Real Estate

Transactional & Litigation Matters

Our attorneys assist our clients in a wide range of matters related to residential and commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, management, brokerage, development, construction, and commercial leasing. In addition, our trial attorneys regularly represent clients in litigation related to real estate and construction disputes.

Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Our lawyers represent both sellers and buyers in commercial real estate transactions. When representing sellers, we review inspection reports, perform and coordinate due diligence efforts, and analyze the structuring of financing arrangements related to the transaction. When representing buyers, we supervise the due diligence, including an analysis of any environmental or structural concerns, review the title reports, and evaluate zoning for the client's intended use of the property. We regularly represent clients in all aspects of real estate transactions including:

  • Drafting or review of purchase and sales agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing retail, industrial and office leases
  • Drafting and review of commercial contracts
  • Supervising the real estate closing
  • Reviewing and preparing commercial and residential real estate loan documentation, including promissory notes, loan agreements, mortgages, and guaranty agreements
  • Evaluating title, clearing title, transferring title, and resolving title disputes
Real Estate Litigation

We represent clients in real estate litigation. Our trial attorneys are experienced in handling disputes between commercial landlords and tenants, buyers and sellers of real estate, and between borrowers and lenders in a myriad of real estate related disputes and construction litigation. We represent property owners, buyers, sellers, real estate developers, as well as landlords and tenants involved in property disputes and real estate litigation throughout Texas, including:

  • Residential and commercial lease disputes
  • Construction litigation and contractor disputes
  • Warranty and construction defect disputes
  • Title disputes and quiet title actions
  • Disputes involving development agreements and property management agreements
  • Restrictive covenant disputes between homeowners and condo or homeowners associations
  • Breach of covenant and breach of contract disputes involving purchase and sale agreements
  • Easements, variances and boundary disputes
  • Premises liability and personal injury claims
  • Claims of statutory fraud or material non-disclosure involving sellers, brokers, agents, and inspectors
  • Disputes over option terms or rights of first refusal
  • Real estate brokers' commission claims and contract disputes