This area of law includes a wide variety of subject areas, ranging from real-estate purchase transactions to complex litigation matters relating to trespass and easement disputes.
Real Estate Law
Real Estate Law – Questions/Answers
- 1: Do I need a lawyer when I buy a home?
Although you are not required to use an attorney when you purchase a home, speaking to someone with expert advice can be extremely valuable. The real estate industry is one of the most highly regulated industries in the country. Getting advice from trained counsel can make a world of difference when it comes to understanding the steps involved in a real estate transaction.
- 2: My neighbor will not let me use his/her driveway even though I have used it for years. Can he/she do that?
Boundary disputes involve a very complicated area of law that dates back to ancient England. Easements can give adjacent property owners the legal right to use a neighbor’s property, if certain guidelines are met. Our skilled attorneys can help you better understand your legal rights to your neighboring property.
- 3: I want to buy a property as an investment. What do I need to know?
Real estate continues to be one of the most popular forms of investment around the country, but it can also be very expensive and involve many complicated steps. If you are thinking about purchasing investment property, it is critical to ensure that you structure your investment using the best legal tools at your disposal. One of the more popular vehicles for acquiring investment property is the Limited Liability Corporation. Contact one of our real estate attorneys who can walk you through the steps involved with buying a new property.