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de Bakker Law is your one stop shop for all of your real estate transactions. If you’re a first time home buyer, seasoned house flipper, down sizing or refinancing to re-do that kitchen you’ve been wanting to, we help you navigate you through the process from your agreement of purchase and sale, through your financing, your searches, title insurance, and ensure a smooth closing.

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To help us help you draft your Agreement of Purchase and Sale (APS), click on the button below to get started.

APS Form

Whether you are a first-time home buyer or a seasoned house flipper, we can assist you from the drafting of your offer right up until your closing date. Our team will walk you through the process of what could very well be the biggest, most important purchase of your life!

An incomplete or poorly drafted Real Estate agreement can have serious financial consequences. To be sure your agreement is done properly, have it drafted by your Real Estate agent or, in the case of a private sale, by a lawyer.

Once your form submission is received by, someone from our office will get in touch with you.

We can also be of assistance if you are re-financing your home or transferring title to a family member as part of your estate plan.

Call our Real Estate department today to get started.

Frequently Asked Questions

When considering the cost of buying a house, you have to factor in more than just the listing price and lawyer fees. Disbursements such as the following can have a large impact on the total cost of buying a house. These fees may include but are not limited to;

  • Water Certificate
  • Tax Certificate
  • Executions Certificate
  • Administration charges
  • Courier fees
  • Software transaction fees
  • Title Search
  • Register Transfer
  • Register Charge
  • Title Insurance

In some cases, this might not cover all of the applicable disbursement fees. It’s important to note that these fees are not profitable for your lawyer, they are only fees incurred by the lawyer (and as such payable by you) in the process of buying a house.

You can read more information here; What Exactly Are Disbursement Costs?

To determine what your Lawyer Fees may be for your specific transaction,

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Similar to the purchase of a house, the seller of a property also incurs disbursement fees related to the sale of property. These can include but are not limited to;

  • Search Costs
  • Executions Certificate
  • Administration fees
  • Courier fees
  • Transaction Levy Surcharge
  • Software transaction charges

You can learn more here; What Exactly Are Disbursement Costs?

To determine what your Lawyer Fees may be for your specific transaction,

Call for more info!

Land Transfer Tax calculator coming soon!

For now we recommend using this page for an estimate on what you can expect to pay in LTT;

Ratehub’s Land Transfer Tax Calculator

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