Real Estate Law FAQs
If you’ve ever leased a property, purchased a house or condo, or subletted an apartment unit, then you may understand how complex real estate transactions can be. There are many legal implications that accompany the purchase, sale, and leasing of a property. At Schnell Hardy Jones LLP, our team of real estate lawyers in Sylvan Lake and Red Deer want to help bring some clarity to your real estate legal needs. Below are answers to a few questions we get asked the most about real estate law and the legal terminology that real estate transactions involve.
Question #1: What is real estate law?
Real estate law is a broad term that can cover many sub-areas of legal practice, including but not limited to:
- Drafting, reviewing and providing advice on contracts for the purchase or sale of a house, condo unit, or commercial property;
- Providing legal advice to condominium boards;
- Assessing the legal viability of zoning changes or using a property for a particular purpose; and
- Conducting due diligence searches to asses a property for environmental issues, contamination, structural issues, or existing encumbrances (existing mortgages, rights of other to use or enter the property, easements, liens, etc.) on the property.
Contact Sylvan Lake’s Schnell Hardy Jones LLP for a Real Estate Lawyer
Our real estate lawyers have the experience to provide you with guidance and assistance with your real estate law needs. We can help to ensure that you are confident and content with your purchase, sale, or lease. Contact us for your real estate law consultation in Sylvan Lake, Stettler or Red Deer.