Real Estate Law
Dealing with real estate matters, whether involving residential or commercial property, can be complex. Our attorneys tailor services to a client’s specific needs and budget, offering all or any combination of services.
We assist clients in real property transactions (acquisition, financing, development, management and sale) and real property disputes (foreclosure, forfeiture, forcible entry and detainer, seller’s liability, and boundary line disputes). We also provide day-to-day general counsel and litigation support to real estate professionals. Supplementing our broad based expertise in real estate matters, our attorneys also excel in business, tax, estate planning and litigation allowing us to provide a wide range of assistance to our clients.
Buying and Selling: Negotiation and drafting of purchase and sale documents, easements, restrictive covenants, leases, purchase-option agreements, and rights of first refusal agreements.
Rentals and Leases: Negotiation and drafting of joint tenancy agreements, construction and other development agreements, and property management agreements.
Business Entity Formation and Structure: Choosing the right business entity to hold real estate investments, to minimize liability and maximize tax benefits.
Tax Planning: We assist clients in like-kind and tax-deferred exchanges.
Oversight of Due Diligence: We oversee title searches, title commitments, surveys, environmental and regulatory review, and review of closing documents and escrow instructions.
Real Estate Transactions: Our attorneys assist in the structuring and documentation of real estate transactions.