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Have you been turned down by a bank or credit union? Do you need to consolidate your debts? You may be considering a private mortgage. Private mortgages short-term, typically interest-only loans that are funded by investors or groups of investors. You may qualify for a private mortgage even if your credit is poor or your…Read More
To complete the deal, your real estate lawyer will: search for other owners, liens or rights and restrictions affecting your property’s use transfer the title of the property to you prepare the property deed for signing ensure the seller is paid confirm that the seller’s mortgage is discharged ensure that your mortgage or credit line…Read More
Pre-construction purchases are a hot item. Buyers get early bird prices. Builders get needed capital. What happens if a buyer changes their mind? The unit may no longer be right for them. They could be transferred or can’t get financing. Speculators often buy pre-sale units and flip them if the market goes up. That can…Read More
Resale homes can be a great value. They can also present legal challenges. The fence you admire could be just over your neighbour’s property line. The new, homeowner-installed chandelier could be a fire hazard. Termites, asbestos, radon or lead-based paint can add thousands to your costs. The backyard paving stones may be hiding an oil…Read More
Buying a brand new house or condominium can be exciting. There are many new residential developments popping up every week and it’s important that you have a real estate lawyer thoroughly review your agreement of purchase and sale and related documents to ensure you are, in fact, getting what you have bargained for. A new…Read More