Cost of Transferring Land Title In Alberta
As the cost of transferring land title in Alberta is based on the value of the property, the following table breaks down the fees for land title transfers.
What Is Not Included In The Cost Of Changing Names On Title
The cost of transferring land title in Alberta can increase in some situations. Please call and we can confirm if there are any additional fees. Some examples of situations that would increase the cost of transferring land in Alberta include:
- Transferring land of a person who does not have mental capacity;
- Changing title of land of a deceased person before the granting of probate;
- Transferring property where a requirement of spousal consent exists but not given;
- Cost of signing documents outside our office;
- Sales or Purchases of land;
- Tax planning, tax advice, matrimonial advice, etc.; and lastly
- Corporate transfers (if we require corporate searches and/or resolutions)
Cost of Adding or Removing A Name From Title In Alberta
The cost of removing a name from the title to your property in Alberta is the same as adding or changing a name. The land title costs for transferring land in Alberta is the same for changing names, removing names or adding names. There is no increased cost with adding, changing or removing multiple names in a single transfer of land.
Important Reminder If Changing Names On Property in Alberta
Most mortgage companies have a “due on sale” clause in their mortgage. If you have a mortgage and want to change a name on the property tiles, then it is important to get permission from your lender first. If you fail to do this, your lender may attempt to call in their mortgage loan.
Land Title Name Change Lawyers In Calgary
If you need to change the names on title to your property, call us first. We offer fast, efficient service at a reasonable cost. We often prepare transfer documents on the same day or the next day if needed. The Lawyers at Kahane Law Office help with all of your land title related legal needs. CONNECT NOW. With transfers, email often works quickest. If you have a copy of your title, email us along with the full legal name of the person you want to add or take off title. Email us directly here. We also love to speak directly with our clients to answer questions first. Reached toll-free at 1-877-225-8817 (or 403-225-8810 locally in Calgary, Alberta and 780-571-8463 if you live in Edmonton or surrounding area.