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A Trusted Los Angeles Real Estate Transactions Attorney

Commercial and residential property investments

Real estate transactions involve significant investments and property interests. A successful lending or purchase transaction means protecting your property rights or recovering substantial damages. Any dispute could result in losing property and the financial interests you have already invested in a real estate deal. At the Law Offices of Steven Gourley, we appreciate the complex, high-stakes nature of real estate disputes and will take every necessary step to protect your rights and interests.

Services and benefits of experienced transactional brokerage

Transactional brokers provide third-party real estate services to buyers and sellers. While real estate agents are only bound to assist one party, a transactional broker is legally neutral and can assist both buyers and sellers. Usually transactional brokers will charge a flat fee instead of taking a percentage of the sale.

The transactional broker usually aids the buyer in preparing an offer for purchase while assisting the seller in deciding what price to ask. During this process, the transactional broker will facilitate communications, modify contracts and help to keep both parties informed about their rights and responsibilities at closing. Though brokers have no duty to either party, they are required by law to be honest and fair and to exercise due diligence.

Working with a seasoned real estate transactions lawyer

Brokers, lenders and other parties to your real estate transaction have no fiduciary duty to protect you or your interests. It is important to remember that as a lender, buyer, seller, landlord, tenant or other commercial property owner, you want to have a clear understanding of your rights and obligations. We have more than 30 years of real estate law experience representing buyers, sellers, commercial lenders and hard money lenders in structuring all of the following:

  • Lease agreements
  • Purchase and sale
  • Development contracts
  • Lending agreements

Focused advocacy and expert witness testimony in real estate law

Our firm is committed to the business and industry of California real estate. We routinely co-counsel other attorneys who do not have the same level of experience or focus. In complicated disputes, we will act as expert witnesses to provide in-depth legal analysis and testimony regarding industry standards, compliance and regulations.

Contact a skilled Los Angeles real estate transactions attorney

For more information about residential or commercial transactions or to learn more about expert witness testimony services, contact the Law Offices of Steven Gourley online or at 424.286.9246. Our attorney and staff are dedicated to providing the highest level of advocacy and will employ years of experience and professional knowledge to protect your rights and interests.