Real Estate Law
Hart Bell has been guiding our clients through the menagerie of issues that comes with ownership or leasing of real estate. Regardless of whether your real estate issues arise in the context of business, agricultural, or personal, the attorneys at Hart Bell can assist you through the legal complexities associated with real estate. From acquisition to zoning, and everything in between, we can give you the practical, and cost effective, advice you need to successfully manage your real estate portfolio.
In the context of real estate, our clients most often come to us for advice relating to the acquisition and/or sale of real estate. Whether your transaction is commercial or residential, we can help you through the process of buying or selling your land. Our attorneys can assist you in all aspects of your real estate transaction including:
• Consultation regarding the purchase and sale of real estate
• Reviewing issues involving mineral ownership
• Drafting and review of the purchase and sale agreement
• Working with abstractors and title examiners
• Acting as your agent at closing
Regardless of whether you intend to purchase or sell land privately or through public auction, the attorneys at Hart Bell can assist you through the legal issues and make your transaction as smooth as possible.
Our real estate services also include providing counsel to landlords or tenants. Our experienced attorneys can customize a lease agreement to your specific needs regardless of whether you own the property or seek to lease it.
The expertise of our attorneys at Hart Bell does not stop with simply the transactional aspect of real estate law. We are also proficient in providing sound legal advice to those clients who seek to develop land. We can assist our developer clients in all matters related to structuring the transactions in the development process, including: the acquisition of the property, environmental problems and solutions, subdivision ordinances, neighborhood associations, agreements for utility services and engineering requirements, zoning and regulatory land use, construction agreements, sales and leasing, condominium declarations/agreements and various financing alternatives.
When it comes to putting your property to work for you zoning laws often form an impediment to your plans. The laws that govern how land can be used are often highly complex and detailed statutes, administrative rules, and county/city ordinances. We are intimately familiar with these various laws and how they each can affect our client’s interests. Regardless of your land use issue, the attorneys at Hart Bell can provide you with practical advice tailored to your specific needs.