Property Title Transfer Cost in Ontario

Property Title Transfer Ontario Costs

A property title transfer cost includes applicable land transfer tax and real estate lawyers fees, plus lawyers disbursements such as software charges  and Title Insurance depending  the requirements of your lender. 

In Ontario, you need a real estate lawyer to transfer the title of a property. Therefore without a real estate lawyer title cannot be transferred in Ontario.

Title Transfer cost

Ontario Land Transfer Tax Exemptions

In Ontario, Land Transfer Tax is not applicable if the property transfer is between spouses or from a person to the family business or a transfer of a farming property between family members. 

Other than these three exceptions, land transfer tax applies to all title transfers in Ontario.

Online Real Estate Lawyer

Online Real Estate Lawyer

At Shaikh Law, we believe in providing cost-effective and efficient real estate services to clients. Therefore we have introduced online services for our clients.

Our Real Estate Law Firm has maintained competitive fees by ensuring 99% of online legal services. Our authorized representative must meet with you once to witness your signatures and verify your original IDs.

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Add to spouse to Land Title

Add a spouse to Title

Legal fees if you are adding a spouse to title with no mortgage is $630 + HST. 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN LEGAL FEES;

  • One Title Search;
  • Bank Charges, including Two Certification of Cheques;
  • Printing, Courier Charges;
  • Phone & Fax charges;
  • File Opening Charges;
  • One Appointment/ Mobile Signing;
  • After Office Hours Appointment;

WHAT IS  NOT INCLUDED IN LEGAL FEES;

  • Registration Cost per Transfer  $78;
  • Law Society Levy $65;
  • Additional Title Searches (If required)
Remove from Title cost

Going Off Title

Property title transfer legal fees to remove a name from title with no mortgage is $630 + HST and if with a mortgage then fees would be $900 + HST. 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN LEGAL FEES;

  • One Title Search;
  • Bank Charges, including Two Certification of Cheques;
  • Printing, Courier Charges;
  • Phone & Fax charges;
  • File Opening Charges;
  • One Appointment/ Mobile Signing;
  • After Office Hours Appointment;

WHAT IS  NOT INCLUDED IN LEGAL FEES;

  • Registration Cost per Transfer  $78;
  • Law Society Levy $65;
  • Additional Title Searches (If required)
Add to Land Title cost

Add a party to Land Title

Title Transfer Fees when adding a party to the title is $999 + HST, without a mortgage. Add $99 if the title transfer is with a mortgage.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • One Title Search;
  • Two Writ Searches;
  • Two Execution Searches;
  • Bank Charges, including Two Certification of Cheques;
  • Printing, Courier Charges;
  • Phone & Fax charges;
  • Software Charges;
  • File Opening Charges;
  • One Appointment/ Mobile Signing;
  • After Office Hours Appointment;
  • Securing Title Insurance;

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDE;

  • Land Transfer Tax; 
  • Title Insurance; (As Per Invoice)
  • Registration Cost per Transfer or per Mortgage $78;
  • Software Charges $ 171 + HST 
  • Online Mortgage Instructions Bank Charge $28.25 (If applicable)
  • Additional Title Searches (If required)

Disclaimer

Our all-inclusive Flat Legal Fees is based on a residential transaction for a vacant single-family property on the date of closing and upon receipt of mortgage instructions seven days prior closing (if applicable). The quotes above assume there are no reasoably foreseen complications.

Rush Fees

 Rush Fees of $450 + HST would apply if documents or instructions are received less seven days prior to closing. If you are seeking to close a Commercial Real Estate Transaction, please visit our Corporate Lawyer Page.

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