Legal Fees on Purchase

(based on a purchase price of less than $150,000.00)
 

 $700.00 (If property on Land titles)$900.00* (If property not on Land titles)

The following are disbursements on a purchase:

Property Tax Certificate $20.00
 Water and Sewer meter reading $40.00
 Zoning Certificate $100.00
 Subsearch & PPRS fee (approximate) $74.00
 Copies/Postage/Fax charges/Long distance calls (approximate) $40.00*
 Registering Transfer $85.00 (per parcel)
 Registering Mortgage $85.00 (per parcel)
 Bank charges $6.80*
Browser Fee  $20.00 (per parcel)
 CRO (if under Land titles)  $35.00 (per parcel)
 Application for first Registration – AFR (if not under land titles  $82.00 (per parcel)
 Transfer Tax 1% of the purchase price or assessed value,whichever is greater
 In addition there are further charges for the following:

Survey Certificate (if one is required) or Title Insurance
Courier charges
Title search (if property not under land titles)
 
*HST applicable
If purchasing from a company, additional certificates are required at a cost of 176.00
 
In about 10% of the cases major difficulties arise that could cause the above noted fees
and disbursements to increase
For an explanation of disbursements see: Disbursement Explanation