Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

We help protect your most valuable assets.

After your people, your real estate may be your most important asset.  Hilger Hammond guides you through multiple aspects of real estate law and transactions. We work closely with you to identify your goals and perform due diligence so that you understand all contingencies and obligations throughout your real estate matters.

We provide legal services supporting the purchase, financing and sale of real estate interests.

Our clients include residential and commercial owners, buyers/sellers, lessors/lessees, and condominium associations. If litigation concerning your real property arises, we proceed swiftly, efficiently and effectively to protect your interests.

Real Estate Law Services:
  • Appeals of property tax and special assessments
  • Bank workouts
  • Boundary disputes
  • Buying, selling & leasing of real estate property
  • Closing issues
  • Commercial lease preparation & negotiation
  • Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law
  • Condominium association disputes & issues
  • Construction contract drafting & negotiation
  • Construction liens
  • Escrow agreement drafting & negotiation
  • Easement disputes
  • Eminent domain
  • Ground leases
  • Lake access disputes, dock usage and other water-related property rights
  • Mortgages
  • Option & first right of refusal agreements
  • Quiet title actions
  • Real estate litigation and dispute resolution
  • Private and public road use disputes
  • Title litigation and title insurance issues
  • Trespass issues
  • Variances
  • Wrongful tree removal
  • Zoning disputes
Recent Real Estate Matters:
  • Action on behalf of ocean-front property owner against local governmental entities to enforce inter-local agreements and for declaration of municipality's obligation to carry out long-range development plans
  • Action on behalf of owner against adjoining property owners regarding interpretation and enforcement of easement rights
  • Action on behalf of owner regarding scope and use of an access easement on lakefront property
  • Action on behalf of owner regarding the scope, use and maintenance of a private road