Mississauga Real Estate Lawyer
Few people buy or sell their home or condominium often enough to become experts in the process, but expert assistance is what is needed to make sure a residential real estate transaction concludes successfully without unnecessary time, expense or legal difficulties. The experienced Mississauga real estate lawyers at Zagazeta Garcia Lawyers LLP help first-time home buyers and sellers on residential purchase and sale transactions in Mississauga, Brampton, Milton, Oakville, Markham, Vaughn, Toronto, and surrounding GTA area. Our residential real estate practice includes helping clients with home and condominium purchase and sale, mortgages and refinancing, and the myriad tasks associated with a real estate purchase or sale. Call Zagazeta Garcia Lawyers in Mississauga for help with any of the following:
Residential Home Closings in Mississauga and GTA surrounding areas
Our lawyers assist with a comprehensive title search and review all aspects of the title in regards to property ownership, access to and encumbrances on the property, Planning Act issues, PPSA searches, execution certificates, property tax and insurance information. We review the purchase and sale agreement, status certificates and prepare closing documents required of the buyer or seller, and review closing documents prepared by the other side. Our detailed preparation work helps to ensure a smooth and successful closing. We also represent the buyer or seller at the closing to deal with any issues which may arise.
Other Mississauga Real Estate Legal Help
Spousal Transfers – Transfers of real property between spouses or former spouses may be subject to the land transfer tax unless a specific exemption applies. These exemptions include situations where the only consideration for the transfer is the assumption of a mortgage or other encumbrance on the property; where the transfer is part of a written agreement of separation; or pursuant to a court order or judgment. As experienced real estate lawyers with a strong family law practice in Mississauga, we are able to offer informed, insightful advice and assistance regarding any spousal transfer in relation to divorce or legal separation.
Real Estate Legal Independent Advice – Whenever you are undertaking a transaction that impacts your legal rights and responsibilities, legal independent advice can help you understand and appreciate the nature and consequences of the transaction. Real estate transactions are significant events, and obtaining legal independent advice is not just some formality to get through. Our lawyers offer serious advice about the potential real consequences of a residential purchase or sale or other matter. Count on Zagazeta Garcia Lawyers to provide unbiased, objective advice regarding what is likely one of the biggest decisions you will make.
Land Transfer Tax Calculations – The buyer pays the land transfer tax in a home purchase according to a complicated sliding scale that starts at .5% of the property value up to $55,000 and ranges up to 2.5% of the value over $2,000,000. Our lawyers calculate the tax and arrange for payment when the deed is transferred at closing. Note that Ontario law provides a potential refund for first-time buyers; we can advise you on whether you qualify and help you get your refund if applicable.
Experienced Mississauga Real Estate Lawyers Ready to Help You
For practical advice and dedicated professional assistance in a residential home or condominium purchase or sale in Mississauga, Brampton or throughout the Peel Region, call the experienced real estate lawyers at Zagazeta Garcia Lawyers LLP at 905-232-0398 for a free consultation to find out how we can help.