Real Estate Attorneys
Real estate attorneys serving Texas, including Lewisville, Denton, Flower Mound, Frisco, Plano, and the surrounding areas.
The Hammerle Finley Law Firm has advised clients on real estate issues for over thirty years. Our practice includes a wide range of commercial and residential real estate matters, including the representation of owners, investors, developers, landlords, and tenants. We represent clients in transaction, arbitration, and litigation matters.
Commercial Real Estate
Hammerle Finley’s real estate transaction practice handles a wide range of commercial real estate matters, including representation of developers, owners, and tenants in retail, office, and industrial development and leasing. Our attorneys also assist in the structuring and negotiation of real estate finance transactions, representing both lenders and borrowers. Additionally, Hammerle Finley’s real estate lawyers help with the establishment of homeowners associations by drafting incorporation and governance documents, deed restrictions, and restrictive covenants. Further, our attorneys can form limited liability companies and series LLCs to hold real estate assets in liability protecting entities. Other commercial real estate matters we specialize in include:
- Purchase and sale agreements
- Acquisition and disposition of developed and undeveloped land
- Lease review, negotiation, and drafting
- Real estate finance structuring, negotiation, and documentation
- Commercial, retail, office, and industrial leases (ground and space leasing)
- Easement review, negotiation, and drafting (including access between adjacent tracts of land easements and utility easements)
- Assisting with residential development projects
- Title and survey review and objections
- Curing title deficiencies
- Due diligence
- 1031 exchanges
- Eminent domain and condemnation law
- Assisting with and attending closings
Residential Real Estate
Hammerle Finley’s real estate transaction practice also handles a wide range of residential real estate matters, including representing buyers or sellers in residential real estate purchase and sale agreements, flipping acquisitions and dispositions, closing services, and related real estate finance transactions. Additionally, our attorneys represent landlords and tenants in residential lease transactions. Further, we are experienced handling disputes between landlords and tenants, and buyers and sellers. Other residential real estate matters we specialize in include:
Areas of Residential Real Estate Practice:
- Review, negotiation, and drafting of earnest money and sale agreements (with realtors, buyers, and sellers)
- Drafting “for sale by owner” contracts
- Assisting with the transfer of title and ownership of real property
- Reviewing and explaining title commitments (for both coverage benefits and limitations)
- Assisting and attending closings
- Termination of contract and resolving earnest money return disputes
- Negotiating and resolving boundary disputes (between neighbors or buyer and seller or with homeowners associations)
Hammerle Finley has been advising clients on real estate issues for over thirty years. Our practice includes a wide range of commercial and residential real estate matters, including representation of landlords, owners, developers and tenants, title and survey review, acquisition and disposition of developed and undeveloped land, development-related easements and agreements, mineral interests, water rights, condemnation, homeowner association incorporation and governance documents such as declaration, deed restrictions, restrictive covenants, construction issues, foreclosures, boundary disputes, and loan agreements. We represent clients in transaction, arbitration and litigation matters.
Additionally, Hammerle Finley is experienced with forming and setting up business entities for clients, whether real estate related or general corporate formation.
Brad E. Hogan
Brad E Hogan has over ten years’ experience representing clients in their real estate and business law matters. Brad has represented individuals and companies in real estate transactions, leases, and loans involving both residential and commercial properties. His clients include large and small lenders, medium and small businesses, and individuals.
Virginia Hammerle has practiced real estate law since 1982. She is a member of the Texas Association of Bank Counsel, is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and has been designated a SuperLawyer (a Thompson Reuters designation) in Business Litigation from 2012-2018. Among her many cases, Ms. Hammerle has represented clients in litigation relating to title issues, oil & gas, boundary disputes, construction disputes, trespass, landlord-tenant, loan default and foreclosure. She has also has represented clients in numerous transaction matters.
For more than 40 years, Thad Finley has counseled clients in Real Estate and Business Law. Having served in both private practice and as general counsel, Thad has represented businesses and individuals in purchase and sale transactions, zoning, homeowner’s association matters, leasing issues, loan agreements, and survey issues. Mr. Finley’s clients have included banks, Fortune 500 companies, medium and small business entities and individuals.
Mark Mayer has more than 19 years’ experience representing clients on real estate transaction and litigation matters. He has extensive experience in mediation and arbitration, construction, and mechanics liens. He has drafted and negotiated leases, contracts for sale of residential and commercial property, loan documentation, loan workouts, construction and home improvement contracts. Mr. Mayer serves as a court-appointed Special Commissioner on condemnation cases in Denton County. His unique perspective helps him to advise clients on minimizing risks while pursuing growth.