Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law

We know your real estate transaction is a significant life event that can be both joyous and stressful. Ain Whitehead is here to help you make your closing positive and stress-free.

We offer Real-Estate Law services in the following areas:

Commercial Leasing

We believe that negotiating a comprehensive commercial lease is essential to your business. We carefully review, negotiate and draft leases to protect our clients and avoid additional costs in the future. Our Commercial Leasing involvement includes:

  • Assist with lease negotiations
  • Protect your rights
  • Identify traps and pitfalls
  • Draft your lease
  • Explain the contents of the lease

Commercial Real Estate

The purchase, sale and leasing of commercial property is often complex and involves business issues. Our Commercial Real Estate services include:

  • Purchase and sale of property
  • Commercial leasing, lease review and negotiations
  • Commercial Financing
  • Cost-sharing agreements
  • Joint ventures

Condominium Corporations

We assist Condominium Corporations with:

  • Board & Owner Meetings
  • Drafting or registering the following: by-laws, rules, Section 98 Agreements, common expense liens, amendments to declarations, shared facilities agreements, and other documentation
  • Advising on the following: corporate governance, repairs and maintenance, collection of common expenses, registration of liens, power of sale enforcement and general corporate advice

Condominium Development

Ain Whitehead LLP represents a multitude of condominium corporations and condominium developers. The members of our firm have assisted both developers and owners and provide well-rounded and cost-effective advice on a variety of issues affecting condominiums. We assist Condominium Developers with:

  • Site acquisitions
  • Joint Venture
  • Tarion Registration and Deposit Trust Agreements
  • Condominium Disclosure
  • Deposit Administration
  • Construction Financing
  • Condominium Registration
  • Occupancy and Final Closings
  • Turnover to Board of Directors
  • Condominium Act and Warranty Requirements

Land Development Projects

Ain Whitehead LLP is a leader in facilitating real estate development projects.  We assist developers, and private landowners with a full range of residential and commercial real estate projects, including residential subdivisions, condominium developments, apartment buildings, mixed-use developments, and commercial projects.
Our team, led by Andrew Ain, will provide advice relating to due diligence, financing, phasing and development strategy, land title documentation and registration.  We assist our clients with:

  • Purchase, sale and leasing of property
  • Condominium Development and conversions
  • Subdivision development
  • Financing and mortgages
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Land titles registrations

Mortgage Remedies

At Ain Whitehead LLP, we act for both borrowers and lenders. We utilize a streamlined process for mortgage enforcement under Power of Sales. This process helps to improve timelines and minimize costs in mortgage enforcement. Once in default, we can assist to:

  • Forward Demand Letters and Notices to Enforce Security
  • Issue and serve Statement of Claim for Possession and Payment
  • Issue the Notice of Sale
  • Obtain Judgments for Default and Writs of Possession
  • Complete title conveyancing
  • Complete accounting requirements for surplus/deficient funds after closing

Residential Real Estate

Whether you are buying or selling a home, condominium or cottage property, financing or refinancing; We can answer your questions and take care of your legal obligations!

We complete a thorough and careful investigation, ensuring clear and good title to your home, and will advise you of any important title related information. If you are a first time home-buyer, we will make sure to walk you through the process step by step and make certain you are credited with all available rebates of Land Transfer Tax. Our residential real estate services include:

  • Buying and selling your home
  • Mortgage refinancing
  • Review terms of agreements and offers
  • Title review and title insurance
  • Title transfer
  • Title rectification

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