Real Estate Transactions & Development

The attorneys of Hornthal, Riley, Ellis & Maland offer comprehensive services in the areas of commercial and residential real estate acquisition, leasing and selling, land use planning, real estate financing, condominium and community associations, and real estate development.

Our attorneys provide advice and counsel on all types of commercial development projects and transactions, from acquisition and sale of existing properties to development, construction, operation, and management of complex multi-use projects. We regularly assist clients with entity selection, formation and taxation.  We also provide advice and counsel to numerous condominium and community associations, assisting them with governing document review and revision, procedural and parliamentary matters, architectural control and enforcement, assessment collections and loan financing.

We handle a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions ranging from simple purchases to complex multi-location transactions.   We regularly represent purchasers, sellers and lenders in commercial real estate matters.  We also handle a large number of commercial transactions for local governments, State and Federal agencies, as well as for nonprofits such as land conservation organizations.

For residential transactions, our attorneys work closely with buyers and sellers of real estate in counties throughout Northeastern North Carolina. It is our goal to ensure that the closing process is smooth, friendly, reliable and efficient. We perform hundreds of closings annually and provide individual attention to every file.  Our attorneys can assist you with title examinations,  residential real estate sales and purchases, refinances and equity lines, seller financing, for sale by owner transactions, contract review and drafting, residential development acquisition, short sale transactions and foreclosure assistance.