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Statement of Adjustments for First Time Home buyer

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Jr. Member
Dec 16, 2018
169 posts

Statement of Adjustments for First Time Home buyer

First time Home buyer and I didn't get some Lawyer charges.

As a resident, do I have to pay 'Non-Resident tax?
I didn't understand two chargers for 'Law Office Professional Corporation' and 'Professional Corporation'?

I am not aware how much would be the charges, but I felt they are charging me a lot more than usual.

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3 replies
Oct 26, 2007
326 posts
$1000 legal fees & $351.25 disbursements paid to the law office which is named ".... Professional corp" you are not being overcharged on those .. not sure about all the other smaller fees though.
Deal Addict
Feb 19, 2019
1571 posts
Stouffville ON
I would question the non resident tax fee, the file retention fee is simply a bs as well, but if you don't have a written quote prior to hiring them you are probably out of luck.

For your future, and anyone who is reading it, prior to hiring the lawyer for your real estate transaction ask for "all in quote" in writing.
Full Time and Full Service Realtor
Deal Addict
Mar 3, 2018
2753 posts
Did you purchase the property from a non-resident. If so your lawyer may have had to determine if you were required to withhold 25% non-resident tax from your purchase price.


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