Real Estate Law

The attorneys in our real estate group assist clients in all aspects of real estate law, including the acquisition and disposition of real estate, whether for residential, agricultural, commercial or industrial use. Our services include consultation regarding the choice of ownership entity, such as an individual, corporation, limited partnership, joint venture, limited liability company or trust, as well as the negotiation and preparation of purchase agreements, option agreements, commitment letters, loan documentation and other related documents. Routinely our representation includes consultation with land use planners and governmental and regulatory agencies regarding various development matters, including zoning changes and appeals and environmental issues.

Attorneys also regularly advise clients regarding commercial and residential leases, farm transactions, title claims, easements, zoning and platting issues, condemnation proceedings, the regulation of real estate brokers and agents, real estate litigation and property tax assessment disputes. Clients include individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations, mortgage lenders, developers, real estate brokers and agents, appraisers, property managers, title insurance companies, savings and loan associations and local, regional and national banks and banking associations.