Real Estate

Deals with Legal Transactions involving Real Property

DBSH's real estate attorneys are ready, willing and able to guide you through any real estate issue you may have. From financing to construction contracts to municipal approval of projects, our attorneys have vast knowledge of potential pitfalls and the economic answer to any question. Our attorneys work with developers, owners, financial institutions, management companies, construction consultants and contractors.

Services Offered at DBSH:

  • Project Development and Construction
    Handles numerous large mixed-use development projects, including site acquisition, land use and zoning, classifications, pre-leasing, construction land sales registration, property management and a broad range of related matters.
     
  • Acquisition and Sale of Real Estate
    Assists clients in structuring and negotiating real estate purchases, sale and exchange transactions including major office buildings, multi-family residential, industrial, retail and commercial properties.
     
  • Commercial, Office and Residential Leasing
    Regularly review, negotiate and draft commercial and residential leases, including office, warehouse and ground leases.
     
  • Real Estate Financing
    Counsel major real estate lenders in connection with construction, interim and permanent financing for a variety of real estate projects, such as office buildings and housing developments.
     
  • Land Use
    Handle a wide variety of land use and environmental matters. These include assisting clients in obtaining permits for projects such as subdivisions, planned unit and master planned developments, major office buildings, hotels and high technology facilities. The firm assists clients in obtaining required governmental approvals and entitlements.
     
  • Tax-Incentive Projects
    Provides all legal services for multi-family residential housing developments, including but not limited to Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code financed projects, state enterprise zone tax credit financed projects and private activity bond financed projects.
     
  • 1031 Exchanges
    Handle complex 1031 tax deferred exchanges to assist our clients in the most economically efficient ways available.
     
  • Construction/Boundary Disputes
    Experienced in the resolution of construction defects or boundary disputes on both sides of the transaction. Our attorneys have litigated numerous defective workmanship or misrepresentation claims in both new and used construction. We have also successfully resolved boundary disputes between neighbors.

Contact a Waterloo Real Estate Lawyer

Whether you are purchasing a new home, buying a large tract for development or are needing to determine your rights and obligations as a tenant or landlord, our real estate attorneys are eager to help you reach your desired goal. Call us at 319-234-4471 or contact us online to set up an appointment with a DBSH real estate law attorney. You can also submit an Initial Consultation Form, which allows our attorneys to assist you more efficiently. 

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