Residential Real Estate Lawyer

Low Flat Fee For Real Estate Lawyer Fees

Are you looking for a real estate lawyer in Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville or St. Catharines Ontario to help you with your real estate transaction?

Li Cheng, JD charges one of the lowest flat fees for residential real estate lawyer transactions in Southwestern Ontario.

Our pricing includes legal services and office expenses – a savings of over $800! 

Large transactions? We are one of few firms insured up to $10 million!

Customer service is our motto! Our goal is to make your house buying or selling experience as smooth as possible. 

What Is Included In Residential Real Estate Legal Fees

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Courier Fee ($50-100)

Telephone/Fax ($5-10)

Printing/Photocopy ($10-100)

Conveyancing Fee ($250-400)

Software Fee ($70-259)

Mortgage Instruction ($25-35)

File Storage Fee ($20-50)

Banking Fees & Certified Cheques ($20-50)

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Conveyancing Fee ($250-400) Included

Courier Fee ($50-100) Included

Software Fee ($23-25) Included

Mortgage Instruction ($20-25) Included

File Storage Fee ($20-50) Included

Banking Fees and Certification of Cheques ($20-50) Included

Telephone/Fax ($5-10) Included

Printing/Photocopy ($10-100) Included

Buying a Home Legal Service

We include all the following services in our flat fee: 

  • Review of Agreement of Purchase & Sale
  • Review of amendments, waivers & fulfillments
  • Review of insurance binder
  • Review and preparation of mortgage documents for a 1st mortgage
  • Arranging title insurance
  • Title search
  • Review of title document
  • Ordering tax certificate
  • Review of tax certificate
  • Writ searching & review of certificate
  • Preparation of closing document
  • One (1) in-person or remote signing with client
  • Correspondence with client and seller lawyer
  • Registration of title change and mortgage
  • Post-closing notifications to utilities and municipalities
  • Reporting to client and mortgagee
  • All office disbursements are included in flat fee – honest pricing, no surprises

Find out how much our legal services will be for buying your home 

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Selling a Home Legal Service

We include all the following services in our flat fee: 

  • Review of Agreement of Purchase & Sale
  • Review of amendments, waivers & fulfillments
  • Review of insurance binder
  • Review and preparation of mortgage documents for a 1st mortgage
  • Arranging title insurance
  • Title search
  • Review of title document
  • Ordering tax certificate
  • Review of tax certificate
  • Writ searching & review of certificate
  • Preparation of closing document
  • One (1) in-person or remote signing with client
  • Correspondence with client and seller lawyer
  • Registration of title change and mortgage
  • Post-closing notifications to utilities and municipalities
  • Reporting to client and mortgagee
  • All office disbursements are included in flat fee – honest pricing, no surprises

Find out how much our legal services will be to sell your home

Mortgaging or Re-financing a Home Legal Service

We include all the following services in our flat fee: 

  • Review of mortgage instructions
  • Review of insurance binder
  • Review and preparation of mortgage documents for one (1) mortgage
  • Review and discharge/payout of up to three (3) debts
  • Arranging title insurance
  • Title search
  • Review of title documents
  • Ordering tax certificate
  • Review of tax certificate
  • Writ searching & review of certificate
  • Preparation of closing documents
  • One (1) in-person or remote signing with client
  • Correspondence with client and mortgagee
  • Registration of mortgage
  • Reporting to client and mortgagee
  • All office disbursements are included in flat fee – honest pricing, no surprises

Find out how much our legal service is to mortgage or refinance your home

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Family Title Transfer

We include all the following services in our flat fee: 

  • Review of insurance binder
  • Arranging title insurance
  • Title search
  • Review of title documents
  • Writ searching & review of certificate
  • Preparation of closing documents
  • One (1) in-person or remote signing with client
  • Correspondence with client
  • Registration of title change
  • Post-closing notifications to utilities and municipalities
  • Reporting to client
  • All office disbursements are included in flat fee – honest pricing, no surprises

Find out how much it will be for our legal services for a family title transfer 

Contact Us

Are you buying, selling or mortgaging a home or need a family title transfer? We offer one of the lowest flat rates for real estate lawyer fees in Southwestern Ontario and reliable service.

