A mortgage is the lender's security for a debt.
Due to the complexity of the transaction and the many terms and conditions in the mortgage documents, one or both parties often require legal representation. Many people hire an individual through a law firm who acts as an agent used for the conveyance process.
Refinancing a mortgage means you plan to pay off an existing loan and replace it with a new one. There are many reasons why a homeowner would consider this:
Some of these motivators have benefits and pitfalls, as the homeowner must determine whether the reason for refinancing offers true benefit.
BUYING & SELLING
There are many costs involved in buying a home. Your real estate specialist at a law firm can help.
Here is a checklist to discuss with your lawyer:
When selling, you will need to involve a law firm for title transfer and mortgage discharge. Property title transfers between parties must be recorded at Alberta Land Titles to protect the new owners. All documents will be signed in the lawyer’s office before the possession date. Find your lawyer early and consult along the way.
Disclaimer: The information on this web page is meant as general information only. It is not meant to be used as legal advice for specific legal problems. Information is checked for legal accuracy at the time it is posted but may become outdated as laws change