Real Estate Lawyers in Hamilton, Ontario

Axess Law Hamilton virtual real estate lawyers finalize your property sale or purchase remotely. We make buying or selling real estate easy.

Real Estate Lawyer in Hamilton

Selling a home or buying a cottage, our Hamilton real estate lawyers complete closing documents for any Ontario real estate transaction. We’re quick and convenient. Flat fee legal services take the financial pain out of hiring a real estate lawyer in Ontario. Traditional legal services can cost much, much more. Axess Law Hamilton keeps your costs down by going online.

Buying a Real Estate Property in Hamilton

Ensure your new home matches the legal description and property survey before you commit to buying. Axess Law Hamilton finds property surveys and searches property titles to verify the legal owners. We register your purchase with a local land registry office to transfer title to your name. You take possession with the confidence your property purchase is valid.

Selling a Real Estate Property in Hamilton

Selling a home is time sensitive. Contact Axess Law Hamilton as soon as you list your home or land for sale. We give you an estimate, based on our low cost, flat rate legal fees. Email us your accepted offer — we review the agreement of purchase and sale for essential clauses that protect your legal interests. Closing deals quickly, with a minimum of fuss when you use Axess Law Hamilton.

Refinancing a Real Estate Property in Hamilton

Reduce your long-term interest expenses when you refinance your existing home mortgage. Variable rate mortgages can cause uncertainty. If having stable payments is a concern for your family finances, lock in a fixed rate with a mortgage refinance
Axess Law Hamilton connects with your mortgage lender to prepare the legal documents you need to get better rates or better terms.

About Hamilton

Ontario’s former Steeltown is so much more. A deep sea port city, Hamilton treats visitors to waterfalls, cobble-stoned streets and national historic sites like Dundurn Castle. Just under an hour southwest of Toronto by car, the city is home to the Grey Cup champion Hamilton “Ti-cats”. The rocky bluffs of the Niagara Escarpment, known locally as The Mountain, offer city and harbour views. Ample green spaces at Bayfront Park and relaxing walks along Bruce Trail give the city its green reputation.

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Sign Legal Documents by Video

Your Axess Law real estate lawyer in video conferences with you 7 days a week, at your convenience. Our online video calls and remote 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 to find an Axess Law virtual real estate lawyer. Debit, cash, VISA or Mastercard accepted. 

Some FAQs

Sharing a mortgage is very different from being a co-signer. Mortgage sharing involves getting a joint mortgage with a spouse, common law partner, friends, or family. Their joint income is considered in deciding how much home they can afford, and everyone shares in paying the mortgage. Co-signers are on title to a property, and are liable for the full mortgage payment if the mortgage holder defaults. Since they are only a co-signer though, they don’t necessarily live in the home and don’t contribute to the monthly mortgage payments.
When you want the flexibility of paying off the mortgage in full or part, without any prepayment penalties or limits. Interest rates are higher and terms shorter (six months to five years), but your mortgage can be refinanced or renegotiated at any time, without any cost to you.
It’s been known to happen. Fortunately, RECO, the Real Estate Council of Ontario, requires the seller’s agent to disclose that all other agents bidding on a property. Just in case they want to match the realtor’s offer.
“Handshake” deals are made all the time between friends or family members. Even then, they can be precarious. The seller doesn’t have to honour your offer, and only written agreements of purchase and sale are truly legally binding. Axess Law Hamilton can review your offer to purchase to help you take the right steps to buy the home you want.
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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