Residential and Commercial Transactions
The attorneys at Harris Cook law recognize that a core area of practice for Real Estate Law is coordinating and managing the sale and acquisition of real property.
With a combined fifty years of experience serving real estate clients, our team is well equipped to handle the complicated matters that may arise during the buy/sell process for transactions of varying sizes and complexity, including commercial, residential and investment properties.
Our attorneys have represented buyers and sellers in the acquisition of various property types throughout the state of Texas.
Property Types include: residential properties, commercial, industrial, multi-tenant office buildings, automobile dealership property, farm and ranch, residential and business condominiums and mineral interests.
We advise and assist our clients throughout every phase of the transaction including the following:
- Planning, negotiating and structuring real estate transactions
- Commercial and residential leases
- Land use regulations
- Title and survey review
- Development projects
- Preparation of transaction documents
- Commercial and residential financing and refinancing
- Negotiations and preparation of easements and boundary agreements
- Closing on acquisitions, sales and refinance transactions
- Representation of Homeowners Associations
If you are considering buying or selling a property you want to be sure to partner with experienced legal counsel with up to date knowledge and relationships within the industry. Our office has a positive reputation within the real estate industry and strong relationships among real estate professionals and developers in the market. The attorneys of Harris Cook stand ready to navigate you through the various phases of your transaction.
Drafting, Negotiating and Review of Leases
Being proactive when entering a contract with a tenant or landlord can prevent unforeseen problems in the future. Our experienced team of attorney’s can help guide you through the legal specifics of your agreement.
Our tenured attorney’s understand the complicated language of lease agreements and the practice and legal ramifications upon entering such contracts. Protecting your rights in lease and contract matters ensures you are given a head start for success.
Our real estate attorneys can either prepare an original commercial lease or review your proposed commercial lease and negotiate on your behalf. This is particularly important if your commercial space requires any customization. We can also negotiate rental increases, finish-out, common area maintenance, right of first refusal, purchase option and expansion rights.