Real Estate Law Firm In Calgary, Alberta

Kahane Law Office offers a number of real estate law related services. We understand that the process of buying, selling and refinancing your home frequently creates stress for people. We also understand how important it is to trust the lawyer helping you. Most real estate transactions involve people’s homes. At Kahane Law Office we help get rid of that stress. With offices centrally located in Calgary, Alberta, we pride ourselves on our ability to help simplify and explain the process. Lots of free parking is just a bonus.

Our extensive experience, helps ensure that your real estate transaction is as stress-free as possible. We work with your mortgage person and real estate agent to let you focus on your move or life in general. We are a residential real estate law firm that cares. The help you need when buying, selling or refinancing a home is as close as a call or email. Please call us in Calgary: 403-225-8810. If you would like for us to open a file for your purchase, sale or refinance, please email us here.

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Our Real Estate Law Team

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Calgary Real Estate Law

Our team of experienced Edmonton and Calgary based lawyers and legal assistants assist buyers and sellers of both residential and commercial properties. Further, we help to facilitate these transactions from the stage of initial real estate contract drafting and review of contracts right through to possession. We even work with your licensed real estate agent to help draft a contract that protects you. In addition, we help with all necessary steps dealing with the preparation of mortgage documents from your lender as well as the preparation or review of vendor take-back mortgages as required. Lastly, for clients refinancing an existing mortgage, we expedite the process to ensure that clients receive funds properly and on time. Let us do the worrying for you.

Depending on your city or town in Alberta, we can help.

PLEASE NOTE: Our paralegals and staff will request information from you during the course of your transaction. In order to avoid additional costs/fees to yourself, it is important that you follow those requests. The requests are made to address lender, land titles, legal, and many other requirements. It is VITAL that the requests are responded to ASAP. In real estate law, time really is of the essence.

Learn more about our Calgary real estate lawyers here.

If in Edmonton, this provides you with information on Edmonton real estate lawyers.

Helping You Understand Real Estate Law

At Kahane Law Office, we believe in education. Our founder was a school teacher before he was a lawyer. By educating our client about their options, things that they should or should not do, and the legal consequences of their choices, allows our clients to make better decisions. As part of our real estate education, we provide legal information at no charge. For example, our website highlights many aspects of real estate law including: Understanding Registrations On Your Land Title that you discover through an Alberta land titles search and details on the new ban regarding foreign home ownership starting January 1, 2023. From broad questions to specific, we help. For example, even questions on grow ops. Have questions? Call us.

Types of Real Estate Legal Services

Residential Real Estate Law Firm

Our office also offers real estate services which include title transfers, dower releases, builder’s liens (both filing and defending against liens), and review of Real Property Reports. Kahane Law Office can also assist in the drafting of agreements charging land, including promissory notes and the filing of caveats. We assist in the drafting, review and registration of all documents required by the Land Titles Office.

Due to the nature of today’s changing market, our real estate team includes lawyers who assist clients with the drafting and review of Agreements for Sale (or Rent-to-Own Agreements), residential and commercial leases, and rental agreements.

In addition, we also routinely help clients with transfers of land ownership through a title transfer. Learn more about title transfers here. We also help clients with less invovled tasks such as helping with updating, fixing or changing your land title registered address on your existing title when you need to.

Our Edmonton and Calgary lawyers also help with land title transfers to surviving joint tenants under a right of survivorship. Call now for a free, no obligation, evaluation to see if this is an applicable process for you. Alternatively, if you own as a tenant in common, probate allows for the sale or transfer of a home on the passing of an owner.

Mobile Homes & Manufactured Homes

Kahane Law mobile home lawyers act for people buying and selling mobile homes. These transactions happen in different ways. Sometimes the home is located on titled property. The owner owns the dirt itself. Other times the home’s location is a rented pad. In these cases we deal with the assignment of the pad rental lease. We also act when current owners refinance their existing mobile home. Our experience extends to mobile home lease reviews and drafting. For mobile home park owners, our experience extends legal issues specific to an owner.

