Residential Real Estate Services

Whether you are buying or selling a home, in a real estate law dispute, or contemplating a real estate transaction, it is important to know your rights and have them explained to you by a real estate lawyer. Real estate law encompasses a broad range of issues in relation to property law that you may have never thought about before, such as easement disputes, foreclosures, injuries, property taxes, neighbor relations, property deeds, real estate warranties, different types of mortgages, insurance, landlord/tenant matters, and issues related to buying and selling real estate.

We offer residential legal services including, but not limited to:

Transactions
Closings
Title Insurance
Title Searches
Document Preparation
Deeds
Agreements of Sale
Mortgages
Notes

 

– GENERAL REAL ESTATE LAW QUESTIONS
Partition of Jointly Owned Property
Responsible Party for Home Repairs Following a Home Purchase

– BUYING PROPERTY
Letters of Intent for Residential Real Estate Transactions
Refusing to Close Real Estate Deal

– ADVERSE POSSESSION
What is Adverse Possession?
Adverse Possession: Obtaining Property Ownership Through Squatter’s Rights

– NEIGHBOR DISPUTES
Permissive Use and Easements: What To Do When a Neighbor Uses Your Land
Legal Remedies for Dealing With Noisy Neighbors

– CONDO / HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION
Responsibility for Water Heater Damage Between Condos
Comparing Cooperatives and Condominiums

– GENERAL HOME BUYING AND SELLING QUESTIONS
What is a “listing agreement”?
Landlord Rights: Collecting Unpaid Rent and Property Damage

– BREAKING THE REAL ESTATE CONTRACT

Odors and Pollution: Suing for Diminished Value of Your Home or Property
We recently purchased a home contingent on a home inspection. The home inspection revealed structural water damage to the floor joists, basement dampness, and small leaks in the roof. We want to terminate the agreement, but the seller is willing to make the repairs. Furthermore, the seller never disclosed the existence of these problems. How can we break this deal?

– CLOSING ON A HOUSE

I have heard the terms “color of title” and “cloud over title”. Other than colorful phrases, how do they impact title?
If the seller of a home cannot close on the agreed-upon date, is this breach of contract and what recourse does the buyer have?

– PURCHASING A HOME

Environmental and Hazardous Materials Inspection Before Buying a Home
Clean-Up of Property With Hazardous Waste or Toxins: CERCLA Liability

– SELLING A HOME

Is a Lawyer Needed for a Short Sale Real Estate Transaction?
A Seller’s Guide to Selling a Home

 

 

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