Real Estate

The Firm represents a number of community associations (primarily condominium associations) as well as condominium owners in matters related to their respective obligations and disputes.

Our Firm also handles a wide range of residential and commercial transactional real estate matters for purchasers, sellers, developers, lenders and real estate brokerages. When disputes arise, its litigation attorneys provide a comprehensive solution for the Firm’s real estate clients.

Firm attorneys regularly act as lenders’ counsel in preparing loan documents for conventional, SBA and construction loans. In conjunction with loan document preparation, Firm attorneys prepare assignments of rents and leases, collateral assignments, commitment letters, deeds of trust, estoppel certificates, loan guaranty documents, pledged asset agreements and UCC’s.

Our representation of developers frequently entails entity selection, acquisition assistance and construction financing representation.  For residential end-use products, our Firm negotiates and drafts management agreements and condominium and cooperative conversions.  Firm attorneys also handle sales of air rights, leasehold interests and sale-leaseback agreements.

Our attorneys also handle compliance issues, including RESPA and affiliated business arrangements and state specific Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA requirements.  We have negotiated warehouse lines of credit and the establishment of net branches for mortgage companies seeking growth.  As a corollary, Firm attorneys represents new mortgage companies and individual net branches.