Commercial Real Estate Law

Our commercial real estate lawyers assist clients with a wide range of transactions. Please go to our commercial real estate page for more details, however we help with acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, financing and more. Commercial transaction, while similar to residential transactions, feature very different legal aspects than residential transactions. Our lawyers help. Follow this link to learn more about the specifics of our commercial law firm services.

Commercial Lease Law

Our team of commercial lawyers help you as a landlord or a tenant in either Edmonton or Calgary with respect to real estate law. Our experience includes a wide variety of types of buildings, raw land, as well as  for a large variety of business types. We help with ranch, farm, industrial, retail, office and more. Learn more about our services related to commercial leases here.

Mortgage Refinancing

Most people who own property end up refinancing their real estate. A mortgage refinance occurs when a person either replaces existing financing on their home, or where no mortgage currently sits on title, we place a new mortgage for our client to access the equity in their home. Our clients refinance both at the end of an existing mortgage term, as well as part way through a mortgage term. In those situations, we remind you to check with your lender as to any penalties owing if you end the mortgage term early. We assist both borrowers and lenders when dealing with mortgage financing. We help with both transitional lending and private lending. Our team assists client with both commercial and residential mortgages on a regular basis. Learn more about mortgage refinancing here.

Construction Mortgages

Our construction financing and mortgage lawyers help with all aspects of construction mortgages. This includes each stage from creating the mortgage documents to financing the last draw. Avoid delays in funding and work with a firm experienced in the subtle nuances of a variety of mortgage lenders.

Bridge Financing

Our real estate lawyers routinely help clients with their bridge financing. Also called interim financing or a bridge loan, these funds represent equity in a client’s existing home. Those funds then help buy a home before the existing home sale completes. The funds from the sale of the home pay off the bridge loan. When we complete the sale of the home, we pay out the bridge loan form the sale proceeds.

Private Lending

Private lending involves borrowing funds, in this case secured against real estate, where the funding comes from a private individual or company. We act for borrowers as well as lenders. In private lending situations, we often cannot act for both at the same time. When a borrower requires independent legal advice in a private lending situation, we can help.

Rental Properties

Rental properties include all aspects of buying or selling any residential home. However, in addition to these aspects, a wide range of other legal problems often emerge. Learn more about the purchase or sale of residential rental properties in Alberta here.

Real Estate Law Litigation

Our real estate law firm’s litigation department offers a wealth of knowledge and experience in real estate related litigation should any problems arise during or after the completion of your real estate transaction, which may include breaches of the real estate contract. Our real estate law team also deals with foreclosure actions. We can act for a borrower or a lender in these matters.

Condominium Boards & Management Companies

As a full service firm, we meet all the legal needs of condominium boards and management companies. Our condominium lawyers understand all aspects of real estate law as it relates to condos. Learn more about how we can help with condominium specific legal issues here. We also represent condominium owners with legal disputes with their condo boards.

Out Of Town Real Estate Transactions

Kahane Law Office is also able to assist clients who are purchasing or selling a home outside of Alberta or Canada by providing notary services and are also able to prepare documents for clients who are buying or selling property in Alberta but are currently out of the province or country. As Alberta based real estate law professionals, we are not allowed to give legal advice about other provinces or countries. As an Acceptance Agent for the IRS we can even help you get your Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) for the US.

Real Estate Law Flat Rates: Value and Peace of Mind

*Please note that our lawyers who focus on the sale, purchase, and refinancing of homes do so on a flat rate basis with no hidden fees. Our flat rate fees ensure that clients know what they will be charged at the beginning of the transaction. Here is more information about what makes up real estate legal fees. Lastly, please see our flat rate fees for details. Connect today. Call Calgary directly at 403-225-8810. For toll free calls please use 1-877-225-8817 or email us here directly. Email is fast and allows us to provide you with the information you need electronically. If you would like for us to open a file for your purchase, sale or refinance, please email us here.