Times to Consult a Real Estate Lawyer When Not Buying or Selling Property

A real estate lawyer can help you when you are buying or selling property. However, this is not the only type of transaction related to real estate where you may need legal help.  It is always a good idea to be represented by an attorney if a dispute related to a real estate transaction arises. real estate lawyer

The San Diego real estate lawyers at Sepahi Law Group, APC have extensive experience representing clients in many different types of real estate transactions. Our attorneys focus on real estate litigation, which means we are prepared to go to court if problems arise. We can also help you to identify potential risks and pitfalls of real estate transactions and to make smart deals that reduce your risk of litigation.  If you are involved in a real estate deal, it is time to consult a real estate lawyer at Sepahi Law Group, APC.

When to Consult a Real Estate Lawyer

Outside of purchasing or selling a property, you should consult a real estate lawyer if:

  • You are entering into a lease agreement or involved in a dispute over a lease.  Your attorney can help to draft a lease that protects your interests and can review lease terms before you sign. You should have a lawyer look over both a residential or a commercial lease agreement.  If you are involved in a dispute over an existing lease, it is even more important to consult with a real estate lawyer who has experience with litigation.
  • You are entering into a construction contract or a dispute has arisen related to a construction contract. Whether you are renovating, remodeling or building a new structure, there are many different kinds of construction contracts including fixed price contracts, lump sum contracts and cost plus contracts.  It is important to consult a real estate lawyer for help understanding your contract terms and negotiating a construction agreement that protects your interests.  When a dispute arises, your lawyer can also represent you in negotiating a settlement or going to court to protect your investment and financial interests.
  • You are involved in a land use or zoning dispute. There are many restrictions on the way that land can be used. Sometimes, restrictions are ambiguous or change after you have already purchased or begun to utilize your property. A real estate lawyer can help you to understand California zoning laws and resolve land use and zoning disputes or problems that may arise.
  • You are involved in a dispute with a homeowner’s association. HOAs frequently have disputes with residents.  Both parties should be represented by a real estate lawyer who can help to facilitate a compromise or who can represent your interests and help make a persuasive case in court.

Sepahi Law Group, APC has extensive experience helping clients with a variety of real estate matters in San Diego and surrounding areas. Call today or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with a real estate litigation attorney who can review your case and help you to protect your interests.

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