HST/GST: This applies to new residential housing. (GST/HST Calculator)
Property Transfer Tax: The buyer pays this tax, its 1% of the first $200,000 of sale price and 2% of the remainder. If you are purchasing your first home, you may qualify for an exemption from property transfer tax. To qualify, you must be a first time home buyer and your property must meet certain requirements. (Property Transfer Tax)
Property Appraisal: Before your lender approves your mortgage you may be required to have a appraisal done. The fees range from approximately $150 to $380.
Survey certificate: Your lender may require an up-to date survey of the property. If the seller did not provide you with one, you will have to pay to have one done. the fees range from about $150 to $350. Surveys are not necessary if the purchaser is buying strata property.
Home Inspection Fee: It is recommended that you get a home inspection by a certified home inspector. (CAPHI) The fees range from $400 to about $600.
Legal Fees: Lawyers/Notaries will cost approximately $850 for a purchase and $550 for a sale.
Disbursements to Land Title Office. These fees are about $350. Your lawyer or notary will arrange this payment.