Completion Checklist

 
Here’s what you can expect between the time the contract is accepted and subject-free and the time the transaction completes:
 

UPON ACCEPTANCE OF SUBJECT-FREE OFFER:

  • Deposit cheque given to Buyer’s agent for deposit in trust account
  • Realtor delivers Contract of Purchase & Sale to Buyer & Seller
  • Buyer & Seller choose lawyer or notary public to handle preparation of transfer of title and mortgage documents
  • Macdonald Realty conveyancing department will forward fully-accepted Contract of Purchase & Sale to the lawyers or Notaries
Buyer to arrange transition of services 
 
  • BC Hydro
    (800-224-9376)
  • Fortis Gas
    (604-576-7000 or 888-224-2710)
  • Shaw Cable (TV, High-Speed Internet, telephone)
    (604-280-8858)
  • Telus (Phone, High-Speed Internet, cable TV)
    (604-310-2255)

1 WEEK PRIOR TO COMPLETION:

  • Client to make appointment with his/her chosen lawyer or notary to execute the required transfer of title and mortgage documents
  • Lawyer will advise buyer of exact amount of funds required for closing (purchase price, adjustments, property transfer tax, legal fees). 

COMPLETION DAY:

  • Transfer of title documents registered at Land Title office
  • Respective lawyers will call their clients to advise of registration number
  • Macdonald Realty conveyancing will be advised of registration number to evidence successful closing

POSSESSION DAY:

  • Buyer will receive keys from their Realtor at the appointed time as per the Contract of Purchase and Sale.  
Julie Urquhart
Cell: (604) 250-4220
Office: (604) 926-6718
Fax: (604) 925-0828