Real Estate Law

Grand Rapids Real Estate LawyerAfter your people, your real estate may be your most important asset.  At Hilger Hammond, we guide you through multiple aspects of real estate law and transactions including the purchase, financing and sale of real estate interests. We work closely with you to identify your goals and perform due diligence so that you understand all contingencies and obligations in the transaction and avoid loopholes or adverse consequences of obscure provisions. 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 Services:

  • Appeals of Property Tax and Special Assessments
  • Ground Leases
  • Bank Workouts
  • Lake Access Disputes, Dock Usage and other Water Related Property Rights
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Closing issues
  • Buying, Selling and Leasing of Real Property
  • Mortgages
  • Commercial Lease Preparation and Negotiation
  • Option and Right of First Refusal Agreements
  • Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law
  • Quit Title Actions
  • Condominium Association Disputes and Issues
  • Real Estate Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Private and Public Road Use Disputes
  • Construction Liens
  • Title Litigation and Title Insurance Issues
  • Escrow Agreement Drafting and Negotiation
  • Trespass Issues
  • Easement Disputes
  • Variances
  • Eminent Domain
  • Wrongful Tree Removal
  • Zoning Disputes

Recent Real Estate Work:

  • 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.