Main Office:
  • 66 Bovet Road
  • Suite 280
  • San Mateo, CA 94402
  • Tel: (650) 573-9500
  • Fax: (650) 573-9689
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OUR SERVICES: Real Estate Law

We understand that real estate is a huge investment for homeowners and commercial property owners. Our real estate attorneys assist clients with everyday residential or commercial transactions and help those who run into problems or disputes.

We handle real estate transactions that involve:

  • Purchase and sale
  • 1031 exchanges
  • Commercial leases
  • Joint tenancy
  • Tenancy in common
  • Real estate development
  • Construction contracts
  • Entitlements
  • Issues with government agencies
  • Acquisition and leaseback of retail and commercial property
  • Assemblages
  • Conduit/securitized loans
  • Bankruptcy remote entities
  • Loan review

Homeowner Association (HOA) Representation

  • Formation
  • Articles, Bylaws, CC&R's
  • Dispute resolution 

Agreements and Transactions

We also handle:

  • Development agreements
  • Limited liability companies and operating agreements
  • Real estate purchasing agreements
  • Options to purchase
  • Co-tenancy agreements
  • Easements
  • Lot line adjustments and disputes
  • Disposition and development agreements (DDAs)
  • Owner participation agreements (OPAs)

We represent buyers, sellers, and brokers. From the initial offer to the final closing, our attorneys draft, review, and negotiate all necessary documents. Our attorneys make themselves available to address questions, concerns, and problems that may arise.

Residential Real Estate transactions

  • representing buyers and sellers regarding issues related to the purchase and sale of a residence. This includes issues that arise after the purchase contract is entered and during escrow, for example, "as is" issues, square footage discrepancies, misrepresentations, lack of or inaccurate disclosures, sales of fixtures, rent back provisions, etc.
  • Buyer / seller / broker listing agreements disputes

Real Estate Disputes

Our firm represents clients in all types of real estate disputes, including:

  • Zoning
  • Land use
  • Breach of contract
  • Partition
  • Disputes between land owners
  • Disputes with government agencies
  • Construction defects
  • Commercial landlord-tenant disputes
  • Construction disputes
  • Commercial evictions
  • Hazardous waste and contamination issues
  • City and County entitlement disputes

We appear in front of city councils, public utilities commissions, zoning boards, the California Coastal Commission, and State and Federal courts (on behalf of our clients).

For more information about our Real Estate Transaction services, please call us at 650.573.9500 or email us at