Understand the paperwork when selling your home

Myth or fact?

Even if I've accepted an offer, I can easily change my mind if someone else offers me more.
  • Myth
  • Fact

Selling a home is a huge financial decision. What you do, or don’t, agree to now can impact your legal and financial obligations, even long after the sale’s complete. So it’s important to understand what you’re committing to. Here are some legal documents you might come across at different stages when selling your home.

Paperwork involved in the offer stage

Paperwork involved in closing the deal

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in November 2019
  • Time to read: 6 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Lisa Frey, Lawson Lundell LLP

Lisa Frey

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