Office Locations: Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, and St. Catharines Ontario
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM

Call us at 905-526-2127 or fill out this quick form for a free no obligation quote. 

We have convenient office locations and we can do everything electronically and remotely.

Office Locations

Burlington Real Estate Office

Serving Burlington and area
By Appointment
612 Brant St
Burlington, ON L7R 2G9

Hamilton Real Estate Office

Serving Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Ancaster, Dundas,
Brantford and Grimsby – By Appointment
10 George Street, Unit 200
Hamilton, ON, L8P 1C8 

Oakville Real Estate Office

Serving Oakville & Area
By Appointment
1320 Cornwall Rd, Unit 203
Oakville, ON L6J 7W5

St. Catharines Real Estate Office

Serving Niagara, St. Catharines, Thorold, Welland and Lincoln – By Appointment
Unit 101-105 Merritt Street
St. Catharines ON L2T 1J7

Our inclusive pricing can be quoted directly online for residential real estate Standard Transactions1.

We strictly observe the real estate law advertising rules of the Law Society of Ontario. Client additional closing costs may include (depending on the type of transaction): 1. Land transfer tax (Quote here), 2. Government fees and taxes (depending on city), 3. Title Insurance (Stewart quote here, FCT quote here), 3.  Teranet fees (Fees here), and 4. Status Certificate Fee ($100) (if applicable).

Li Cheng Law • Real Estate Law & Business Law

Serving Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville & St. Catharines

Business Hours

Monday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed

Location By Appointment

Burlington: 612 Brant St, Burlington, ON L7R 2G9

Hamilton: 10 George Street, Unit 200 Hamilton, ON, L8P 1C8

Oakville: 1320 Cornwall Rd, Unit 203 Oakville, ON L6J 7W5

St. Catharines: Unit 101-105 Merritt Street St. Catharines ON L2T 1J7

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Web content is not legal advice. Solicitor-client relationship shall not be established until formally retained.

Standard Transaction Definition

1 Standard Transaction for residential purchase means to purchase a municipally serviced single-family dwelling property with up to $5 million purchase price, purchased by Canadian Citizen(s)/Permanent Resident(s), with up to one (1) purchase mortgage from a big 5 Canadian bank, vacant possession on closing, client retained at least 10 days before closing, mortgage instruction received at least 2 business days before closing, client signing in person locally with solicitor/commissioner. Does not include post-closing work.

1 Standard Transaction for residential sale means to sell a municipally serviced single-family dwelling property with up to $5 million sale price, sold by Canadian Tax Residents (as defined in the Income Tax Act), includes up to one (1) mortgage discharge and three (3) non-mortgage payouts, with the balance of sale proceeds paid directly to the sellers, vacant possession on closing, client retained at least 10 days before closing, client signing in person locally with solicitor/commissioner. Does not include post-closing work.

1 Standard Transaction for residential refinance means to refinance a municipally serviced single-family dwelling with no title transfer required, includes up to one (1) mortgage discharge and three (3) non-mortgage payouts, client retained at least 10 days before closing, mortgage instruction received at least 2 business days before closing, client signing in person locally with solicitor/commissioner. If title transfer is required, please select the fee option to include title transfer and the Standard Transaction shall include the title transfer definition below, save and except for the words “no refinance required”. Does not include post-closing work.

1 Standard Transaction for residential title transfer means to transfer title of a single-family dwelling with no refinance required, with an executed and binding separation agreement if the transfer is done pursuant to a separation of spouses, the title transfer involves Related Parties (as defined in the Income Tax Act), client retained at least 10 days before closing, no mortgage on title, client signing in person locally with solicitor/commissioner. If there is existing mortgage on title, refinance is required, please select the fee option to include refinance and the Standard Transaction shall include the refinance definition above, save and except for the words “no title transfer required”. Does not include post-closing work.