The firm provides individualized, full-service representation to clients on a wide spectrum of commercial and residential real estate transactions, representing purchasers, sellers, developers, landlords and tenants in all aspects of property ownership and disposition.
For clients purchasing or selling homes or condominiums, we review listing agreements, review, prepare and assist in negotiating sales contracts, issue title insurance, assist with institutional mortgage financing, review and prepare closing documents, and coordinate and attend closings.
For clients interested in building new homes, we review, prepare and negotiate contracts with contractors and architects, assist in obtaining financing, participate in lender disbursements (including periodic title review), assist with the closing of construction loans, provide counsel in disputes with contractors, architects or lenders, and issue title insurance.
Commercial Real Estate
In commercial real estate we represent both developers and investors, including domestic and foreign corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, land trusts and individuals.
Our services include the selection and formation of business entities, preparing purchase agreements and closing documents, counseling during negotiations with contractors, architects and lenders, issuing title insurance for owners and lenders, and advising on compliance with applicable laws, including foreign ownership restrictions, tax issues and registration requirements.
We also represent landlords and tenants in a wide range of commercial leasing transactions, including drafting and negotiating retail, office and industrial leases.
Real Estate Tax Issues
We also provide counsel on the numerous tax issues affecting owners of real estate, including capital gains treatment, like kind (§1031) exchanges, selection and formation of entities, and estate planning.