Tag: Home Purchase

All home purchase related posts.

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What Information will my Real Estate Lawyer Need for my Home Purchase?

April 16, 2019

In Ontario, when you select a real estate lawyer for your home purchase, you will be required to provide the lawyer with a number of materials prior to closing. ¬†Below, we explain what those materials are, how you can obtain them, and why your real estate lawyer will need them. Here’s What You Need Agreement…Read More

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Chattels Versus Fixtures

March 14, 2019

You may have heard the terms chattel and fixture thrown around by an Ontario real estate lawyer or agent, but what do these terms actually mean? It is important to understand the difference between fixtures and chattels because Ontario real estate law treats each differently. The general rule in Ontario is that all fixtures become…Read More

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Buying a Home in Ontario: How can Your Real Estate Lawyer Help?

March 12, 2019

When you buy a home in Ontario, you will need to retain a real estate lawyer who will assist you with the purchase of your property. Your real estate lawyer will carry out a number of tasks and deal with various issues on your behalf. The following are some of the tasks that will be…Read More

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When a Deal Falls Through, Who Keeps the Deposit?

March 7, 2019

The deposit paid by the buyer for the purchase of real estate in Ontario is only released in the event that the sale goes through, upon mutual release of the parties, court order or due to a specific term in the contract.   Court Order In the event that a court order is sought, the…Read More