Real Estate Transactions

Experience in this area of practice is gained not only by the passage of time but from the breadth of experience over the number of transactions done. Our office processes hundreds of deals each year and prides itself in our ability to trouble-shoot problems and offer creative solutions to keep deals together and protect our clients’ interests. Whether you are selling, buying or re-financing your property, feel free to contact us in advance to get an idea of costs or tips in your negotiations.

No matter the type of purchase or sale our firm has the experience and the know how to effectively assist you in getting your transaction closed. 

You heard that right, we draft Agreement’s of Purchase and Sales. Even in the case of private transactions, it can be very important to establish a legally binding agreement. We can provide you with recommendations on conditions, warranties, and other additions to ensure you acquire the property of your dreams while avoiding many common issues. Ask us about our offer intake form if you are interested.

We have experience helping non-resident landowners in Canada from all over the world. Buying or Selling a Canadian cottage or property ? We are more then happy to help. Additionally, we have experience in filing non-residence tax returns to ensure you won’t have any worries about Canada Revenue Agency after selling your Canadian property. 

Whether you are consolidating debt, renewing, or amending we are happy to help simplify the process for you and make it as stress free as possible. 

We have been involved representing many private lenders from loans of a $1,000 to transactions over $5 million. We will insure you are properly protected, insured and secured when loaning out your money. 

Building a house, apartment, condominium, commercial building? We are able to handle construction financing of any sort and take pride in our responsiveness of getting you your future draws as fast as possible when you meet your construction requirements.   

Although it can be a frustrating time when mortgage enforcement is required, at Cowle Law we will inform you of the process, we will be diligent with time sensitive tasks, and ensure you recover the funds which you are owed as soon as possible. We are happy to assist with both Power of Sale and Foreclosure procedures. We can also assist borrowing clients who are on the other end by advising of the timeframes, negotiate on your behalf and refer you to trustworthy mortgage brokers/specialists.

We have helped many clients draft, renew, review and advise on many types of leases including solar panel or wind turbine leases.

Our firm continues to remain up to date on the changes to the Construction Lien Act and are happy to ensure your interest is secured after you have provided your service and remain unpaid, which includes registration of a Construction Lien on the debtor’s property.

Do you wish to transfer a property to a spouse that is not on title ? Gift to a family member ? Loved One has passed?  We are happy to advise on the most cost efficient plan and then execute it for you. 

Recently Married ? Divorced ? Changed Name ? We can ensure title to your property reflects your correct and up to date name through a straight forward registration. 

Many properties throughout Ontario still have yet to be converted into the electronic registration system due to title defects. Our office has extensive experience investigating and solving title issues to allow you to more easily deal with your property in the future. Our experience has been gained through investigations requiring the use of historic abstract books, atlas’s, use of metes and bounds descriptions and more. Check out our 1886 County of Lennox and Addington Map located on the main floor of our Office!
Court Application claiming adverse possession of land that is not registered in your name.

Our Real Estate Team

Cheryl Scilley

Legal Assistant
Cheryl Scilley

Stephanie Lessard

Legal Assistant

Additional Services

Wills & Estate Planning

We assist our clients with matters regarding wills, living wills, estates and power of attorney documents.

Business Corporate Law

From a simple contract to selling an asset, to a complex corporate restructuring, you can enlist our help on many legal issues.