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Buying Your Home

An Overview of Closing Costs

To avoid any surprises on closing, here is a list of what to expect as far as closing costs:

Real Estate Commission

  • As agreed upon in the Listing Contract.

Lawyer or Notary Fees and Expenses

  • Cost of execution of legal documents
  • Cost of clearing title including discharge fees charged by encumbrance holders

Costs of Mortgage

  • Cost (if any) of mortgage prepayment penalties.

Goods and Service Tax (GST)

Estimated Seller's Cost

Cost of Sale:

Legal/Notary Fees$ _______________
Mortgage Penalty$ _______________
Real Estate Commissions$ _______________
GST (On Commissions)$ _______________
Moving Costs$ _______________
Portion Of City Property Tax Payable
(if not yet paid)
$ _______________
Total Cash Required for Closing$ _______________

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Lisa MacIntosh Team - Personal Real Estate Corporation - Keller Williams Realty - VanCentral
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