Real Estate

Crabbe, Brown & James offers a complete range of services in all aspects of real estate law, including commercial real estate acquisition and disposition, commercial leasing transactions, contract review and preparation, evictions, mortgage issues, commercial real estate loan financing (construction and permanent), zoning and administrative matters, preparation and negotiation of commercial/shopping center leases for landlords and tenants, construction and development of store locations. In addition, we handle actions involving alleged professional negligence of title companies, real estate agents and real estate brokers as well as counsel opinion letters.

In addition, our attorneys act as counsel to both residential home buyers and sellers. As such, our attorneys review purchase contracts, settlement statements and attend real estate closings.

Our attorneys can assist in the preparation and execution of a 1031 Real Estate Tax Deferred Exchange. Furthermore, our attorneys are well versed in Ohio and federal real estate statutes including R.E.S.P.A.

Real Estate agents and brokers rely on Crabbe, Brown & James through all aspects of residential and commercial sales, including contract negotiations, closings, and any alleged professional negligence or torts.

Our clients include asset disposition management companies that provide broker price opinions, appraisal and property preservation services to mortgagees. We represent clients in property possession foreclosure and defective title actions. Because our attorneys are knowledgeable about 1031 tax deferred exchanges, we can represent clients who act as qualified intermediaries, and/or exchangors. In addition, our firm has attorneys who hold real estate sales licenses.

The attorneys practicing real estate law at Crabbe, Brown & James pride themselves on their role in our firm's most important element of our success -- cooperation with other attorneys at our firm so that we may better serve our clients with their real estate requirements and real estate related litigation.