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Real Estate – Transfer of Title

If you intend to transfer ownership in a property, add a person or people to a title or remove a person or people from a title, you will need to have a real estate lawyer prepare and register a title transfer for you.

A title transfer is commonly required to add or remove someone from title when:

  • A couple separates;
  • Parents, children or friends decide to share ownership of a property; and
  • When a guarantor needs to be added or removed from title (usually when refinancing).

Your real estate lawyer will be involved in many activities, including:

  • Confirming whether there are any liens or debts registered against the property.
  • Reviewing any encumbrances, such as rights of way and restrictions on what can be done on the property.
  • Confirming that any outstanding property taxes or utility bills are paid before the transfer takes place.

If you intend to transfer ownership, add a person or people to a title, or remove a person or people from a title, Axess Law can ensure the process is smooth, speedy and successful. Our experienced real estate team has deep knowledge of the process from beginning to end. We understand the ins and outs of Land Transfer Tax, the rules for first-time homebuyers, spouses, parents and children and more.

Our simplified yet thorough process follows the same pattern for all real estate transactions. It’s designed to be convenient for our clients (you!) and to allow us to work effectively with no wasted time.

You only need to pick up the phone and call us for a free quote, or pop into one of our offices. We will take some basic details and provide you with an all-inclusive quote covering our flat rate legal fee, any third party fees and taxes. There are no hidden fees or extras; your quote is all-inclusive. Not only that but if you receive a cheaper written quote for the same service, we promise to beat it.

We will walk you through the process from A to Z and keep you up to date via email and phone. We will set a date with you for you to come into one of our conveniently located offices to sign documents or we can send someone to meet with you at your home or office. We’re open 7 days a week with long hours, so you can choose a time that works with your schedule. One of our team will guide you through all of the paperwork, ensure everything is signed and handle the dispatch of documents to all relevant parties.


It was a pleasure working with Patricia from Axess Law. It was my first time purchasing a home, and was very nervous about every step in the process. I called and emailed Patricia several times with the silliest questions. She answered them all promptly, and provided the best customer service I could ask for. I would recommend Axess Law and particularly Patricia to everyone.

Cindy Tran

In the past I had to make appointments and waited for days to see a lawyer. Now conveniently this office is at my neighborhood supermarket. I was able to walk in and get my documents signed in less than 30 minutes The staff are courteous and professional. I would recommend anyone. Prompt service.

Joy Stewart

I am writing this review on behalf of my daughter who completed her first Real Estate condo transaction with AxessLaw. Besides just helping my daughter as a client, they helped her understand every single step involved in the process and the whole process was completed without any problems. I would recommend them to anyone looking for hassle free real estate transaction without thinking twice.

Irene Tucker


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