Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate

The commercial real estate market is far more complex than the residential market and is subject to a wide range of federal, state and local laws and regulations. The purchase and sale of office buildings, apartment buildings, shopping centers and other commercial properties also depends on a number of factors including zoning, title clearance and financing.

Our real estate attorneys have expertise is all aspects of commercial real estate including:

  • Purchase and sale of real property
  • Construction (new construction and renovation projects)
  • Financing
  • Zoning and variance approvals
  • Drafting and negotiation of leases
  • Mortgage issues
  • Foreclosure and eminent domain matters
  • Landlord/tenant matters

We also advise clients on a variety of financing arrangements such as construction loans, syndicated mortgage loans, bond financing, conduit funding, sale-leasebacks and other complicated financings. Our team also has extensive experience negotiating and preparing commercial leases for shopping plazas, office buildings, and mixed-use properties on behalf of both landlords and tenants.

If you are considering buying, selling, leasing, or investing in commercial real estate property, consult our firm to ensure that your transaction is properly structured and your interests are protected.

Residential Real Estate

Buying or selling a home is the most significant financial transaction that many individuals undertake in their lifetime. While this can be an exciting time, without the proper legal guidance, the process can be frustrating, overwhelming and more expensive than necessary.  Even if there are no obvious disagreements between the Buyer and Seller, it is advisable for each party to enter into real estate transactions with one’s own attorney who can help steer them away from common pitfalls and facilitate a smooth transfer of property.

We represent buyers, sellers and financial institutions in various real estate matters ranging from drafting a purchase and sale contract to obtaining the final title insurance policy.

We offer our clients broad-based legal real estate advice and representation in the following transactions:

  • Real estate sales transactions
  • Closings
  • Construction contracts
  • Leases
  • Mortgage-based financing transactions

In addition to real estate transactions, we assist with the following residential and commercial real estate issues:

  • Land use
  • Easements
  • Zoning
  • Permit appeals
  • Tax-free exchanges
  • Foreclosures
  • Property tax protests (tax certiorari)
  • Breach of contract
  • Buyer-seller disputes
  • Landlord-tenant disputes