Common Costs For Buyers

Closing Costs

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Cost Commonly Include

  • Deed Transfer Tax
    1.5% of purchase price
  • Lawyer’s Fees
    $600 - $800 + HST
  • Home Inspection
    $350 - $400 + HST
  • Adjustments (Oil / Taxes / Leased Equipment)
  • Mortgage loan administration and / or appraisal fees
  • Credit report fees
  • Balance of down payment after initial deposit with offer

Moving Costs

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Costs Commonly Include

  • Packing supplies
  • Movers
  • Vehicle rentals
  • Food, hotels, gas, etc.

Settling-In Costs

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Costs Commonly Include

  • Changing locks
  • Cleaning / Cleaners
  • Minor renovations and repairs
  • Furniture purchases
  • Title insurance policy premiums
  • Survey expense
  • Legal fees and related costs
  • Utility bills and property taxes
  • Landscaping