What is Real Estate law?

Real estate indicates to ownership or use of specific land. Real estate law is a form of civil law that describes the right to possess, use, and enjoy land and the structures attached to it. Real estate law directly or indirectly impacts all of us on a daily basis by affecting homeowners, renters, landlords, home buyers and sellers.

Real Property & Personal Property

There are two types of property: real property and personal property. Real property is land and anything affixed on it including buildings and crops. Real property can also be minerals, oils, and gases. Personal property is anything than land that can be owned like stocks, money, notes, intellectual property and intangible property. Real estate has become a known term for buying, selling, renting and using land.

Real Estate Sales & Purchases

Contract law and state laws oversee a real estate agreement between a buyer and seller of real estate. The sale or transfer of real property is always required to be in writing. At Mathewson Law P.C., we can investigate the legal marketability of a property title.

Mathewson Law P.C. can assist you if you are attempting to buy or sell property. We also stay up-to-date on zoning and environmental laws that can affect development and construction projects.

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