Seller Closing Costs
When selling a home in Nova Scotia you will have a few closing costs to consider.
LAWYERS FEES AND DISBURSEMENTS
The average cost of legal representation in Halifax is approximately $800-$1000, not including disbursements, which could be anywhere from a $200-$400 Disbursements include courier fees, photocopying, title search, registration costs. It is a good idea to shop around, as there is no set cost.
REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
The standard Real Estate Commission in Nova Scotia is 5%. Typically split between a buyers agent, 2.5%, and the listing agent 2.5%. Please note. The commission is plus HST.