Types of Transactions
Our real estate practice encompasses all areas and types of commercial and residential real estate transactions. The practice includes the closing of residential loans, commercial loans and construction loans, residential and commercial leasing, representation of buyers and sellers at closings, contract preparation and review, homeowner's and condominium owner's association formations, subdivision formation and restrictions and 1031 exchanges. Our firm is an agent for Chicago Title Insurance Company and writes owner, lender and leasehold title insurance policies.
The firm represents developers of all types of commercial and residential real estate projects, including single family homes and subdivisions, condominiums, shopping centers and strip malls. We assist commercial and residential clients in the preparation and negotiation of loan documents (including loan commitments, loan agreements, security deeds, assignments, affidavits and other instruments). We also review and approve surveys and handle title insurance and title clearance matters. Our practice includes real property taxation matters, including ad valorem tax assessment and valuation appeals, claims for refund of taxes paid and applications for exemptions and covenants, such as homestead, conservation uses assessments and preferential agricultural assessments.