What Does COVID-19 Mean For Ongoing Real Estate Transactions?

Mar 26, 20 • News, Real Estate

COVID-19 and Real Estate Transactions

With the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, all Americans are forced to wonder how this pandemic will affect their lives going forward. It’s hard to imagine any aspect of life that won’t be affected by this global tragedy.

Landlords, tenants, and real estate investors in particular are already facing many difficult questions. How will this crisis affect your contracts? What are your options? Does the coronavirus excuse your performance, or will you be forced to pay damages in the event you cannot perform? What will happen to your residential and commercial leases?

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Buying or Selling Your House With an Attorney Instead of an Agent

Jul 25, 17 • News, Real Estate

For many people, buying or selling a house is one of the most significant transactions of their life, and it stands to reason that you’d want to turn to a professional rather than navigating the process on your own. If you’re purchasing a new home or considering selling your house, your first inclination might be to enlist the help of a real estate agent. But while buying and selling agents can be a good option, you may be surprised to learn that a real estate attorney might actually be the best option.

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Contingency Fees in Matters of Real Estate

Feb 3, 16 • Real Estate

contingency fees in real estate

You may have heard the statement, “we don’t get paid unless you do.”  This statement refers to an arrangement between an attorney and client, in which a percentage of the final judgment or settlement is paid to the attorney.  That is to say, there are no out of pocket expenses to the client. (more…)