At Ain Whitehead LLP, we know your residential real estate transaction is a significant life event that can be both joyous and stressful. We are here to help you and will work with you to make your closing positive and stress-free.
Whether you are buying or selling a home, condominium or cottage property, or financing or refinancing, we can answer your questions and take care of your legal obligations. We work as a team at Ain Whitehead LLP because closing your transaction may necessitate working with your real estate agent, mortgage broker, land surveyor, home inspector, and insurance agent and different members of our team may be involved because of their specialized expertise.
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.
The purchase, sale and leasing of commercial property is often complex and involves business issues.
Our Commercial Real Estate services include:
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 department currently involves office, retail, industrial and mixed use projects, ranging from small single tenant buildings to large broad-ranging projects.
Our leasing involvement includes:
At Ain Whitehead LLP, we act for both borrowers and lenders in private mortgage transactions. 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:
Ain Whitehead LLP is a leader in facilitating real estate development projects. We assist developers, and private land owners 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:
Andrew Ain has set himself apart as a leader in Condominium Law. He represents a multitude of condominium corporations and condominium developers in Simcoe and Muskoka. 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:
by-laws, rules, Section 98 Agreements, common expense liens, amendments to declarations, shared facilities agreements, alteration agreements and other documentation; and
Corporate governance, repairs and maintenance; insurance claims, human rights matters, collection of common expenses, registration of liens, power of sale enforcement and general corporate advice.