St Petersburg Real Estate Lawyers
Real Estate Litigation in St PetersburgYou can rely on our skilled St Petersburg real estate lawyers to represent your interests in issues involving:
- land use
- special exceptions and conditional uses
- processing and defending mortgage foreclosures
- quiet title actions
- residential and commercial landlord/tenant actions
- title and boundary disputes
- adverse possession
- easement disputes
- eminent domain and property rights litigation
- broker’s commissions
- contract enforcement
St Petersburg Real Estate Transactions
Our St Petersburg real estate lawyers are experienced in handling both residential and commercial real estate transactions and closings. Real estate transactions begin with negotiating the contract. Contract negotiation is quite possibly the most important aspect of a real estate transaction as it sets the framework, rights and obligations of the parties for the entire deal. Our experienced real estate lawyers can assist buyers and sellers of commercial real estate with every component of the transaction including financing, environmental due diligence, and ultimately the closing.
The St Petersburg Real Estate Lawyers of Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. Specialize in the Following Practice Areas
Commercial Real Estate Closings & Title Insurance in St Petersburg, FLOur real estate lawyers are experienced in handling commercial real estate closings and issuing title insurance. We recommend that both buyers and sellers in commercial real estate transactions be represented by experienced legal counsel. The documents you will sign at a commercial real estate closing will be voluminous and complex. A real estate lawyer will have the ability to explain each document to you so that you understand the obligations you are undertaking. Generally, the seller of commercial real estate is the party that chooses which entity will handle the closing. We always recommend that you engage a law firm to close your transaction so that if a problem arises your legal counsel will have the ability and expertise to find a solution.
St Petersburg Residential Real Estate Closings & Title InsurancePurchasing and selling residential real estate is generally one of the biggest transactions most people will ever undertake. However, many individuals do not consider engaging a real estate lawyer to represent them in the transaction. Our office offers affordable flat rates for Buyer representation in residential real estate closings. Our real estate lawyers are also experienced in handling the closing for sellers of residential real estate. Whatever your need in a residential real estate transaction, our residential real estate closing & title insurance attorneys are ready to assist you at a price that will not break the bank.
Commercial Lending and Borrowing in St Petersburg, FLOur real estate lawyers frequently assist lenders who loan funds that are secured by commercial real estate. Our office can assist with due diligence, prepare all of the loan documents, and close the transaction. An added benefit is that our real estate lawyers can close loans on a quick time frame. If you are considering lending money secured by commercial real estate please consider engaging our experienced commercial lending and borrowing attorneys.
Asset Protection for Real Estate in St Petersburg, FLYou recently purchased or are considering the purchase of real estate. What steps are you going to take to protect your investment? The answer to this question depends on your intended use of your newly acquired property. Some questions to consider are:
- Will the property be your homestead?
- Are you planning to rent the property out?
- How does this property fit into your estate planning?
Commercial Real Estate Contracts in St PetersburgNegotiating and drafting a commercial real estate transaction is incredibly complex. The nature of what is included in the transaction will dictate what should be included in the contract. Many times, the parties to commercial real estate transactions are sophisticated and represented by experienced legal counsel. Things to consider when drafting or negotiating a commercial real estate contract are:
- What due diligence is required?
- Are there environmental issues with the Property?
- Are there any rights to extensions or other options that should be included?
- How much earnest money will be deposited?
- Are any additional deposits required at any time?
- What other contingencies are included in the contract?