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?
Practical Tips on Drafting Title Insurance Clauses in Alberta
When it comes to closing a home in Alberta, on occasion, the seller may offer a credit for the costs to the buyer to purchase a title insurance policy in lieu of the seller providing an up-to-date real property report (RPR). When considering the prospect of drafting title insurance clauses, into your agreement of purchase and… Continue reading Practical Tips on Drafting Title Insurance Clauses in Alberta
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
Virtual Real Estate Closing: Here to stay in Alberta
Since the Covid shutdown, lawyers have been able to witness real estate closing documents remotely and that includes virtual Real Estate closings in Alberta A virtual real estate closing means you can meet with your lawyer through videoconferencing to have your closing documents signed and witnessed instead of having a face-to-face meeting with your lawyer… Continue reading Virtual Real Estate Closing: Here to stay in Alberta
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