Charleston Real Estate Attorneys

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Real estate transactions and related activities are among the largest and most significant investments that businesses and individuals make in today’s economy. At Clawson and Staubes, we ensure that your real estate transactions and activities are handled efficiently and with the utmost care to assist you in reaching your goals and objectives.

Our experienced real estate attorneys have represented residential and commercial real estate buyers, sellers, developers, landlords, tenants and lenders for more than 40 years. Our legal team will work hard to ensure a smooth transaction with an emphasis on personal client service and focused advice.

Our real estate closing attorneys can assist with drafting and negotiating contracts, preparing closing documents, reviewing title work, providing title insurance through several major national title insurance companies. In addition, we are able to assist with real estate-related litigation, construction litigation, corporate law and alternative dispute resolution. We also have experience with due diligence issues, environmental liability, title, deed and other problems during negotiation and use the full resources of our firm to provide all the services you’ll need for completion.

Real Estate Closings

Clawson and Staubes has performed thousands of residential and commercial real estate closings. Our real estate attorneys have the experience to guide you through the often complicated and high-stakes process of residential and commercial real estate closings. Clawson and Staubes also has a wholly owned subsidiary that provides title insurance through several major title insurance companies. We can coordinate title exams throughout the state and oversee the underwriting of title insurance commitments and policies for transactions.

Residential Closings

Residential real estate purchasers face numerous challenges and risks, including the completion of title searches, the resolution of complex title issues and the efficient closing of the mortgage loan. The attorneys of Clawson and Staubes handle all aspects of residential real estate closings and other transactions, purchases, sales, refinances, negotiations and real estate-owned (REO) properties. We have experience representing buyers, sellers and financial institutions in closings and can manage your entire loan process and residential loan closing.

Commercial Closings

The buyers of commercial property must make dozens of crucial decisions before and even during closing. Where will you borrow the purchase money and under what terms? Can the property you are purchasing be used for the purpose intended? Is the seller’s ownership of the property undisputed, or do other parties also assert full or partial ownership? Further, commercial property transactions are time consuming and highly detailed. Our experienced commercial real estate attorneys can assist throughout this process, providing you with the counsel you need to complete commercial transactions.

Full Service Real Estate Attorneys

Clawson and Staubes works with buyers, sellers, lenders, municipalities and developers of single-family homes, residential subdivisions, townhouses, planned communities, mixed-use developments and affordable housing projects on all aspects of taking projects from conception to completion. In addition to handling the acquisition and lot sales transactions, our lawyers take care of any necessary details, including title insurance, use and development covenants and reciprocal easement arrangements.

Real Estate Project Financing

Our attorneys often play a vital role in helping our developer clients secure real estate and mortgage loans to finance their projects. We work with many commercial banks and mortgage brokers, in all types of construction and permanent loans secured by real property. We will help you with all aspects of structuring and negotiating your loan, including commitment letters, loan agreements, notes, mortgages, guarantees, environmental indemnity agreements and other collateral documents.

In addition, members of our team regularly provide lender’s counsel services to national and regional lenders, including banks, insurance companies and non-institutional lenders, both as general counsel and as local counsel. Further, our team has considerable experience dealing with distressed debt, and routinely structures commercial loan workouts, modifications, forbearance agreements, deeds in lieu of foreclosure and sales of commercial paper.

Project Development

Our attorneys will support you in getting your shopping center, office, manufacturing, hotel and resort, health care, mixed-use or residential development project done right. Using the experience we’ve gained from working with the key players in the development process, we will assist you to make your next project a success.

Experience Counts

Real estate transactions and disputes involve innumerable issues and considerable risk. When you need real estate law legal assistance, it is important that you work with attorneys who are highly experienced and knowledgeable regarding all aspects of real estate law. At Clawson and Staubes, LLC, our commitment to service and to our clients is deep and well established in the Charleston area, with a wealth of collective knowledge and long-term relationships.

Consult with a Real Estate Attorney

If you are in need of a South Carolina real estate attorney, our legal team at Clawson and Staubes is available to assist you. Contact us at (843)577-2026 to learn more about our services.

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