Real Estate Law

Legal Advisers And Trial Lawyers Serving Ohio Since 1978

Comprehensive Services For Residential And Commercial Real Estate Matters

At Stebelton Snider, our real estate attorneys have the experience, attention to detail and resources needed to help you with your real estate transaction or dispute. Whether you or your business is buying or selling property or you need representation as a lender, broker, landlord or tenant, our firm is here to provide comprehensive assistance.

Meeting The Needs Of Commercial Real Estate Clients

Our attorneys provide comprehensive services and advice in commercial real estate concerns. Typical clients include business owners and commercial tenants, lenders, brokers, developers and investors. We can assist you with:

  • Purchases and sales of commercial property
  • Issues related to zoning and land use
  • Advising property management companies and real estate brokerage firms
  • Financing, contracting and construction
  • Eminent domain claims related to your commercial property
  • Landlord-tenant disputes and commercial leasing issues

Our attorneys also provide representation in litigated real estate disputes, including those related to defects, contract disputes, partition actions.

Residential Real Estate Services And Representation

Buying, selling or even owning a home can be stressful. We provide a wide range of residential real estate services to meet the needs of these clients, as well as the needs of landlords, tenants, lenders and others. Examples include:

  • Reviewing and negotiating documents in purchase and sale transactions
  • Assistance with refinancing a home mortgage
  • Everything related to your title (see below)
  • Evictions and other landlord-tenant concerns
  • Construction litigation related to defect and warranty issues
  • Eminent domain claims of residential property
  • Foreclosure issues

Because we also practice estate law, our lawyers can also help you with real estate issues such as preparing deeds and survivorship deeds, transfer on death affidavits and land partitions.

Experienced Attorneys And A Wholly Owned Title Agency

Clients who come to Stebelton Snider for assistance with real estate transactions, deed issues or title concerns can benefit from receiving legal advice from experienced attorneys as well as comprehensive assistance in resolving title issues – all under one roof. SAS Title Agency Ltd. is a title company that is wholly owned and operated by our experienced real estate legal team.

We are ready to help you with any and all title issues, including but not limited to:

  • Title searches
  • Title commitments
  • Title opinions
  • Evidence/certificates of title
  • Closing and escrow services
  • Preliminary Judicial Reports (PJR)

Instead of relying on a third party, you can enjoy the convenience and peace of mind that comes with having your title and real estate needs met by the same trusted professionals.

Ready To Protect Your Interests In Real Estate Disputes And Advise On Tax Matters

Our ability to back up your transaction in court adds real value to your project. Because our documentation of any transaction reflects our assessment of your risk and our best advice for avoiding it, we try to minimize the likelihood that your deal will wind up in litigation. If it does, however, our experience with the resolution of disputes in mediation or civil trials can give you a definite advantage.

Matt Johnson heads our law firm’s real estate practice with many years of practical experience in Ohio real estate transactions of all kinds. With his Master of Law in taxation (LL.M.), Matt brings additional experience and knowledge to handling complex real estate problems with taxation concerns. Our attorneys integrate sound business and tax advice into our work on behalf of buyers, sellers, lessors, small businesses, property managers, and families.

Discuss Your Options With Us During An Initial Consultation

At Stebelton Snider, we offer sound advice and convenient services, and we will help you meet the challenges of a difficult real estate market. To schedule your first appointment with one of our skilled lawyers, call us in Lancaster, Ohio, at 740-654-4141. You can also reach out online.