Real Estate Law

The real estate team at Clemens, Walters, Conlon, Runde & Hiatt, L.L.P. is ready to assist buyers, sellers, lenders, developers, contractors and investors in a wide range of legal issues that fall under the category of real estate law. Our experienced and knowledgeable team handles both simple and complex residential and commercial real estate transactions. Whether you are refinancing, selling, buying, leasing, developing, planning new construction, or making improvements and/or additions, CWCR&H is available to provide you with the necessary guidance and services.

Residential transactions typically involve contract drafting and review, deed preparation, preparation of closing statements, boundary and easement issues, Iowa Title Guaranty services, abstract examination and closing services. While commercial transactions generally involve some of the same services as residential transactions, they can involve more extensive contractual issues, title matters, and real estate investment components. Further, we understand that the typical real estate legal matters often evolve and expand into other areas of legal practice, such as subdivision development, business acquisitions or development, cohabitation agreements, trust planning, corporate entity creation and others. The wide range of services offered by the attorneys at CWCR&H ensure that all aspects of your transaction are seamless.

CWCR&H handles a wide range of real estate matters to include, but not be limited to:

  • Real estate contract drafting
  • Review of real estate contracts
  • Preparation of Deed Package
  • Preparation of Closing Statements
  • Real estate contract disputes
  • Holding Lender and/or cash closings
  • Boundary disputes
  • Land use and zoning
  • Title disputes
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Construction Contracts
  • Services for Homeowner’s/Property Owners’ Associations
  • Restrictive Covenants drafting, review or interpretation
  • Party Wall Agreement drafting, review, interpretation or enforcement
  • Easement drafting, review, interpretation or enforcement
  • Water Rights Agreements drafting, review, interpretation or enforcement
  • Condominium Developments Documentation
  • Townhouse Developments Documentation
  • Plat review and approval
  • Facilitation of both residential and commercial real estate transactions
  • Facilitation of both residential and commercial real estate closings
  • Resolution of judgement liens, including child support satisfactions
  • Such other real estate matters as may arise

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