Buying a House

Buying a home can be complicated and there are risks to avoid. This script on buying a house covers hiring a realtor or lawyer, the purchase price, making the written offer to buy, getting a mortgage, removing "subject-to" clauses, the "statement of adjustments," and how to finish the purchase.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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October 2017 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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buying a home, property purchase tax (PPT), goods and services tax (GST), contract of purchase and sale, counteroffer, mortgage, subject-to clause, foreign buyer's tax, real estate fraud, Dial-A-Law
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