Real Estate Legal Services
"I spend so much time on Real Estate files that I often will forget someones name, but remember the shape of their land, the location of their well and their entire title history back to the 1800's" - Marc Cooper
Buying, Selling, Building or Financing a Home is likely the biggest financial decision you will ever make.
Let us walk you through the process every step of the way. From making your initial offer to closing day, we will ensure that buying a home will be as stress free as possible.
These are just a few of the issues we will walk you through when buying, selling, financing or building a new home:
Do you Need a New Survey?
- How old is "too old" for a Survey?
- What if the Survey has the previous owners "Name on it"?
Do you Need a Real Property Report?
Can you accept an older Real Property Report?
What is a Real Property Report anyway?
Is my property located within a Municipality which regulates Zoning?
What about Eastern Waste Management fees?
What about Municipal Zoning?
Do I have a Local Service district that provides services?
Does HST apply to my purchase?
Do I qualify for any tax rebates or incentives?
How much are my municipal taxes?
How do I adjust for municipal taxes?
Do I have "Good and Marketable Title" to my property?
What is "Good and Marketable Title"?
How can Title Insurance help?
How do I ensure there are no liens against my Property?
How do I ensure all Liens are discharged?
Who has the power to lien property?
Does my Wife have to sign off on our home if it's only registered in my name?
Does my Common Law partner have to sign off on our home if it's only registered in my name?
Our mortgage approval is only in my name, what do we do?
The home I want has a shared driveway, what do I do?
My home is located on an unserviced street, what can I do?
I think the driveway is on the neighbours land, how can I protect myself?