Real Estate Law
A Winchester, Va., attorney, who’s been practicing in the area since 1990, Ms. Fine drafts and reviews residential and commercial contracts, easements and boundary line adjustments, and represents clients before Planning Commissioners, Boards of Supervisors, and Courts in the City of Winchester and in the counties of Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Loudoun and Fauquier.
In the world of real estate, legal intricacies often accompany transactions and property ownership. Our firm can offer you comprehensive real estate services tailored to meet your needs. Whether you are a buyer, seller, landlord, tenant, or homeowner who wants to renovate or expand, our team is here to guide you through the complexities of real estate law.
Her experience includes both commercial and residential real estate in the following areas:
Commercial and Residential Leases
Navigating the world of leases demands precision and vigilance. Our firm excels in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating both commercial and residential leases. Whether you’re a landlord seeking to safeguard your properties value or a tenant aiming for fair terms, our expertise ensures that your interests are well protected.
Purchase and Sale Contracts
Buying or selling real estate involves more than just the exchange of money for property. We pride ourselves in creating legally sound purchase and sale contracts that address crucial aspects such as property condition disclosures, financing contingencies, and dispute resolution mechanisms. With out assistance, you can confidently embark on property transactions.
Construction Contracts and Mechanic’s Liens
The construction process is a complex dance of various parties working toward a common goal. Our firm assists in drafting comprehensive construction contracts the outline roles, responsibilities, timelines, and payment terms. If a mechanic’s lien is needed, we can guide you through the process of filing and /or defending against it.
Deed and Boundary Matters
Property deeds are the cornerstone of real estate ownership. We prepare various deeds, including boundary line adjustments, transfer on death deeds, lot consolidations, and subdivision deeds.
Ingress and Egress Easements and Conservation Easements
Easements, whether for ingress and egress or conservation purposes, play a vital role in property rights. We offer experience in drafting, negotiating, and enforcing easements, ensuring that your property interests are preserved while complying with legal requirements.
- Successfully cleared a title problem involving an extended family and missing heirs so that the client was able to purchase the farm he wanted with a clear title.
- Successfully argued before the Board of Zoning Appeals to allow an agricultural building to remain where it was even though it did not meet the set back requirement.
- Coordinated and closed IRS Section 1031 Exchanges, including exchanges of real estate in other jurisdictions for Virginia real estate.