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What happens when Home Trust now needs to borrow money to advance you a mortgage loan?

What do you do when your mortgage lender now has to pay a higher interest rate to their own lender on the money they loaned to...

Can a borrower redeem their mortgage under power of sale?

The answer to this question is constantly evolving, with new and conflicting case law addressing specific facts released almost yearly.  The old adage of being able...

Annual Maintenance and Reporting Requirements of a MIC, a Mortgage Investment Corporation

Annually a MIC that issues its shares through a prospectus and registration exemption under securities law and regulations (e.g. not publicly traded companies),  will be responsible...

What If A Mortgage Goes Bad In A MIC? What are the Investment Benefits In A MIC?

Management of the MIC must be vigilant and selective with whom they lend to, and investors can inquire about whether the MIC in question will allow...

Securities Law & Regulations of a MIC, a Mortgage Investment Corporation

A “Trade” (i.e. selling shares to investors in this case) triggers the “Registration” requirement, even if the trade is not a “distribution”. Just because there is...

Taxation of a MIC, a Mortgage Investment Corporation

The MIC itself will not pay income tax so long as the profits are flowed through to the shareholders and taxed in their hands. This is...

Managing A MIC, a Mortgage Investment Corporation

The creation of a MIC is similar to other corporations in the method of organization, election of directors/officers and the faculty to appoint committees, hire employees,...

Jeff Levy, Managing Partner at Levy Zavet Lawyers, My Business Magazine

Managing Partner at Levy Zavet Lawyers ...

How to be a Private Mortgage Lender

This video is an excerpt of an interview with Jeff Levy, the managing partner at Levy Zavet PC, Lawyers. The interview is about lending and private...

MICs: The Technical Aspects of a Mortgage Investment Corporation

TYPE OF ENTITY FOR A MORTGAGE INVESTMENT CORPORATIONA Canadian Corporation throughout the taxation year where its business only undertakes to invest its funds, and thereafter qualifies...