Buying a home in British Columbia is an exciting proposition. For many property buyers, the new acquisition will become their primary residence. For others, the property is an investment vehicle or an asset to add to their financial portfolio. In either case, obtaining experienced legal counsel to ensure the details of the transaction are properly handled is essential.
Laughlin & Company Lawyers Mediators is a full-service legal firm in the Tri-Cities, located in Port Coquitlam near the Coquitlam Town Centre. We maintain a residential real estate practice that serves both buyers and sellers. In addition, we have a thriving business law practice that is an effective complement to the work we do on behalf of commercial property developers and buyers.
Legal Services For Home Buyers In British Columbia
Among the important work we do for buyers is to prepare the legal paperwork that will complete the home sale. Specifically, we provide the following services:
- Do a comprehensive legal investigation of the property, including title search status, judgments, outstanding orders, and taxes, among other items
- Prepare the documents to transfer ownership
- Ensure the seller’s mortgage has been discharged if necessary
- Arrange for the buyer’s signature of transfer documents
- Deliver money owed to the seller
- Obtain strata documents if necessary
In all cases, we remain in close contact with our clients as they prepare to purchase their new home. As experienced Port Coquitlam real estate lawyers, we give all buyers — first-time buyers and seasoned purchasers alike — the confidence to know that their transaction will run smoothly. Any unexpected issues will be handled efficiently and promptly, with the legal interests of our clients as the highest priority.
To learn more about the residential real estate services we provide to home buyers, contact us for a consultation. Call the firm at 604-239-0800 or get in touch online to arrange a time.