Mar 9, 15 • Real Estate

Investing in real estate is one of the best ways to invest in your financial future. But navigating the various negotiations and purchases required of real estate investment can be overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the process. That’s why hiring a real estate investment attorney is one of the best ways that you can ensure you’re making the best decisions with your money and your property. A real estate investment attorney can provide you with many important services, whether you’re new to real estate or you’re a seasoned investor.

Maximize profits, minimize risks

A real estate investment attorney can help you maximize your profits and minimize your risks. Buying and selling a property at the best possible price is essential to successful real estate investment, and an attorney can help make sure you’ll be able to maximize the return on your investment from the legal perspective. Real estate investment attorneys can provide assistance with debt placement and advisement on return on equity, the strategy of investment, and meeting the goals of your investment depending on the level of involvement you desire.

Property tax negotiations

The more property you invest in, the more property taxes you’ll be faced with each year. A real estate investment attorney give you advice on property tax implications and protest services so you don’t end up paying more to the taxing authority than you have to.

Leases and tenants

Many real estate investors purchase property—both residential and commercial—with the intent of leasing it out. A real estate investment attorney can help you understand tenant rights and the implications of lease arrangements, both current and future, as well as draw up and review leasing terms and strategies. They can also assist in landlord-tenant dispute prevention, ensure fair housing compliance, resolve fair housing complaints, and respond to notices.

Prepare for unforeseen circumstances

In the event you’re ever faced with a lawsuit, you’ll want an experienced real estate investment attorney in your corner to help defend your money, your property, and your rights.

Protect your farm or ranch

Texas landowners with farms or ranches can rely on a real estate investment attorney to help protect their property and their businesses. The Farah Law Firm understands the unique legal needs of Texas landowners, and our attorneys can help whether you’re preparing to expand your operation, negotiate a contract with a large agribusiness, or navigate environmental regulations or zoning permits. A real estate investment attorney can also help you devise an informed land investment strategy to put you on track for long-term growth and success.

Additional services

A real estate investment attorney can also help you with:

  • Survey and usage restrictions as they pertain to the current and future desired uses of a given property
  • Title commitment review and the resolution of title exceptions during the purchase or sale of a property
  • The negotiation of purchase contracts, multi-property purchases, and turn-key property investment
  • Understanding contracting laws when hiring a contractor to repair or renovate a property
  • Negotiating with contractors
  • Negotiating and signing mineral and gas leases
  • Business formation and entity selection and entity holding strategies
  • Liability protection
  • Insurance policy review and advisement

The importance of real estate management

Once you’ve begun to establish yourself as a real estate investor, it’s wise to hire a real estate management company to help handle the many tasks and details that can quickly become overwhelming, especially if you’re working on your own. The Farah Law Firm is unique in that our attorneys are also experienced in real estate management—a service which can provide you with the advice, expertise, and services you need to keep your real estate investments running smoothly.

Turn to The Farah Law Firm

Real estate investors have unique needs and concerns that a real estate investment attorney will understand better than a real estate attorney. The attorneys at The Farah Law Firm have extensive experience in both real estate law and real estate investment law. Furthermore, our lawyers can help you with estate planning and, if necessary, litigation. Contact The Farah Law Firm today to discuss our real estate investment law and real estate investment services.

Michael Farah

About Michael Farah

Michael Farah is the founder and managing attorney of the Farah Law Firm. Mike graduated from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and is licensed to practice law in Texas and New York.

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