Real Estate Lawyers in Ajax, Ontario

Trust Axess Law Ajax for all your real estate transactions. Our flat fee legal services give you more for new home expenses.

Real Estate Lawyer in Ajax

Axess Law’s Ajax real estate lawyers close the deal quickly. Email mortgage documents and the agreement of purchase and sale to Axess Law Ajax’s virtual real estate lawyers. We review your offer to purchase, search property titles, prepare mortgage discharge documents and hand you the keys to your new home.

Buying a Real Estate Property in Ajax

New home construction contracts come with legal rights and obligations. Axess Law Ajax dissects your construction contract to protect your financial interests. Our virtual real estate lawyers sign and witness legal documents your mortgage lender may request. We refer you to trusted legal partners if construction delays threaten your new home’s completion or you have questions about real estate law in Ontario.

Selling a Real Estate Property in Ajax

Selling your first home or flipping houses for a living, Axess Law Ajax has virtual real estate lawyers near you for every kind of property deal. Before you sign any agreement of purchase and sale, talk to an Axess Law Ajax real estate lawyer. We go over the fine print to protect you from clauses that make it easy for buyers to walk away. 

Refinancing a Real Estate Property in Ajax

Get a better interest rate or access cash in your home by refinancing real property in Ontario. Prepayment penalties for breaking a mortgage before the term expires can be substantial. When you refinance to consolidate debt, you save money by making a single payment every month that you can afford.

Axess Law Ajax’s virtual lawyers prepare the legal documents you need to take advantage of refinancing opportunities. 

About Ajax

Ajax is diverse, vibrant and fun for nature lovers. Winding seven kilometres along Lake Ontario, the young, compact city east of Toronto has its own racetrack, Ajax Downs. The GO train goes here, but downtown Toronto nightlife is best enjoyed by car. Ajax Waterfront Trail offers a relaxing, after-work trek through rolling hills, beaches and bluffs, with great coastline views. Expect to compete for space on weekends with the cyclists, joggers, roller skaters, skateboarders and walkers who converge to picnic and beach hop.

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Axess Law video conference with you anywhere in Ontario. Call to talk to real estate lawyers 7 days a week, day or evening, at your convenience. Our online video calls and remote e-signing services take the work out of solving legal problems. Timely legal advice and low flat rate legal services — make your appointment by dialing 1-647-479-4118, toll free to 1-877-552-9377, or use  our easy online booking form. Debit, cash, VISA or Mastercard accepted.

Some FAQs

During the irrevocable period and once accepted, yes. Provided the seller agrees, you can propose changes, but be sure they are in writing. Buyers and sellers can mutually agree to abandon a sale, and you can include “subject-to” conditions that may allow you to cancel a sale. Axess Law’s real estate lawyers review draft and accepted contracts to advise you on how to protect your legal and financial interests.
Your deposit is kept in a trust account and released to the seller when your real estate transaction concludes. Who gets the deposit when a buyer backs out depends on the agreement of purchase and sale. Even if a seller agrees to return the deposit, you could be pursued for moving or other expenses the seller incurred before you cancelled or sued if a new buyer offers less.
Home inspections find defects that can cost thousands of dollars to repair or cause you to rethink your purchase. We highly recommend a home inspection clause in every agreement of purchase and sale.
Any time is a good time. Watch local markets for competitive interest rates and lulls in buying trends. A hint: sales often slow in winter, when weather affects buyers’ motivation to attend open houses, and pick up in late summer, just before school reopens.

You might negotiate a flat rate fee with your lawyer — Axess Law’s fees are all flat rates — but otherwise no.

Closing costs are fixed fees that add as much as about 5% to the cost of a home. They include land transfer taxes, plus Toronto’s municipal land transfer tax, title and fire insurance, and registering title to your property. Legal fees and your share of property taxes and utilities are included. For high-ratio mortgages with less than 20% down, mortgage default insurance is added to your costs. HST of 13%, minus any rebates you qualify for, is due for new or substantially renovated homes.

As the closing day draws near, your Axess Law lawyer will contact you to finalize the amount you need to bring to our office to conclude your home purchase.

Other than for new condos purchased from builders or developers, generally not. New condo buyers can withdraw their offer within 10 calendar days of receiving the agreement of purchase and disclosure statement. Ask Axess Law to review your contract to see if it has a cooling-off clause.

Having your agreement of purchase and sale reviewed by Axess Law’s virtual real estate lawyers or in person ensures you make an informed decision. We explain all the details before you make legal commitments and point out terms and conditions you may want to alter.

Our real estate lawyers go over condo status certificates for details your realtor skipped over, like whether the reserve fund for major repairs is adequate or if the condo corporation has legal problems.

Building a new home? We have real estate lawyers nearby who can check pre-construction purchase contracts or assignments for sale for legal issues you may encounter.

We make appointments that fit your schedule and your lifestyle. You can drop into an open law office on Sundays or meet online or in person, whenever or wherever works best for you.
Of course! We take VISA, Mastercard, or AMEX and email receipts for your financial records. Pay by phone or online.
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