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A Commercial Real Estate Lawyer can help your company save time and expense

Any real estate transaction can be troublesome, but commercial real estate deals have a great deal more complexity and can be more stressful still. Whether you are selling, buying, leasing, or financing a real estate deal, there are a number of forms and procedures that need to be followed in order to protect you. The procedures and forms required can often be tedious and hard to figure out; a commercial real estate lawyer can help you immensely with their knowledge of the procedures. Hiring a commercial real estate lawyer can save you time, frustration, and inevitably money throughout the entire process.

Examining, drafting, and advising on real estate contracts are just a few of the matters a commercial real estate lawyer can help you with to make sure your rights are protected. Real estate documents can be complicated and hard to understand, and you want to make sure you aren’t walking into a real estate time bomb. Balloon payments, how a potential default is handled, and maintenance and repair are just a few of the areas where a real estate contract can cause trouble for either party.

If you are buying, you want to make sure that the seller is warrantying the property for a number of title issues, including liens, encumbrances, easements, licenses, and environmental issues. Failing to make sure the title is clear and warranted can leave you with a large headache that costs you a great deal of money, when you were never to blame for the issue but merely inherited it. A commercial real estate lawyer can review the documents involved, and make sure it meets local regulations, as well as being structured in such a way as to protect your interests.

If you are selling, you want to make sure the property you are trying to sell will be able to close, and won’t be subject to litigation in the future. A commercial real estate lawyer can assist you in making sure that you are covered, and reduce or eliminate the chance of you being involved in litigation based on the property you sold.

A commercial real estate lawyer can help with landlord-tenant problems

There are often issues between landlords and tenants when it comes to commercial real estate transactions. Landlords often face tenants who do not follow through on the terms of the lease agreement. This can be especially frustrating as the law seems slanted towards tenants. It is therefore vitally important to contract a commercial real estate lawyer who can advise you and assist you in following the proper procedures for reclaiming your property in the case of a default by your tenant.

Tenants often face uncooperative landlords, or landlords who do not adhere to the lease agreement. This can cause substantial problems for a commercial tenant, as the defect could affect your business’s ability to operate. In that circumstance, it is important to consult with a commercial real estate lawyer to determine what your options are, and to find the best avenue to solve your issue with the landlord, whether it is through settlement or litigation. If you are facing eviction or a default under the lease agreement, a commercial real estate lawyer can make sure that your rights are protected so that you are not unlawfully forced out of the premises before you need to be out, and that your rights in your belongings are protected. There can be situations where the landlord isn’t upholding a clause in the leasing agreement, or something has happened to the business premises to the point where you aren’t able to fully operate your business. In those circumstances, a commercial real estate lawyer can advise you of your rights, attempt to reach a deal with the landlord, or help you with the process for either getting the premises back in proper shape or helping you get out of the lease so you can find a place that works.

In all real estate proceedings and matters, it is of utmost importance that you follow the proper forms and procedures, as they can come back and cause you grief, lost money, and time later one. Contacting the Grand Rapids Law Group to talk to one of our commercial real estate lawyers can be an important first step to protecting yourself and your business.

 A Commercial Real Estate Lawyer from the Grand Rapids Law Group can give you the help your business needs

Grand Rapids Commercial Real Estate Lawyer