Real Estate Law

The antidote to buyer’s remorse is consulting a lawyer first

Upon completion of a real estate transaction, a lot of people feel at least a twinge of: “Did I do the right thing?” or “What are we getting ourselves into?”

Making an emotional decision about a long-term real estate investment or placing too much reliance on either a sales pitch or someone’s dire warning often produces that queasy feeling. Maybe it will all turn out well. Then again, maybe you’ll wish you had contacted a Kelly Law Firm attorney who specializes in real estate law.

What types of real estate clients do we serve in Port Huron, St. Clair County and surrounding Blue Water Area towns? Owners of businesses, large and small; individual homeowners; home owners associations; landlords, and developers of residential, institutional or commercial property.

Kelly Law Firm real estate lawyers advise and represent clients in a wide range of matters, including:

  • Buying and selling properties
  • Drafting and reviewing documents such as real estate contracts and site condominium master deeds and bylaws
  • Foreclosures, short sales, acquisition of property in bankruptcy
  • Modifying a mortgage
  • Devising and/or negotiating lease and/or purchase agreements
  • Navigating land use and zoning matters, including appeals
  • Complying with the Americans for Disabilities Act when building or renovating multi-family residential or commercial properties
  • Preserving and renovating properties designated as historic
  • Knowing when to refer clients to top-notch tax advisors

For those occasions when agricultural, residential, commercial or industrial property is the subject of a dispute, the firm also specializes in civil litigation as well as mediations and facilitations.