Aria Law Group specializes in the legal facets of real estate development and transactions. The firm has wide knowledge in the field of condominium projects and other common interest developments and mixed use developments of all measures. We represent an extensive selection of clients, including developers and home builders, financing entities and investors, landlords and tenants, prospective purchasers and owners associations. The firm represents clients in a wide variety of matters, including purchases and sales, joint ventures and partnerships, financing, commercial leasing, land use and development matters, and litigation.
Title, Deeds & Ownership
Our attorneys are well qualified and equipped to handle title and deed legal matters for property owners, buyers, sellers, or commercial landlords.
- tax liens/judgment liens
- title opinions
- title insurance policy review
- contingency removal
- terms removal.
We review title documents and guide buyers and sellers in purchase procedures through escrow, negotiating with other parties as necessary, disputing unfavorable terms in purchase agreements, ensuring that titles are clean and contingencies are removed prior to closing. Our California deed attorney can file lawsuits in the event of a breach of contract by seller or purchaser.
Our title examination services are always delivered with professionalism and personal attention. We respond to your concerns and questions and we keep you well-informed as we efficiently and effectively handle your title issue. We are dedicated to meeting your goals and are aggressive in protecting and pursuing your rights and interests.
We look forward to explaining how we can be of service to potential buyers, sellers, and commercial landlords in all aspects of titles and deeds. Our clients benefit from our knowledge and experience, and appreciate our real estate attorneys’ respectful and businesslike manner.
Residential Condominium and Planned Development Projects
The firm’s attorneys have particular experience in the field of condominium and planned development law. We have represented many major home builders in California, as well as local builders, in preparation of residential project legal documentation, and assisted in processing documentation with state agencies for approvals required for marketing such projects.
We provide legal counseling and services to Common Interest Development owners associations for existing residential, commercial and mixed use developments. We can advise owners associations as to the legal aspects and requirements of its operations, including rule making, meeting requirements and document enforcement.
Real Estate Development Practice
The firm’s partners represent developers, financing entities, and investors in all aspects of commercial and residential development, including zoning, development permitting, state subdivision regulations, and complex project documentation. Our expertise includes land use, subdivision, and development regulation throughout California. The firm assists clients in negotiating, structuring, and properly documenting real estate development transactions, and we perform the necessary legal due diligence required for investment in real estate development ventures and properties.
Office, Commercial and Industrial
The firm represents clients throughout the country in the purchase, sale, development, construction, and management of office buildings of all sizes and types. Additionally, we advise clients on the structure of joint ventures and with respect to financing of office and commercial properties. Our representation has included representing both landlords and tenants in negotiations of occupancy and complex ground leases.
The firm provides expertise in commercial leasing. We represent and advise tenants leasing office, commercial, or industrial space. Our attorneys provide guidance on a variety of business issues, including negotiations of tenant improvements and construction, insurance matters, tax matters, and governmental and utility company incentive programs. We also represent a variety of commercial landlords in the leasing of office, retail, warehouse and industrial space. We are expert in related documentation including reciprocal easement agreements, access and use easements, non-competition agreements, ground leases, equity participation leases and brokerage agreements.
Real Estate Lending
We are experienced in all areas of secured real estate lending for institutional lenders, developers and investors. For financial institutions and commercial borrowers, we assist in the negotiation, structuring and documentation of real estate loan transactions, including permanent loans, construction loans and special purpose loans for unique projects. We have considerable experience with a variety of real estate loan structures, including convertible mortgages, equity participation, contingent interest loans and similar such intricate transactions.
We provide comprehensive litigation services to our clients and have substantial trial, arbitration, mediation and administrative hearing experience and expertise in a wide variety of real estate and general business disputes. Our experience includes representation of clients in commercial and real estate litigation matters involving purchase and sale agreements, CC&Rs, development rights and land use matters, loan agreements, foreclosures and loan workouts, easements and boundary disputes, title matters, construction contracts, leases and subleases, real estate brokers, partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies.
We believe in exploring all means of alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration in order to save our clients both time and money, as well as to avoid tying up property or a project during the litigation process. However, we are also prepared to assert and defend our clients’ rights through trial, as may be necessary.