REAL ESTATE LAW DEFINITIONThe practice of real estate law involves a varied and often highly complex set of activities centering on sales and acquisitions, title, land use, environmental, development, leasing, finance, joint ventures, restructuring and workouts, and litigation. In today's environment, a full service real estate law firm should be able to offer expertise in the following areas:
Sales and Acquisitions. The representation of buyers and sellers in the acquisition and disposition of the various kinds of real estate including office buildings, retail centers, hotels, industrial properties, residential properties and manufactured housing communities.
Title. The examination of title to real estate, evaluation of title exceptions and negotiation of title insurance policies.
Land Use and Environmental. Land use entitlements, due diligence investigations, Brownfield developments...