If you just firmed up your purchase or sale (Congratulations!), you’ll likely need to choose a Alberta Real Estate lawyer to facilitate your closing. No matter which lawyer you choose, asking the right questions before moving forward with having the lawyer (or law firm) who is going to handle your transaction can make the entire… Continue reading 3 Questions You Need to Ask Your Alberta Real Estate Lawyer
3 Questions You Need to Ask Your Alberta Real Estate Lawyer
What’s The ideal Day To Close your Real Estate Transaction?
When you’re making an offer to purchase a property, you’ll be asked when you would like to “close” on your property as part of the agreement to purchase. The date you pick will also have to align with your seller’s expectations as they may need to arrange to move and vacate the property. On closing… Continue reading What’s The ideal Day To Close your Real Estate Transaction?
Most Common First Time Closing Mistake
We love working with first time home buyers and are always striving to educate clients to ensure their first closing experience is a smooth one. Let’s face it. Buying a home isn’t easy. There’s a lot to know about buying and closing a home and while there’s a flood of information out there, it is… Continue reading Most Common First Time Closing Mistake
The Top Real Estate Closing Costs to Consider in Alberta
It is too often that we get clients who are closing the purchase or sale of their home in Alberta and are surprised to find out that they did not budget for all their real estate closing costs. Nothing is more stressful than finding out you have to scramble to come up with more money… Continue reading The Top Real Estate Closing Costs to Consider in Alberta
Closing On a Friday
When an agreement of purchase and sale is negotiated, both parties will agree to a closing date that seems reasonable. Just as there is said to be a preferable day to book a flight or find an economical hotel room, when negotiating your closing date, the day or week of the month to close may… Continue reading Closing On a Friday
Land Transfer Tax. What Is It and How To Budget For It.
You’ve signed on the dotted line and your offer was accepted. Congratulations on your new home! As you start readying your finances for closing, one of the top items that first-time home buyers forget to budget for is the land transfer tax (LTT for short). What is The LTT? Buyers of houses and condos in… Continue reading Land Transfer Tax. What Is It and How To Budget For It.