Benton County, Oregon Real Estate Lawyers
In addition I have a unique background in real estate. I formerly worked for my family's real estate business as a licensed real estate broker engaged in residential real property transactions. I was also previously employed as a county attorney in Crook County and provided legal guidance...
Michele came to the practice of law later in life after prior successful careers in real estate, entertainment, and education. She is a graduate of New York Law School and Syracuse University where she graduated with performance honors in music and education, with masters work in theater.
Michele believes our lives and work should be conducted with professionalism and mutual respect.
Upon graduating law school, Michele began work at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (now Fried Frank) a top tier international law firm, working in their NY office as...
Mr. Evans is a member of the Marion County Bar Association and the Oregon State Bar Association as well as Oregon State Bar sections concerning Construction Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Administration, Litigation, Agricultural Law, and Real Estate and...
Sweet Home, OR 97386
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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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