Real Estate Law
Whether you’re purchasing a new home or you’re developing a new commercial warehouse, real estate law is complicated without proper guidance. Leasing contracts, mortgages, and variances all need careful handling.
Fortunately, you don’t have to manage your property rights on your own. Brown Beattie O’Donovan has a team of real estate lawyers in London, Ontario. When you call us, you’ll gain access to guidance and resources to successfully navigate real estate law and mortgages.
Residential Real Estate
Buying a home is a complex process, and many homeowners find the procedure simpler when they hire a real estate lawyer. When legal issues arise, your lawyer can help you negotiate contracts and oversee the language in leasing drafts.
The staff at Brown Beattie O’Donovan can assist you with selling or purchasing your residence to ensure both parties stay satisfied.
Our team can counsel you in the following areas:
- Agreement of purchase and sale
- Closing documents
- Condominium Act
- Condominium Law
- Title searches
- And much more
When you are renegotiating your existing mortgage loan, your lawyer will act as your advisor, ensure that you understand the terms of your mortgage and protect your interest. Our team can counsel you in the following areas:
- Preparing and signing the mortgage documents
- Registering your new mortgage
- Discharging your existing mortgage
- Paying off any debt required as part of the refinance
Commercial Real Estate
Whether you are a lender, developer, or property owner, a real estate lawyer saves your company time and money. Our team can counsel you in the following areas:
- Commercial and retail leasing
- Commercial and industrial sales and purchases
- Commercial mortgage financing
We’ll also instruct you regarding power of sale, foreclosure, and other mortgage remedies so you can make informed decisions before you sign your next agreement.
Through many years of experience, the lawyers at Brown Beattie O’Donovan have garnered in-depth expertise in complex real estate transactions, such as those involved in land developments.
Our development group can help with land, housing, and condominium developments and building conversions as well as zoning, land use planning, and municipal law.
Frequently Asked Questions
Whether or not you need a lawyer will depend on the circumstances of your case. For more information, please submit your contact information as well as a brief description of the issues in the form provided and we will get in touch with you.
Unfortunately, we do not accept legal aid as a payment option.
The length of proceedings will depend on the circumstances of your case. Factors that can affect the timeline include: whether and how vigorously it is defended, availability and quality of evidence, court availability etc. For more information, please submit your contact information below and we will get in touch with you.
For real estate purchases, sales, or refinances, we usually charge a set fee plus usual disbursements and land transfer tax. In most cases, we can give a fairly accurate quote once we have the details of the property subject to transaction.
With most real estate purchases, the first step is to send us your signed offer using fax or email. This will allow our clerks to get the process started, which will typically take 3 weeks.