The legal costs consist of three components: fees, disbursements
and taxes. Fees are the cost of our firm's professional services.
Disbursements are the out of pocket costs that we incur on your behalf
to complete the transaction for you.
Our typical fees and disbursements for a single family residence
in the City of Ottawa are
- Fees - $700
- Disbursements - $250
- Fees - $900
- Disbursements - $900
Examples of disbursements are the cost to register the deed,
the cost to register the mortgage (or discharge of mortgage if you are
selling), the cost to search the title, title insurance costs (see "Title
Insurance" below), couriers, clearance certificates, cost to certify
cheques, and so on. Taxes are the Goods and Services Tax ("GST")
and, for purchases only, the Land Transfer Tax ("LTT"). Fees,
Disbursements and Taxes will vary with each property.
We would be pleased to provide a specific, detailed quotation.
If you are buying or selling property located in Ontario, Canada, please
submit a request for a quote via our quote request for.
There are no hidden costs, or extra charges in fine print. Quoted disbursement
and tax prices are, however, subject to change due to tax increases or
other cost increases beyond our control.