Real Estate Refinance
Important Documents & Information

DOCUMENTS & INFORMATION REQUIRED

Note: If you have already provided any of the following information then you do not need to send us again. 

INFORMATION NEEDED

  • Full name, cell phone number, Email addresses, occupation and business address of all parties on the title.
  • Spousal Status: E.g married or single or separated or divorced. If Married then the name of the spouse with copies of spouse I.D.s, if separated we need a copy of the Separation Agreement, and If divorced, then we need a copy of the Divorce Certificate and Divorce Order.
  • Residence Status: E.g. Canadian citizen or permanent resident or student or visitor
  • Please advise if all parties to the agreement will be physically present in Canada until the date of closing.
  • Please advise if the property is used, in whole or in part, for commercial use.
  • Please advise if any part of the property is tenanted. 
  • Forwarding mail address.
  • Additional Notes for Lawyer.

DOCUMENTS NEEDED

  • All parties: two valid I.D.s, front and back scan copy (E.G. Driver’s License and Passport, NOT HEALTH CARD!).
  • Mortgage statement. Please ensure all relevant details are legible.
  • (If Applicable) Articles of Incorporation, names of the Directors and their I.D.s.
  • Copy of Void Cheque. 
  • Most recent property tax bill.
  • If your refinance requires additional payouts, such as payment to a credit card or line of credit or car loan or CRA  etc, then please provide the latest statements with the complete account number/information to enable our office to request a payout statement.

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OUR FEES STRUCTURE

Our Real Estate Lawyer Fee for refinancing a property is $900 + tax. 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN LEGAL FEES

  • One Mortgage Payout or Any debt payout;
  • Bank Charges, including two certifications of cheques;
  • Deposit into client’s account by way of the certified cheque;
  • Printing, Courier Charges;
  • Phone & Fax charges.
  • File Opening Charges;
  • One Appointment/ Mobile Signing;
  • After Office Hours Appointment;
  • Securing Title Insurance

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN LEGAL FEES

  • Per additional Payout $63 + Tax if required;
  • Government Registration $78 per document;
  • Mandatory Software Charge $171 + HST
  • Stewart Assyst Charge $33.90 (Charged As Per Invoice)

WHEN TO PAY US

  • We collect our legal fees from your mortgage proceeds.

CLIENT RESPONSIBILITY

  • Payout statement. Provide copies of all payouts with complete details to the lawyer without delay. 
  • Proof of Payment. Provide proof of last payments made for property tax.
  • Proof of Residency. We require at least one Ids to prove Canadian residence, e.g. Passport or P.R card.
  • Travel plans. Inform our office of any travel plans or inability to meet us within a week of the closing date. 
  • Fire insurance. The client should obtain fire insurance for new lender as soon as possible. 
Step by Step Process by Shaikh Law

 Step by Step Process

STEP 1: Upload the information online or Scan and Email the documents requested info@slclawyer.ca 

STEP 2: Allow us time to review your documents and issues on your file. We may not contact you until a week before closing if everything is moving according to the procedure. 

STEP 3: A week before closing, schedule an in-person appointment for signing closing documents. We must verify your Ids and signatures. 

STEP 4: Ensure all original IDs are available for your appointment with our office. 

STEP 5: On the date of closing by 5:00 P.M., reach out to our office to confirm closing. 

STEP 6: Collect your mortgage proceeds from our office, same day or next working day. We can also deposit the balance of mortgage proceeds directly into your account by way of a certified cheque only. Please note: Some banks have starting holding funds for five working days. Please speak to your account manager to remove the hold. 

STEP 7: Receive a final report with copies of all transaction documents for your record.