Real Estate

Real Estate Law
Real Estate law covers the various legal aspects of buying, selling, and owning land and property. It includes everything from landlord-tenant law to contracts and regulations.

There are many different areas of real estate law, and each one has its own set of rules and regulations. Some of the most common include:


  • Landlord-tenant law: This area of real estate law covers the legal rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants. It includes things like leases, rent prices, security deposits, evictions, and repairs.
  • Homeowners’ associations: Many neighborhoods have homeowners’ associations (HOA) that set rules for the residents. These rules can cover things like what color you can paint your house, whether or not you can have a pet, and how often your lawn must be trimmed.
  • Mortgage law: This area of real estate law covers the legal aspects of taking out a mortgage. It includes things like the interest rate, the repayment schedule, and foreclosure proceedings.
  • Contract law: This area of real estate law deals with the different types of contracts that are used in the real estate industry. It includes things like purchase agreements, lease agreements, and loan documents.

If you are buying, selling, or leasing property, it is important to understand the different aspects of real estate law that may apply to your situation. An experienced real estate attorney can help you navigate the legal process and ensure that your rights are protected.


Who Can Benefit From Hiring a Real Estate Attorney?

Residential Buyers & Sellers

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, it is important to consult with an experienced real estate lawyer to ensure that the transaction is carried out legally and properly. A real estate lawyer can help to review the contract of sale, make sure that all of the necessary paperwork is in order, and represent you in court if there are any disputes that arise during the course of the transaction.

When you are buying a home, a residential real estate lawyer can help to negotiate the purchase price and terms of the sale, and ensure that you are getting a fair deal. They can also help to review the mortgage documents to make sure that they are in order, and that you are not being taken advantage of by the lender.

Real Estate Investors

When it comes to investment purchases, a real estate lawyer can help in a number of ways. They can review and negotiate the purchase contract, help with due diligence on the property, and represent the buyer at closing. A lawyer can also help to resolve any disputes that may arise during or after the purchase process.

If you are considering an investment purchase, it is important to consult with a real estate lawyer to ensure that your interests are protected.

Real Estate Developers

In the area of real estate development, an experienced lawyer is a critical part of the team.  Real estate lawyers:

  • Provide legal assistance with the purchase and sale of property;
  • Negotiate and draft leases;
  • Assist in obtaining construction financing; and
  • Resolve disputes that may arise during the development process.

When it comes to purchasing property, a real estate lawyer can help developers identify potential problems with property titles, negotiate with the seller to resolve any issues including the drafting and review of purchase contracts to ensure that they are fair and protect the interests of the developer.

Builders & Contractors

If you are a builder or contractor, it is important to have a good working relationship with a real estate lawyer. Your lawyer can help you avoid potential legal problems, and will be there to protect your interests if any disputes arise.

An experienced real estate lawyer can:

  • Help with the negotiation and drafting of construction contracts;
  • Assist with the purchase or sale of land for development purposes; and
  • Provide advice on land use issues, building code compliance, and local regulations.

Let Hartsell & Williams Guide You

When it comes to real estate law, relying on the advice of an experienced attorney is critical to ensuring your rights and property are protected. Here at Hartsell & Williams, our legal team is experienced in all areas of real estate law and will work hard to make sure your interests are secure. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.


All areas of Real Estate:

  • All Residential Transactions
  • All Commercial Transactions
  • Purchase Closings
  • Refinance Closings
  • VA Loan Closings
  • FHA Loan Closings
  • Construction Loan Closings
  • SBA Loan Closings
  • Like-Kind Exchanges
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Title Examination
  • Partition Proceedings
  • Drafting and reviewing residential leases
  • Drafting and reviewing commercial leases
  • Eminent Domain
  • Condemnation

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