The Real Estate Department has built a practice of highly qualified attorneys, each expert in various aspects of the law, including:
To ensure that client matters are handled effectively and thoroughly, we have fostered successful working relationships with a wide range of professionals, including:
These valuable resources enable us to meet a client's existing priorities and any future needs that may arise.
Includes Purchase and Sale Agreements, Site Analysis, Land Control Documentation, Ground Leases, Permits and Approvals, and Organization of Development Entity-Joint Ventures, Corporations, Limited Liability Corporations, Limited Partnerships and General Partnerships and Trusts.
Includes Acquisition, Construction, Interim and Permanent Mortgage Loan Commitments and Documents, Joint Venture Agreements, Sale and Leasebacks, Small Business Loans, Loan Participations and Mortgage Insurance.
Includes Preparation of Closing Documents, Title Search and Certification, Title Insurance Policies, Funding and Disbursement, IRS 1099 Reporting and Complete Closing Packages Back to Lender Next Business Day.
Includes Loan Restructuring, Forbearance Arrangements, Deeds-in-Lieu of Foreclosure, Foreclosure, Bankruptcy and Reorganizations, Trust Mortgages and Collection Litigation.
Includes Commercial Leases (Shopping Centers, Retail Space, Offices, Industrial Space, Warehouses and Restaurants), Ground Leases, Residential Leases, Single Family, Multifamily and Condominium Units and Evictions (Commercial and Residential).
Includes Title Searches, Title Certifications, Title Insurance Policies, Prosecution and Defense of Land Court Registration, Confirmation Proceedings and Prosecution and Defense of Title Insurance Claims. We are approved agents for Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, First American Title Insurance Company, Old Republic Title Insurance Company and Stewart Title Guaranty Company.
Includes Purchase and Sale Agreements, Options, Rights of First Refusal, Industrial Park Covenants and Restrictions, Homeowners' Associations, Easements, Licenses and Conservation Restrictions.
Includes Creation of New Condominiums and Cooperatives, Phased Condominiums and Planned Unit Developments, Condominium Conversions (Representation of Owner/Converter and Representation of Tenant Groups, Unit Owner Associations), Purchase & Sale of Existing Condominium Units, Cooperative Units, Commercial Condominiums, Medical and Professional Office Condominiums, Warehouse Condominiums and Unit Owners Association Matters (Transfer of Control to Unit Owners, Governance and Management of the Condominium, Collection of Common Charges, Defense of Claims Involving Common Areas and Claims Involving Developer or Foreclosing Lender).
Includes Listing Agreements, Management Agreements and Commission Disputes.
Includes Zoning, Subdivision, State Building Code, Handicapped Regulations, Federal, State and Local Environmental Laws and Regulations (Wetlands, Waterways License, Department of Environmental Protection, Hazardous Waste, Federal Superfund and Massachusetts Superlien Act, Oil Spills, Solid Waste Disposal, Toxic Substances, Right-to-Know Compliance and Storage of Flammables).
Includes Construction, Architect, Construction Management Agreements, Contract Claims, Bidding Disputes, Contractor, Subcontractor and Materialmen's Lien Claims and Litigation and Performance and Payment Bond Claims and Defense.
Includes Applications for Abatements of Real Estate Taxes to Municipal Boards of Assessors and Appeals to the Appellate Tax Board.
Contact: Department Head Dana A. Cetlin