Real Estate Law

WE’RE REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTS

Sivia Law has built its reputation in real estate by providing a full range of real estate services with a results-oriented approach. The firm is well versed in simple and complex real estate transactions.Commercial or residential, buyer or seller, transaction or litigation – our lawyers represent many types of clients involved in all stages of the purchase or sale of a property.

CONSTRUCTION TRANSACTIONS

Our attorneys can draft, review and edit contracts. We will advise you on specific language or clauses that could be changed in a contract to make the job more equitable and strongly advocate for your best interest.

MECHANICS LIEN

Mechanics Liens help ensure payment for providing work or materials for a construction project. Perfecting a mechanics lien requires that general contractors and subcontractors follow a specific set of procedures and timelines. At Sivia Law, we have significant experience representing owners, general contractors, and subcontractors in matters related to construction disputes.

EMINENT DOMAIN

Eminent domain is the right of federal, state or local government to force the sale of private property for a public purpose – highway construction, schools or hospitals.

PROPERTY TAX APPEALS

With the housing market in a down turn, home and property values are depreciating. However, the taxes that are paid could be rising or can sometimes be inaccurate and unfair. The good news is your property tax value can be appealed – providing a potential for large savings. Click here to learn more about appealing your property taxes.

MEDIATION

Mediation is an effective means for resolving real estate legal disputes, such as contracts disagreements, title insurance fraud, land disputes, etc., in order to avoid costly, lengthy courtroom litigation.

EASEMENT DISPUTE

If you are involved in a dispute over an easement, Jack H. Humes has extensive experience & success representing owners of property on which the easement is located, or as the owner of the right to the easement.