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What is a Real Property Report(RPR) and do you require one as a Seller?

A Real Property Report or RPR as commonly referred to is a document that shows the property and other permanent structures(e.g deck, garage, fence etc.) on the property in relation to the property boundaries. There should also be a stamp of municipal compliance from the municipal authority. The stamp confirms that the house and structures are within the property boundaries and don’t encroach on the neighbour’s property or City property. As well, it shows that the structures weren’t built on a Utility right of way. It also confirm that the structures meet the municipal requirements for setbacks. A RPR is considered current if there is a stamp of municipal compliance and there has not been any structures altered on the property since the RPR was created. A RPR can only be created by a Professional Surveyor. Continue reading