Real Estate Law

Seattle Real Estate Lawyers

Transactions & Litigation

Tomlinson Bomsztyk Russ' long term relationships with real estate developers, landlords, and investors have been built by consistently delivering results.

Washington's real estate laws are complex and constantly changing. Seemingly minor changes in the law, can have large impacts on a project's bottom line. From concept to closing, Tomlinson Bomsztyk Russ advises clients in all stages of the transaction.

What is Real Estate Law?

Real estate law encompasses a broad spectrum of legal issues related to property, including the purchase, sale, leasing, and use of land and buildings. It governs the rights and responsibilities of property owners, tenants, developers, and others involved in real estate transactions.

At its core, real estate law deals with the legal aspects of property ownership and transactions. This includes issues such as property titles, zoning regulations, land use restrictions, property taxes, easements, and environmental regulations. Real estate law also covers contracts and agreements related to real estate transactions, such as purchase agreements, lease agreements, and mortgage contracts.

One of the primary functions of real estate law is to ensure that property rights are protected and that transactions are conducted legally and ethically. A Seattle real estate attorneys play a crucial role in this process by providing legal advice and representation to clients involved in real estate transactions.

Do You Need a Real Estate Attorney When Buying or Selling a Property?

Whether you are buying or selling a property, having a real estate attorney on your side can provide valuable assistance and protection throughout the transaction process. While it is not legally required to have a real estate attorney represent you in a property transaction, there are several reasons why it is advisable to seek legal counsel.

First and foremost, a real estate attorney can help you navigate the complex legal aspects of buying or selling a property. They can review contracts and agreements to ensure that your rights are protected and that the terms are fair and favorable. Real estate attorneys are trained to identify potential issues and negotiate on your behalf to achieve the best possible outcome.

Additionally, a real estate attorney can conduct due diligence on the property to uncover any legal issues or liabilities that may affect the transaction. This can include reviewing title documents, zoning regulations, and property surveys to ensure that the property is free from any encumbrances or restrictions that could impede the sale.

In the event of disputes or complications arising during the transaction process, having a Seattle real estate attorney can provide you with peace of mind knowing that you have an experienced legal advocate on your side. Whether it's resolving disputes with the other party, addressing issues with the title or property inspection, or navigating complex legal issues, a real estate attorney can help protect your interests and ensure a smooth transaction.

Our Seattle Real Estate Law Attorneys

Our involvement goes far beyond simply “drawing up the paperwork.” Our clients consider us business consultants, another set of vigilant eyes, able to provide a complete understanding of how real estate laws' nuances may have enormous long term financial consequences.

Real estate litigation presents its own set of unique challenges. Disputes arise over highly intricate and specialized provisions in real estate instruments such as deeds, easements, mortgages, leases, and loan agreements. Because our lawyers have experience drafting these instruments, our clients know that they are in able hands when it comes to understanding their exposure and advocating their interest in litigation.

Tomlinson Bomsztyk Russ' knowledge of real estate law has led to many property owners and managers using our real estate law firm for both their transactional and litigation needs. Visit our lawyer reviews to see why clients choose us when they need a real estate attorney in Seattle.

If you need legal guidance related to a Real Estate litigation matter, call our Seattle real estate lawyers at (206) 203-8009 or contacting us online.


Some of Our Real Estate Law and Litigation Areas Include:

  • Adverse Possession
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Condominium Law
  • Easements
  • Evictions/Unlawful Detainer
  • Homeowner Associations Law
  • Land Acquisitions/Sales
  • Property management
  • Deeds, Contracts
  • Lease Negotiation
  • Lease Preparation
  • Lease Enforcement
  • Mortgages & Security Interests
  • Property Development
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use
  • Eminent Domain
  • Financing
  • AVVO Perfect 10
  • SuperLawyers
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award

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