institutional lenders, including all major banks and credit unions, as well as dozens of smaller and private lenders.

Providing reliable and affordable legal services to the Georgetown, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, and Brantford communities
with offices located in Cambridge and Waterloo.

Purchasing Law


The purchase of a new home or property is time of great excitement. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or an investor we can help guide you through the process in a manner that is as smooth as possible.

To facilitate your purchase transaction, we offer comprehensive services including:

  • Reviewing Agreements of Purchase and Sale
  • Reviewing Condominium Status Certificates
  • Reviewing Surveys
  • Full Range of Searches and Sub-searches
  • Title Insurance Arrangements
  • Placing Mortgages
  • Co-Ownership and/or Domestic Contracts
  • Transfer of Title

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The sale of a home or property requires expertise and attention to ensure a seamless transition occurs between Seller and Buyer. With our office in Cambridge, Johnson McMaster & Jefferies can help you with your transaction locally or across long-distance.

To facilitate your sale transaction, we offer comprehensive services including:

  • Reviewing Agreements of Purchase and Sale
  • Paying out Debts, Mortgages and Liens
  • Requesting Tax Information
  • Power of Sale Proceedings
  • Reviewing and Drafting Separation and/or Co-Habitation Agreements
  • Transfer of Title
Refinancing Law

Refinancing and New Mortgages

Whether you are interested in adding a mortgage to your home or property or re-financing to consolidate debt, pay for your children’s education or make improvements to your property, Johnson McMaster & Jefferies can assist you. We can provide advice and apply the applicable law and legal concepts to help craft the best solution to achieve your goals in an effective manner. To facilitate your re-financing transaction, we offer comprehensive services including:

  • Review and Preparation of Mortgage Documents
  • Full Range of Applicable Searched
  • Paying out Debts Mortgages or Liens

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • I have had to privilege of working with the team at Johnson McMaster on many different occasions and now feel that I’ll never think twice about contacting them again in the future. Their attention to detail and willingness to go above and beyond make what might normally seem to be a daunting process feel like a breeze. On top of that, Bob’s sharp wit and dry sense of humour during meetings creates for a “meeting with a lawyer” to be something to look forward to!

    Tim Streit
    Business Owner
  • Kristina and the team at Johnson McMaster made my real estate process seamless and I felt well informed. I will always trust their firm for my legal needs.

    Amanda Neill
  • I’ve had the pleasure of being represented by Sarah on Estate and Real Estate Law matters over the past three years and have been extremely pleased with her professionalism and subject matter expertise. It’s always reassuring to be represented by somebody that is genuinely looking out for your best interests and can quell your legal concerns. I look forward to continuing working with Sarah and Johnson McMaster, going forward!

    Nikhil Joseph

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