Why Hire A Lawyer Or Notary Public When Selling A House?

August 22, 2017 | Published by

When it comes to selling your property, it’s important to ensure all steps are properly followed. By hiring a lawyer or notary public to help you with the conveyancing process, you’re protecting yourself from potential problems.

You can expect the following services and obligations when a lawyer or notary public provides real estate services to you.

Contract Of Purchase Of Sale

This is the legal document stating the buyer’s offer and deposit and what you are including in the sale. If this document is not completed correctly or is overlooked it can void or set back the sale.

If you are including items such as furniture or a stove in the sale of your home, these items should be listed in the contract of Purchase of Sale. If you are not including certain fixtures in the sale of your home, such as lighting, these must be declared in the contract of Purchase of Sale to avoid problems on the Completion date.


Your notary public or lawyer will review all documentation provided by the purchaser in the conveyancing process. These documents can include a Property Transfer Tax Form and Statement of Adjustments. It is important to hire a notary public or lawyer as any incorrect forms can be disastrous.

When hiring a lawyer or notary public at Morris Notary, we make sure everything is delivered and executed properly and on-time.

Summary of Services

Hiring an experienced real estate notary or a lawyer gives you a sense of security that the sale of your house will be executed properly. We ensure that your mortgage will be discharged and that you receive the net proceeds from the sale of your property.

If you have any questions on completing the sale of your property, our real estate experienced notary public is here to help you. Call 778-819-8553 or email us at [email protected]