Saint Johns, Arizona Real Estate Lawyers
Since 1986, Mr. Schoen has represented business owners, buyers and sellers; commercial real estate owners, buyers and sellers; commercial landlords and tenants; commercial lenders and borrowers; design professionals; commercial construction contractors and subcontractors; and franchisors and franchisees. He has presented seminars and published articles on commercial real estate and business matters. Mr. Schoen is or has been recognized, among other places: in Arizona’s Finest Lawyers,...
Throughout Mr. Moring’s career, he has been involved in a wide variety of civil litigation matters, most as lead counsel. Among Mr. Moring’s many career highlights:
-Acted as lead counsel in...
Amy then continued her career as a plaintiffs’ class action lawyer at Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, where her passion for consumer safety led her to focus on automobile class actions. Her work included the Toyota rapid-acceleration multi-district litigation, a class action against...
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Real estate refers to land, as well as anything permanently attached to the land, such as buildings and other structures, and covers more than just the drafting of contracts for the purchase and sale of property. Both federal and state laws regulate real estate transactions. The Federal Fair Housing Act, for example, prohibits discrimination in real estate transactions on account of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Many states have enacted similar legislation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of certain characteristics.
Attorneys in this field may handle leasing issues, landlord-tenant disputes, eviction proceedings and homeowner association (HOA) problems. Other matters within this practice area include title disputes, mortgages, covenants, easements, and equitable servitudes. Many real estate issues can affect both commercial and individual renters and landlords. Real estate lawyers who represent commercial interests may also focus on land use, zoning, environmental law, or eminent domain issues.
Some states provide a certification for lawyers who have demonstrated experience and competency in the practice of real estate law. These attorneys must meet certain educational, experience, and examination requirements to receive the certification as a specialist.
Deed: The legal document that transfers the ownership of real property from one party to another.
Mortgage: A mortgage is a document signed by a borrower when a loan is made that gives the lender a right to take possession of the property if the borrower fails to repay the loan.
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