Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law

“When getting quotes for real estate closings, make sure you are comparing apples to apples.”

The first thing you will notice with our pricing is that it is very simple – no unexpected last minute costs or hard to estimate exceptions. Here are our very easy to understand legal fees AND disbursements for the following:

Real Estate Lawyers Durham Region

Buying and selling property is one of the biggest undertakings many of us will ever take. Whether it be buying a home or negotiating the purchase or sale of a commercial real estate property, it is important to work with trusted legal advisors to ensure that the transactions run smoothly. Acquiring a new home, business premises, or any property in the Greater Toronto Area is a significant investment, and it requires detailed knowledge of the whole property acquisition process. This process is quite intricate, and the best way to navigate it is by enlisting the expertise of an experienced real estate lawyer.

Residential Real Estate

Residential real estate transactions are often the most significant deals an individual might participate in throughout their lifetime. Woitzik Polsinelli LLP (‘WP law’) offers homeowners superior services by handling every purchase from start to finish and dealing with any complexities that may arise thereafter. Our real estate lawyers review Agreements of Purchase and Sale, run title searches to check for any liens against the property and search for other title defects and prepare and review other legal documents involved in the acquisition process. If you are looking for experienced legal services in the area of real estate, please contact our legal team for a consultation.

Real estate law encompasses a range of issues based on the property type. At WP law, we pride ourselves on providing expert representation and consultation in the following areas:

  • Residential property
  • Recreational property
  • Rural property
  • Commercial property
  • Investment property
  • Mortgage, financing and refinancing

      Additionally, we also provide expert representation in:

  • Applications for variance
  • Encroachment agreements
  • Land Titles applications
  • Plans of subdivision
  • Agreements of Purchase and Sale

Commercial Real Estate

When purchasing, selling or leasing a commercial property, there are multiple factors to consider, such as title searches, zoning by-laws and environmental concerns. WP Law manages these considerations on behalf of our clients so they can stay focused on their business. We offer personalized services to individuals looking to acquire, lease, develop, or manage commercial properties. We have experienced lawyers with the expertise to handle real estate cases, including Agreements of Purchase and Sale, planning and development, land use, taxes, property acquisition and management of property disposition. If you are looking for experienced legal services in the area of commercial real estate, please contact our legal team for a consultation.

Our expert legal services include:

  • Agreements of Purchase and Sale
  • Financing
  • Commercial and Investment Properties
  • Leasing
  • Condominium documentation
  • Title review and opinions
  • Title Insurance

Additionally, our commercial real estate services to developers include:

  • Construction
  • Leasing
  • Financing
  • Condominiums
  • Planning
  • Development
  • Subdivisions

Why Hire WP Law’s Legal Real Estate Team?

Woitzik Polsinelli LLP’s decades of experience have trained us to expertly handle residential and commercial real estate matters. We are also able to help with obtaining a title insurance policy. A title insurance policy helps to protect buyers and lenders from issues caused by defects or other issues when there is a title transfer. The lawyers and support staff assigned to you will make it a top priority to respond to your questions in a timely fashion to ensure you get the support you need. This personal approach means we can better understand your needs and provide practical solutions quickly.

Whether you are interested in selling or buying residential or commercial property, it is strongly recommended that you obtain help from an experienced Durham real estate lawyer.


Our merger with Devry Smith Frank LLP (‘DSF’) has made it easier to expand our services to Toronto and Barrie respectively. We also serve clients in Stouffville, Bowmanville, Haliburton and Innisfil.

Please do not hesitate to call us at (905) 668-4486 or email us at

Please download our real estate brochure for more information below:

Standard Residential Sale Transaction

$979 plus HST

Law Society Transaction Levy $65 plus HST

No fine print, no unexpected disbursements!

Standard Residential Purchase Transaction

$1,299 plus HST

  • Plus the cost of title insurance (variable depending on the purchase price – we can obtain a quote for you upon request);
  • Plus the cost of the registration of a deed (approx. $83.11) and a mortgage, if applicable (approx. $83.11);
  • Plus Land Transfer Tax (variable depending on the purchase price – feel free to use our LTT calculator here.);
  • Plus Title Search Fees.  

This includes fees and disbursements and one institutional mortgage. 

No fine print, no unexpected disbursements!

New Build Condominium Occupancy Fee

$500 plus HST
No fine print, no unexpected disbursements!

Residential Refinance Mortgage Transaction

$795 plus HST and disbursements

Our commitment to you – these are our fees for residential sales and purchases. In the event we need
to incur any additional costs on your behalf because of something very unique about your
transaction, we will contact you in advance of incurring those costs and seek your approval before
proceeding any further.