Real Estate

Real Estate Law

Chapman Law Group, A.P.C. handles commercial and residential real estate transactions and general litigation matters on behalf of homeowners, landlords, tenants, and businesses in Marin County, the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. This firm is familiar with common interest developments, the Brown Act, and the Davis Stirling Act. 

Real estate litigation is a broad and complex area of the law. Most property transactions are completed without any problems. However when things go wrong, they can really go wrong and cost you significant amounts of money! Consulting an attorney experienced in real estate transactions on the font end can prevent many conflicts, and early legal intervention in disputes can help protect your investment and limit the time, expense, and headache.

Chapman Law Group, A.P.C. provides comprehensive counsel and representation for residential and commercial transactions, land use, and litigation. Serving the Bay Area and statewide California, we protect the interests of owners, buyers, sellers, commercial and residential landlords, residential tenants, and commercial tenants, developers and lenders.

Whether buying, selling, renting, or developing property, the parties on each side have certain rights and obligations. Even a minor overlooked detail or wrong move can expose you to financial liability and legal action. We work closely with clients to review real estate contracts and financial terms to avoid legal trouble.

Mr. Chapman has successfully advised clients in the following areas, just to name a few:

  • Purchase and sale agreements 
  • Bulk sale escrow transfers 
  • Common interest developments 
  • Homeowners’ associations 
  • Condominium associations 
  • Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs)
  • Davis Stirling Act 
  • Title and deeds 
  • Unpermitted improvements
  • Nuisance and injunctive relief  
  • Leases
  • Landlord – Tenant  
  • Real estate closings 
  • Neighbor disputes  
  • Easements  
  • Boundary disputes  
  • Adjustment of property lines 
  • Breach of contract 
  • Nondisclosure 
  • Agent and broker liability  
  • Rights of first refusal  
  • Zoning and land use 
  • California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) 
  • Undisclosed liens  
  • Well supply and riparian water rights 

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