Real Estate Lawyers in Waterloo, Ontario

Axess Law Waterloo virtual real estate lawyers close real estate transactions for less, 7 days a week. When you need fast, convenient service, dial Axess Law Waterloo.

Real Estate Lawyer in Waterloo

Real deal or time to sell — Axess Law Waterloo has virtual real estate lawyers near you. Buying a home or buying a cabin is as stress-free as it can be when you use Axess Law Windsor. We have convenient online hours and our video conferencing software is secure and confidential.

Buying a Real Estate Property in Waterloo

Realtor deadlines closing in on you — call Axess Law Windsor. Our virtual real estate lawyers schedule your closing to meet all your deadlines. We talk to your realtor and liaise with your lender. Axess Law Windsor searches property titles for financial or construction liens and transfers titles to you. We discharge mortgage documents or arrange for you to e-sign for new loans, whatever it takes to get you into a new home.

Selling a Real Estate Property in Waterloo

Selling for the first time or downsizing for retirement, Axess Law Windsor has virtual real estate lawyers near you. Dial in from your home or office to close real estate transactions with ease. You can e-sign documents or we courier them to you. Unsure about an agreement of purchase and sale? We review it to ensure buyers can’t walk away without good reason.

Refinancing a Real Estate Property Waterloo

Refinance once or refinance often. Get better deals on interest rates or mortgage terms with a refinancing offer from a new or existing lender. Axess Law Windsor reviews refinancing offers and points out clauses that may be unfamiliar to you. We explain prepayment penalties and whether you can make lump sum payments to reduce your principal quicker.
If refinancing is on your mind, call Axess Law Windsor.

About Waterloo

Uptown trekking in The ‘Loo takes you on a fun trip through the home of a Canadian icon. The John Labatt Barley Field, with its hand-forged steel wheat stalks and copper flower heads, sits on the site of the historic Labatt’s brewery. Kitchener-Waterloo is famed for its annual Oktoberfest, the largest festival outside of Germany. Between the nine-day drinkfest, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery and picnicking at Laurel Creek Nature Centre, Waterloo has plenty happening. The university scene, tech startups and family-oriented vibe give Waterloo a year-round friendly feel.

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E-sign Legal Documents by Video

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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