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Real Estate

Real estate is a time-­‐tested means of building and preserving one’s net worth. But you’ve got to go into deals the right way, with your eyes wide open. At ConductLaw, we treat your deal as though it is ours—paying attention to the fine details so that you get what you bargained for. We have extensive experience working with developers, homebuyers, landlords and business owners to facilitate smooth transactions. Be sure to give us a call when you need help buying, selling, leasing or financing your real estate property.

 

Some of our practice areas include:

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Mortgages Renewals and Refinancing
  • Commercial Leases
  • Commercial Land Development
  • Residential Land Development
  • Secured Lending
  • Syndicated Mortgages

Buying commercial or residential real estate?

The legal team at ConductLaw is who you want on your side. Feel free to contact one of our Legal Professionals to get started today.

Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate transactions can involve industrial locations, offices, retail properties, or apartment buildings, just to name a few. Canada is a great place to invest in and we have served clients from all over who wish to purchase in Ontario. Some specific commercial transactions we can help with include:

  • Drafting and reviewing of commercial purchase agreements
  • Reviewing commercial property financing documents
  • Resolving mortgage and tenancy disputes (including liens)
  • Drafting and review of commercial leases and related documents
  • Negotiation and re-­‐negotiation of commercial leases
  • Resolving issues related to surveys and titles
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)

 

Residential Real Estate

Buying a home can be an exciting experience, whether you’re a new or repeat home purchaser. At ConductLaw, we can explain and thoroughly review your agreement of purchase and sale to make sure you get exactly what you expect. We can also review your mortgage documents, conduct title searches, review status certificates on condos, and register deeds. In short, we take care of all the details to help you close the deal and avoid unpleasant surprises.

Commercial Leasing

A commercial lease brings together elements of a contract and a transaction. To have a valid lease, there must be agreement about the parties, the premises to be leased, the commencement and duration of the term, the rent, and all material contract terms. A lease must generally be in writing. There are three main kinds of leases —industrial, office and retail leases.

Leases typically start with a preliminary offer to lease a space on certain conditions. For instance, a tenant may need to verify that zoning will accommodate an intended use, or that the building structure can be modified in required ways. A lawyer can help you determine what type of commitments to make at this point. This document should also outline a process for concluding the matter. Once conditions are met, a landlord usually provides a draft lease and the parties will negotiate until a deal is reached.

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