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Seif Law Firm is an established and trusted legal practice in the Greater Toronto Area that provides an excellent personalized experience. Our primary focus is real-estate law, intending to make the buying and selling of properties easy and accessible to clients.

As one of the top real estate law firms in Toronto, we take great pride in building personal relationships with our clients. We are also pleased to offer notary services, wills, family law, and Power of Attorney for property and financial matters.

Get in contact with us today to meet with one of our experienced lawyers.

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Need an experienced law firm to handle your real estate transactions? Seif Law Firm has got you covered!

Our team of highly experienced lawyers will facilitate and take care of your real estate transactions so you can buy and sell with confidence.

At Seif Law Firm, we strive to establish and maintain a close working relationship with each of our clients through diligent work and taking the time to listen to your needs. We will ensure that you receive the best service possible.

We cover a large variety of Real Estate transactions, including but not limited to the following:

  • Buying or Selling of Condominiums/Homes/Townhouses
  • Securing Title Insurance for Properties
  • Buying or Selling of Commercial Property
  • Mortgage Refinancing
  • Buying or Selling of Assets of a Business
  • Transfer of Title to Your Spouse or Loved Ones
  • Completing Private Mortgage Transactions
  • Reviewing and Revising Residential Leases
  • Reviewing and Revising Commercial Leases
  • Providing Independent Legal Advice (ILA) on Bank/Mortgage Documents, Separation Agreements, and Other Legal Documents
  • Registering Survivorship Applications, Court Orders, Applications (General), and Other Instruments on Title

At Seif Law Firm, we operate in four different locations to make processes more convenient for our clients. We also have the experience to provide insight, advice, and guidance to ensure your real estate transactions close smoothly.

Our Locations:

  • TORONTO OFFICE – 400 – 333 Adelaide Street West, M5V 1R5. Phone: 416-900-4110 
  • RICHMOND HILL OFFICE – 10288 Yonge Street, Unit 3, L4C 3B8. Phone: 905-237-SEIF (7343)
  • NORTH YORK OFFICE – 1700 – 4950 Yonge Street, M2N 6K1. Phone: 416-900-4110 
  • THORNHILL OFFICE – 806 – 7191 Yonge St, L3T 0C4. Phone: 416-900-4110

Security & Peace of Mind

Security and peace of mind are key when hiring a real estate lawyer. At Seif Law Firm, we understand that the process of buying and selling homes, as well as moving all of your belongings from one property to another, involve very busy and stressful times for most people. Thus, we continually strive to alleviate the stress involved by always pursuing successful closings of your real transactions without any complications. We make every effort to give you peace of mind until your deal is done, and you have either the keys or a Contract in your hand on closing.

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Notarizing Signatures on Legal Documents

Many legal documents such as an affidavit, statutory declaration, or government form require an authenticated signature before a notary public. In this scenario, you will sign the legal document in front of one of our lawyers, which they will validate.

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Certified True Copy of Documents

This type of notarization involves certifying copies of original documents as valid copies. This practice is common for forms of identification, transcripts, degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Our lawyers will authenticate that the photocopy is indeed an accurate representation of the original document, confirming that no alterations or changes have been made to it.

Buying a Property in Ontario?

Buying or selling a property is a life-changing event. Our real estate lawyers will work with you and/or your clients throughout the entire process to ensure all real estate transactions are completed properly and cost-effectively. We strive to offer our clients personal attention and comfort in every way possible.

Our primary goal is to educate our clients with respect to all aspects of their purchase, sale and/or mortgage transactions so that they may feel confident in their closings as informed parties. In addition, we provide them with the ability to identify and understand the roles that their lawyer, their real estate agent, and their financial institution play in ensuring their transaction closes smoothly.

Whether you are investing in a new property or are a first-time home buyer, Seif Law Firm is always ready to assist. Our team of licensed real estate lawyers will closely sit with you to review all legal documents and contracts pertaining to buying a property, in compliance with Ontario’s Real Estate Law.

Selling a Property in Ontario?

