Real Estate Transactions
Our expertise in land titles lends itself to handling matters involving both residential and commercial real estate. Our attorneys and staff have closed literally hundreds of real estate transactions, ranging from residential purchase and refinance transactions to commercial transactions involving retail mall properties with multiple owners and lenders. The firm’s clients include real estate lenders, real estate developers, real estate owners/investors and title insurance companies or their insureds.
The firm also has an active real estate litigation practice to provide representation in disputes which may arise in the course of a real estate transaction. Representative matters include title litigation, commercial leasing disputes, land use and permitting, titles, title agents and title insurance, riparian rights and fraud. Our real estate litigation clients include banks, mortgage companies, insurance companies, corporations, trusts, retirement funds, real estate advisers, REITs, partnerships, families and individuals.
We have handled numerous types of claims, including title disputes, deed restrictions, zoning, boundary disputes, partition agreements, warranty claims, lease violations, adverse possession, condemnation, inverse condemnation, foreclosures, lien priority disputes, lien validity disputes, lis pendens filings, options, rights of first refusal, commission disputes, survey errors, tax liens, unrecorded instruments, title examination errors, forgeries, probate issues, bankruptcy issues, abstract plants, mechanics liens, fraudulent conveyances, mutual mistakes, trespass and usury.