25 Norfolk St N
Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 3N6

Real Estate Lawyer Norfolk County Relies on

When it comes to real estate law, Norfolk County turns to Norfolk Law Chambers for advice and assistance. We guide our clients through each step of the buying or selling process, from the initial agreement of purchase and sale to the closing and reporting of the transaction. We provide real estate services for clients looking to buy or sell residential, commercial and agricultural properties. We can also assist with leases and landlord and tenant disputes.


We offer full service for all aspects of real estate transactions including:

  • Residential purchases, sales and mortgages
  • Commercial purchases, sales and mortgages
  • Farm property purchases, sales and mortgages
  • Negotiation and preparation of leases
  • Landlord and tenant disputes


Call us today to book a consultation before your next real estate transaction.


Real Estate FAQ

Purchase of Property

What information should I bring in order for you to represent me with my purchase transaction?

If you have a signed agreement of purchase, bring in a copy of the agreement. If you want to get legal advice prior to signing an agreement of purchase bring in the tentative agreement.


The following information is needed. Some may be included in the agreement:


  1. The manner in which you are taking ownership: as an individual, or with a spouse, or as a partnership, or as a corporation
  2. Your full legal name
  3. Your marital status and if you are married the name of your spouse
  4. Your date of birth and, if applicable, your spouse’s date of birth
  5. Your occupation and, if applicable, your spouse’s occupation
  6. All telephone numbers where you can be contacted
  7. All email addresses where you can be contacted
  8. The full address of the property you wish to purchase
  9. The date of closing
  10. The purchase price
  11. The deposit amount
  12. The name of the vendor
  13. The name and contact information for the real estate agent(s) involved
  14. The name and contact information for the mortgage broker/consultant (if any)
  15. The name and contact information for the insurance agent you are using


Sale of Property

What information should I bring in order for you to represent me when I sell my property?

If you have a signed agreement of sale, bring in a copy of the agreement. If you want to get legal advice prior to signing an agreement of sale bring in the tentative agreement.


The following information is needed. Some may be included in the agreement:


  1. Your full legal name
  2. Your marital status and if you are married the name of your spouse
  3. Your date of birth and, if applicable, your spouse’s date of birth
  4. Your occupation and, if applicable, your spouse’s occupation
  5. All telephone numbers where you can be contacted
  6. All email addresses where you can be contacted
  7. The address of the property you are selling
  8. The date of closing
  9. The sale price
  10. The deposit amount
  11. The name of the purchaser(s)
  12. The name and contact information for the real estate agent(s) involved
  13. The name and contact information for the mortgage broker/consultant (if any)
  14. The name and contact information for the insurance agent you are using


Please make every effort to provide the above necessary information as soon as possible.


Who pays land transfer tax?

Land Transfer Tax (LTT) is paid by the buyer on registration of the transfer of land. Currently Ontario first time home buyers may be eligible for a refund. Please visit http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/ for more information.


Why do I need to provide identification when I hire a lawyer?

The Law Society of Upper Canada requires all Ontario lawyers to verify the identity of anyone they will represent. You must bring valid identification such as:

  • Driver’s license
  • Birth certificate
  • Passport
  • Similar type of document


A copy of your identification will be made and put in your file.

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