Real Estate Lawyers in Niagara Falls, Ontario

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Real Estate Lawyer in Niagara Falls

Easily transfer title to a home or land in Niagara Falls when you buy or sell. Retiring and gifting assets to children or a spouse? No real estate transaction is too big or small. Axess Law Niagara Falls has virtual real estate lawyers where you are, without the high cost of most traditional legal services. Our low flat fee legal services keep your next home or land purchase affordable.

Buying a Real Estate Property in Niagara Falls

Don’t overlook the importance of a home inspection when you buy a new or resale home. Axess Law Niagara Falls reviews your agreement of purchase and sale to ensure you get the right to inspect property before you buy. We write a final walkthrough into the contract when you request it and negotiate with the seller’s lawyer if an inspection is worrisome.

Selling a Real Estate Property in Niagara Falls

Wondering what to do with a conditional offer? Axess Law Niagara Falls reviews conditional offers or counter offers to advise you how they affect your legal rights as seller. Before you make a decision, ask our virtual real estate lawyers to review the agreement of purchase and sale. Negotiable amendments may preserve a real estate deal you’d like to close.

Refinancing a Real Estate Property in Niagara Falls

Understand how refinancing your home or land affects your homeowner rights. Axess Law Mississauga checks refinancing offers for provisions that bind you financially, throughout the life of a mortgage contract. When you’re ready to refinance, our virtual real estate lawyers liaise with your lender to sign and witness legal documents you require.
We explain your mortgage’s terms and conditions, so you can make informed decisions.

About Niagara Falls

Grand by any description, Niagara Falls is a draw for honeymooners and adventurers of all ages. Marilyn Monroe put it on the map with the 1953 epic Niagara and Canadian Margot Kidder did it again in 1980 in Superman II. The massive Horseshoe Falls is lit up until midnight, with breathtaking views of thundering rapids. Nik Wallenda of The Flying Wallendas, who crossed the falls on a steel cable for an ABC TV special in 2012, calls the spectacle “unbelievable”. Housing is still affordable and with scenic wineries, Lake Erie beaches and golf courses nearby, the city of 12 million tourists is the friendliest place around.

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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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