Mobile Home Lawyers In Calgary
The real estate lawyers at Kahane Law Office in Calgary Alberta regularly deal with mobile homes. The issues faced with these homes, differs from regular homes in many ways. It is important to ensure that your law firm knows what to do when you buy, sell or refinance. Your home is not only an important asset, it is also your home. Read more to learn about the process.
Legal Issues With Mobile Homes
The law and lawyers must keep up with the changing housing market trends. With today’s increasing cost of residential housing in Calgary and Alberta, more people are looking at less expensive alternatives. These include mobile homes, sometimes called manufactured homes. The options for these homes are very diverse. Many are more modern and luxurious than traditional homes on the market. Kahane Law can help, we are a call away 403-225-8810.
Why You Need A Lawyer For Mobile Homes?
As with any significant asset, lawyers are there to protect you and your investment. This is especially true with an asset that is also your home. Always ensure that you protect yourself properly. In the past there have been people who have taken advantage of. The details of such situations can be read about in mobile home lawsuits in Alberta.
When You Need A Lawyer As A Homeowner
Always insure that your interest, financial and otherwise, are protected. There are several situations where a lawyer can help you in regards to manufactured homes. For example, the following are some of the more common ones. Should you have questions as to whether our Calgary lawyers can help, please call and we will let you know.
Lawyers When You Buy A Mobile Home
When you buy a manufactured home a lawyer can help protect your investment. We ensure that there are no hidden debts on the home. Our lawyers also make sure that you actually receive ownership in the mobile home. There is more details below, but legal issues are also important with the leases for the land the mobile home sits on. With owned titles lots, we ensure that the title is transferred to your name without any debts.
Legal Representation When You Sell a Mobile Home
Timely payment is the most significant legal issue when you sell a mobile home. Selling a manufactured home has different legal issues than selling a traditional home. Avoid delays in payment by calling us when you sold your home. If you have questions about your contract, call before you sign it. It is important to find a lawyer who has experience with these issues.
Refinancing Manufactured Homes
It is possible to take out financing on modular homes. You finance at the time of purchase or at any time after. The manufactured home does not need to be brand new to do so. Traditional mortgages cannot be used for mobile homes. Our Calgary lawyers represent you when you secure what is called a chattel mortgage. A chattel means anything thing not attached to land. Consequently, a mobile home is a chattel. The chattel mortgage secures the lenders interest against the mobile home. This is often done with a lien registered at the Personal Property Registry in Alberta. In other situations, people own the actual land their home sits on. These involve a different type of refinancing.
Before entering a lease, you should understand the terms of that lease. There are many legal details that are as important, or more so, than just the rent amount. Our lawyers can review your lease and ensure that you understand the lease before you sign it. Common concerns include late payment fees or penalties, lease termination provisions, and penalties for breaching the park rules. The Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Act governs this area of law. It is very important to know your rights and obligations under your lease.
Mobile Home Parks
In many parks, homeowners own their land. In these cases, you have separate legal titles to your home site. This means that you are not renting your site. You do not pay rent. Kahane Law Office also has experience with mobile home parks. We can act for buyers and sellers of park sites. We also work with existing owners to deal with lease issues, litigation issues and financing.
Mobile Home & Manufactured Home Lawyers in Calgary
Here when you need us, the Lawyers at Kahane Law Office can help with all your legal needs regarding mobile homes. This is an area of law that is specific to these particular types of homes and experience counts. We are able to help. CONNECT NOW. Connect today at 403-225-8810 locally in Calgary, Alberta, we can be called toll-free at 1-877-225-8817 or email us directly here.