Today, real estate transactions are very broad, and frequently involve many detailed documents, complicated financing, and collateral agreements.
This is why you need a commercial real estate lawyer on your side to help you with these complex transactions may include the common law of property, contract law, and statutory laws such as those arising under condominium and other forms of joint ownership acts, and regulatory laws relating to zoning and land use. Real estate law also involves other areas such a tax and estate planning. We have extensive experience in Real Estate representing landowners, purchasers, developers, lenders, investors, and brokers.
Real Property can be grouped into three broad categories based on its use:
Examples of residential real property include undeveloped land, single-family residences, and condominiums and other forms of multi-family homes. Examples of commercial real property are office buildings, warehouses, and retail store buildings. Examples of industrial real property include factories, mines, and farms. Each form of real property presents unique legal issues.
If you own or are interested in acquiring real property in Texas, our real estate attorneys can assist you with all your legal needs, such as:
- Negotiating purchase contracts
- Drafting conveyance documents such as deeds and leases
- Reviewing title reports and identifying issues in due diligence
- Drafting and enforcing contracts such as brokerage agreements
- Clearing title through the legal process
- Advising on and representation related to zoning and land use matters
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
Each of these transactions is distinct and have their own set of rules to ensure that the documents are enforceable. To make sure these documents are correctly crafted, a Commercial Real Estate attorney should be consulted in negotiation, reviewing, and drafting these documents. This especially important in lease agreements where the lease agreement can define when a lessee or lessor is in default and how the parties will remedy such issues.