Old Orchard Beach, Maine Real Estate Lawyers

David Lourie Esq
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Cape Elizabeth, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(207) 799-4922 189 Spurwink Avenue
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
Real Estate, Landlord Tenant, Municipal and Personal Injury
Boston College Law School
I have been Corporation Counsel for the City of Portland and other municipalities as well as private clients in land use and related real property, and civil liberties disputes.
Sarah McDaniel Esq
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WESTBROOK, ME Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(207) 591-5747 90 Bridge Street, Suite 100
WESTBROOK, ME 04092
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals, Environmental and Municipal
Harvard Law School
After receiving her B.A. from College of the Atlantic and her M.E.S. from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Sarah McDaniel worked in the land conservation and planning department at The Trustees of Reservations, a state-wide land trust in Massachusetts, for three years before graduating Harvard Law School in 2003. Sarah founded Maine Land Law in 2009 after developing a law practice focusing on all aspects of real property law, with a particular emphasis on conservation transactions, civil litigation, and land use permitting. In 2013, Sarah joined with colleagues to co-found Douglas McDaniel & Campo LLC, PA...
Mary-Anne E. Martell
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Westbrook, ME Real Estate Law Attorney with 22 years experience
1399 Bridgton Road
Westbrook, ME 04092
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Landlord Tenant
University of Maine School of Law
Seacoast Law Founder and Senior Counsel, Mary-Anne Martell is a native Mainer whose varied life and professional experience brings an unparalleled level of understanding and service to her clients. During the 1970s, she worked as a welder, building turbine steam nuclear re-heaters for General Electric in South Portland and was very active in the union. Later, she spent eight years at Burnham & Morrill in Portland. Among other tasks, Mary-Anne spent her first year there "putting the pork" in the cans of beans. It was during her tenure at the bean factory that she found herself the sole...
Elliott R. Teel Esq
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Portland, ME Real Estate Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(207) 228-1870 142 High St
Suite 511
Portland, ME 04101
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
I provide legal services for individuals and small businesses throughout southern Maine. I offer legal analysis and litigation services on real property issues. I represent buyers and sellers in real estate transactions. For business owners I can assist with formation, contract and general consulting matters. For many matters I offer services at flat-rate pricing.
John Sawyer Esq
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Gorham, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(207) 839-6771 157 Main Street
P.O. Box 1
Gorham, ME 04038
Real Estate, Business, Divorce and Landlord Tenant
University of Maine School of Law
Colleen P. Tucker Esq
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PORTLAND, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(207) 775-3709 P.O.Box 15003
PORTLAND, ME 04112
Real Estate and Bankruptcy
Bradley C Morin
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Sanford, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 324-4422 PO Box 1068,
949 Main St.,
Sanford, ME 04073
Real Estate, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
Saco, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 282-5985 110 Main St
Saco, ME 04072
Real Estate
Franklin Pierce Law Center
South Portland, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 767-1788 975 Broadway
South Portland, ME 04106
Real Estate, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
PORTLAND, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 780-8611 482 Congress St #304
PORTLAND, ME 04101
Real Estate, Business, Criminal and Divorce
PORTLAND, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 775-7271 10 Free St.
PORTLAND, ME 04112
Real Estate
Cornell Law School
PORTLAND, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 775-7271 10 Free St.
PORTLAND, ME 04112
Real Estate and Business
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 775-7271 Ten Free Street
Portland, ME 04112
Real Estate
PORTLAND, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 775-7271 10 Free St.
PORTLAND, ME 04112
Real Estate
PORTLAND, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 775-7271 10 Free St.
PORTLAND, ME 04112
Real Estate and Municipal
PORTLAND, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 775-7271 Ten Free Street
PORTLAND, ME 04112
Real Estate and Business
PORTLAND, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 775-7271 10 Free St.
PORTLAND, ME 04112
Real Estate and Business
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Kennebunk, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 985-9850 124 Fletcher St
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Real Estate, Business and Personal Injury
Kennebunk, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 985-6184 56 Portland Rd
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 775-1735 33 Fessenden St
Portland, ME 04103
Real Estate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 828-8000 One Canal Plaza, Suite 600
Portland, ME 04101
Real Estate and Business
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 774-5100 140 William St
Portland, ME 04103
Real Estate and Business
PORTLAND, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 775-7271 10 Free St.
PORTLAND, ME 04112
Real Estate, Business and IP
Cornell Law School
Kennebunk, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 985-7000 62 Portland Rd
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Real Estate, Estate Planning and Municipal
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 775-0200 50 Monument Square
Portland, ME 04101
Real Estate, Business, Insurance Defense and Municipal
PORTLAND, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 775-7271 Ten Free Street
PORTLAND, ME 04112
Real Estate and Municipal
Cornell Law School
PORTLAND, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 775-7271 10 Free St.
PORTLAND, ME 04112
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Environmental
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 775-7271 Ten Free Street
Portland, ME 04112
Real Estate
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Attorney with 40 years experience
1 Portland St
Portland, ME 04101
Real Estate, Administrative and Civil Rights
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 775-7271 10 Free St.
Portland, ME 04112
Real Estate
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 775-3148 602 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME 04102
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Kennebunk, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 985-7000 62 Portland Rd
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Real Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Municipal
Cornell Law School
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 773-4775 121 Middle St
Portland, ME 04101
Real Estate, Business, Criminal and Legal Malpractice
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 773-6111 142 High St
Portland, ME 04101
Real Estate and Estate Planning
Kennebunk, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 985-7000 62 Portland Rd
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation and Estate Planning
Kennebunk, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 985-5600 62 Portland Rd
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Real Estate
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 874-0505 70 Center St
Portland, ME 04101
Real Estate
Kennebunk, ME Real Estate Law Lawyer
(207) 985-7000 62 Portland Rd
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Real Estate and Business
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 772-1272 57 Exchange St
Portland, ME 04101
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
Portland, ME Real Estate Law Attorney
(207) 879-4000 1250 Forest Ave. Suite 10
Portland, ME 04103
Real Estate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
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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.