Our company is offering a service for buyers of residential real estate. This service is designed to help buyers acquire title to residential property at a reasonable price.

(The fees quoted on this website are based on a routine residential purchase)
A routine residential purchase has the following elements :
  • the property sold is residential and does not contain more than one rental unit

  • seller and buyer are not incorporated companies and are both resident in Canada

  • the purchase price is under $2,000,000

  • the Contract of Purchase and Sale has already been finalized through the real estate agent

  • the Contract of Purchase and Sale does not provide for any holdbacks
We can, of course, assist in transactions involving non-residents or companies or multiple residential units or holdbacks or higher purchase prices and can assist in preparing of the Contract of Purchase and Sale. Please contact us for information on the additional costs, if any of these elements are involved in your transaction.

The following services are included in the fees for a routine residential purchase:

  • obtaining information from buyer regarding their purchase

  • obtaining information from realtor about seller and seller's solicitor or notary public

  • receiving and reviewing the Contract

  • obtaining land title and tax search information and reviewing same

  • if strata, obtaining information from management company about bylaws, maintenance fees and any special assessments and reviewing same

  • if buyer is financing their purchase, contacting lender or mortgage broker to obtain mortgage instructions

  • receiving and reviewing mortgage instructions

  • preparing transfer documentation and seller's statement of adjustments and forwarding them to seller's solicitor or notary public

  • preparing closing documents including documents related to mortgage, property transfer tax form and buyer's statement of adjustments

  • ordering, receiving and reviewing insurance certificate

  • contacting buyer to arrange appointment to review property search information and closing documents

  • attending on execution of documents by buyer

  • receiving buyer's downpayment funds and depositing to a trust account

  • receiving and reviewing documents signed by seller and closing conditions imposed by seller's solicitor notary public

  • attending upon closing and presentation of documents for registration at Land Title Office

  • receiving mortgage money

  • upon satisfactory application for registration, attending to payment of sale money to seller

  • reporting to buyer, real estate agent and lender

  • following up to ensure discharge of seller's financial charges (if any)

  • obtaining Title Certificate from Land Title Office

  • forwarding Title Certificate with final report to buyer and lender

Landmark Law Group 501 - 1367 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V6H 4A7
Phone: (604) 736-6338 Fax: (604) 736-3399 Email: info@llglaw.ca

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