BUYING A HOME IN TSAWWASSEN LADNER ALSO CONSIDERED SOUTH DELTA.  THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SURVEY CERTIFICATES.

MOST MORTGAGE LENDERS WILL REQUIRE A SURVEY CERTIFICATE AFTER THE CONTRACT OF PURCHASE AND SALE HAS BEEN SIGNED AND BEFORE THE COMPLETION OF THE PURCHASE.  THIS IS PREPARED BY A BC LAND SURVEYOR.  IT HOWS THE OUTLINE OF THE HOUSE AS IT SITS ON THE LEGAL LOT.  LENDERS REQUIRE A CERTIFICATE TO ENSURE THAT THE HOUSE DOES NOT ENCROACH ON A NEIGHBOURING PROPERTY.  IF THE VENDOR DOES NOT HAVE ONE, OR IF THE LENDER WILL NOT ACCEPT AN OLD SURVEY THEN THE PURCHASER WILL NEED TO ORDER A NEW SURVEY.  THE COST IS APROXIMATELY $200.00 - $400.00.  OFTEN THE LENDER WILL PAY FOR THIS FOR THE CLIENT.  

IF YOU ARE A FIRST TIME BUYER PLEASE CALL ME ANYTIME, AND I WILL BE HAPPY TO WALK YOU THROUGH THE NECCESARY PROCESS OF BUYING A HOME.