Real Estate Law

REAL ESTATE

The lawyers at Smith Phillips are knowledgeable and experienced in a wide range of real estate matters.

Whether the client is a first-time home buyer, experienced commercial developer, industrial prospect, government entity, or lending institution we realize that the client has requested our assistance to help the client achieve a goal of upmost importance. We look upon the matter as an opportunity and privilege to assist that client in achieving that goal in an economically feasible and timely manner.

The firm’s real estate practice includes: the acquisition and sale of real estate; the representation of lenders involved in financing the acquisition and development of the real estate; the representation of the developers and owners in the development of the real estate; we represent clients before local governing bodies related to land use issues such as the subdivision and zoning of the property; we handle foreclosures, bankruptcy matters for lenders and landlords, and other matters related to creditors’ rights that may arise in real estate transactions; and 1031 tax-deferred property exchanges.

Our firm’s real estate attorneys have years of experience in real estate transactions involving retail shopping centers, community hospitals and medical facilities, national restaurant chains, office buildings, industrial projects, acquisition and sale of property by government entities, national retail businesses, national hotels and motels, residential developments, and homeowners’ associations.