Real Estate Law 

Congratulations! You've either bought or sold your house. Or you are refinancing your mortgage. We know that you are busy with packing, hiring movers and cleaning so let us make the legal paperwork easy for you! And we know you've spent way more than you thought you would, so our low flat rate fees will not break the bank. All our fees are listed HERE so there are no surprises. 

Here are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about Real Estate Law: 

 

QUESTION: HOW DO LAWYERS HELP YOU IN YOUR REAL ESTATE PURCHASE? 

ANSWER:

-Lawyers ensure that there are no caveats, easements, liens, etc. registered against the property that will impede your use of it

-Ensure that the property complies with all municipal bylaws 

-Prepare and register all the legal documents

-Work with your bank to get your mortgage funded

-Adjust for property tax, condo fees, community fees, etc.

-Arrange title insurance 

-Ensure you receive a valid registered ownership

 

QUESTION: HOW DO LAWYERS HELP YOU IN YOUR REAL ESTATE SALE ? 

 

ANSWER:​ 

​- Prepare the legal papers associated with the sale of your house

- Arrange for receipt of the closing funds ​

-Work with your bank and mortgage company to pay off mortgage and lines of credits ​

- Help you understand your mortgage prepayment penalties 

-Work with your realtor to coordinate realtor fees, release of keys, etc. 

 

QUESTION: HOW DO LAWYERS HELP YOU IN TITLE TRANSFERS AND DOWER RELEASES? 

ANSWER:

- Prepare and register all legal documents

- Work with Land Titles to ensure the transfer is complete

- Work with other lawyers to ensure the dower release has been properly executed and filed

- Help you understand the implications of the transfer and dower release

 

QUESTION: HOW DO LAWYERS  HELP YOU IN YOUR MORTGAGE REFINANCE? 

 

ANSWER:

-Prepare and register all the legal documents

-Work with your bank to get your mortgage funded

-Payout your existing mortgage, as well as other debts that are to be paid off with the mortgage funds

-Arrange title insurance protection if required by your mortgage company

- If the refinance is due to a separation, work with the family lawyers to ensure the proper payout is made

102-10820 24 St. SE

Calgary, Alberta 

T2Z 4C9

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Phone: 403.537.2557

Fax: 403.537.2558

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