REal estate

Why Choose West and West LLP for Real Estate Matters?

  • Extensive Experience: Our attorneys have extensive experience in real estate law, including residential and commercial transactions, leasing, development, zoning, and land use.
  • Comprehensive Services: We offer comprehensive legal services to meet all your real estate needs, from transactional matters to litigation and dispute resolution.
  • Client-Centered Approach: We prioritize the needs and objectives of our clients, providing personalized attention, strategic advice, and practical solutions tailored to their specific circumstances.

Our Real Estate Services

We offer a wide range of legal services for real estate transactions, including:

  • Residential Transactions: Assistance with buying, selling, or refinancing residential properties, including single-family homes, condominiums, and cooperative apartments.
  • Commercial Transactions: Representation for commercial real estate transactions, including purchases, sales, leases, and financing for office buildings, retail spaces, industrial properties, and mixed-use developments.
  • Leasing: Drafting and negotiating commercial leases for landlords and tenants, ensuring clear terms and protections for both parties.
  • Real Estate Development: Counsel on real estate development projects, including land acquisition, zoning and land use approvals, construction contracts, and project financing.
  • Title Examination and Insurance: Reviewing title reports, resolving title defects, and obtaining title insurance to protect against potential ownership disputes and defects in title.
  • Property Tax Assessment Appeals: Representation in property tax assessment appeals to challenge unfair or excessive property tax assessments and reduce tax liabilities.

Benefits of Legal Representation in Real Estate Transactions

  1. Having legal representation in real estate transactions offers several key benefits, including:

    • Legal Expertise: Our attorneys possess specialized knowledge of real estate law and transactions, ensuring that all legal requirements are met and potential issues are addressed proactively.
    • Risk Mitigation: We help identify and mitigate risks associated with real estate transactions, such as title defects, zoning restrictions, environmental issues, and contractual disputes.
    • Negotiation Skills: Our attorneys are skilled negotiators, advocating for our clients’ interests and securing favorable terms in real estate contracts, leases, and agreements.
    • Peace of Mind: By entrusting your real estate transaction to experienced legal professionals, you can proceed with confidence, knowing that your interests are protected and your transaction is being handled with care and diligence.

Our Approach

  • Our approach to real estate transactions is collaborative, thorough, and results-oriented:

    1. Initial Consultation: We begin with a detailed consultation to understand your real estate objectives, concerns, and preferences.
    2. Legal Analysis: We conduct a thorough legal analysis of the transaction, including reviewing contracts, titles, surveys, and other relevant documents.
    3. Negotiation and Drafting: We negotiate and draft real estate contracts, leases, and agreements to reflect your interests and protect your rights.
    4. Due Diligence: We perform due diligence to identify any potential legal issues or concerns that may affect the transaction.
    5. Closing Representation: We represent you at the closing, ensuring that all necessary documents are executed, funds are transferred, and the transaction is completed smoothly.

Common Questions About Real Estate Transactions

  • Do I need an attorney for a real estate transaction? While legal representation is not required for every real estate transaction, having an attorney can provide valuable guidance, protection, and peace of mind throughout the process.
  • What is involved in the closing process? The closing process involves the finalization of the real estate transaction, including the execution of closing documents, payment of closing costs and fees, and transfer of ownership from the seller to the buyer.
  • How long does a real estate transaction take? The timeline for a real estate transaction can vary depending on factors such as the complexity of the transaction, financing arrangements, title issues, and local regulations. We can provide an estimate of the timeline based on the specifics of your transaction.

Contact Us

If you need legal assistance with a real estate transaction or have questions about real estate law, West and West LLP is here to help. Contact us today to schedule your consultation and learn more about how we can assist you in achieving your real estate goals. Reach us at (713) 222-9378, or visit our office at 3818 Fox Meadow Lane Pasadena.