One thing is for certain, no one likes surprise expenses at completion of your purchase. This article gives a good summary on what can come up.

As your Realtor we'll have covered off on many of these. Some will not be applicable depending on the type of property you're purchasing or unnecessary in British Columbia.

The listing agent supplies the title and would have ascertained the owner with the FINTRAC requirements at the time of listing.
A survey would only be needed for a single family residence not for a strata purchase. On the flip side strata move fees are not applicable on a single family home.
While commonplace in the Greater Vancouver area there are beginning to be rules with respect to moving in and out in Whistler condominiums. We would have reviewed these during our due diligence of strata bylaws.

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