Cowan, Hubbert and Franklin helps clients with complex development, acquisition, transfer, encumbrance, and other issues involving rights in real property. Our real estate team assists clients with transactions involving both residential and commercial real estate, including purchase, sale, leasing, financing transactions (including construction, bridge, and permanent loans to sophisticated financial vehicles, such as synthetic lease transactions, sale-leasebacks, and development bonds), mortgages, surface title, easements, liens, and other real estate services (including HOA law). We regularly prepare the following documents for residential transactions:

  1. Deeds;

  2. Contracts for Deed;

  3. Easements or other right-of-ways;

  4. Surface Leases;

  5. Powers of Attorney (to convey real property rights);

  6. Finance Documents (including loan agreements, notes, security instruments and closing documents);

  7. Title Opinions limited to surface ownership; and

  8. Real Estate Contracts, both residential and commercial.