Selling real estate in Ontario is a big undertaking, especially given the real estate market’s constant fluctuations. Although this might be a source of worry for many property owners, with us, understanding the city’s real estate market is much easier. The team of real estate lawyers at Seif Law will help you decide if now is the right time to put your home up for sale using a comprehensive real estate market analysis.

As real estate lawyers, we will also take the time to explain the formal and technical terms that come with selling real estate to make sure you are aware of the legal requirements and necessary documents. We do this during a thorough process of evaluating and reviewing the Agreement of Sale, ensuring property taxes are up to date, and assisting you with the negotiation of the terms and conditions for selling real estate.

Mortgage Refinancing

If you want to refinance your mortgage and need assistance with the proceedings, seeking help from a real estate lawyer is the solution. Since refinancing a mortgage can come with various legal issues, working with the mortgage lawyers at Seif Law Firm will help facilitate the process on your behalf. We provide our mortgage services for commercial and residential mortgage refinancing or financing, construction mortgage refinancing, private lenders, and non-mortgage refinancing loans.

From changing real estate rates and penalties to seeking a different lender, refinancing a mortgage in Toronto can be a difficult task without the right information. In this case, trust the real estate lawyers at Seif Law to refinance your mortgage. We are a full service residential real estate law firm that strives to help property investors and homeowners make better choices every day.

Title Transfer

Closing costs are an important part of any real estate transaction, whether it’s buying a house or selling it. If you are about to buy or sell property in Toronto, there are many closing costs that factor into real estate agreements. And keeping track of these real estate closing costs is much simpler with the help of the closing cost lawyers at Seif Law Firm. We provide professional real estate lawyer services with reasonable fees and have thousands of satisfied clients across Toronto and the GTA to prove it.

Further, as real estate lawyers, we will guide you through the title transfer process in Ontario to make the transition of property possession as smooth and hassle-free as possible. Whether you are buying, selling, refinancing real estate, adding/removing a name from property title, Seif Law firm will assess all the necessary documents such as the Title Transfer Intake Form, document of property ownership, and Property Tax Bill. Trust the professionals at our law firm to help you make the right decision.

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What is the role of a real estate lawyer?

Ontario real estate lawyers guarantee real estate transactions are done properly by making sure property taxes are up to date and there are no claims against it. A real estate lawyer also confirms the property has a valid title and takes care of real estate closing costs by calculating the property’s transfer tax.

When should you refinance your mortgage?

We recommend refinancing your mortgage when you know you can lower the interest rate on your current mortgage, even if it’s by 1% – 2%.

What are the closing costs when buying a house in the GTA?

Closing costs are the legal and administrative fees that are integral in any property transaction in Ontario, whether buying or selling. Closing fees include land transfer tax, real estate legal fees, title insurance, PST on CMHC insurance.

What is a Last Will and Testament?

Last Will and Testament is a document in which an individual decides how their assets will be distributed after they pass instead of leaving it up to the court to decide.

What is the residue of an estate?

Estate residue refers to the payments that remain after all the liabilities, expenses, gifts, and administrative fees have been paid on an estate when their owner passes away.

Who can notarize a document in Ontario?

In Ontario, a Notary Public has the authority to notarize a document. The aforementioned includes verifying signatures and confirming that copies of official documents are genuine.

What are public notary fees in Ontario?

The notary fee depends on the number of pages in the document. You can contact us directly for more details on our pricing.

What makes a good real estate lawyer?

A good real estate lawyer goes beyond someone who is solely knowledgable in their field. The ideal lawyer will build a personal relationship with you and go the extra mile to ensure all your needs are satisfied. Our team of real estate lawyers are determined to provide you with the best results for all your needs including real estate transactions, Toronto condo transactions, buying and selling businesses and much more.

What is a construction lien?

A construction lien is a claim against a property by a professional who supplies the labour or materials for the project. The intent is to protect labour and material suppliers from not getting paid for their services. Our team includes construction lien lawyers who can help you with all your legal needs.

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