Canton Ohio Real Estate Attorney

Attorney Brian L. Grimsley represents mortgage lenders, mortgage brokers, buyers, and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions and litigation

“Canton Real Estate Lawyers serving Clients in Stark County and Surrounding Areas”

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Ohio Deed Preparation & Correction

Real Estate Litigation

Ohio Oil & Gas Lease

Ohio Zoning Lawyer

Property Disputes

Foreclosure

Short Sale

Ohio Landlord / Tenant Lawyer

HOA / Covenant Violations

Commercial Real Estate

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Mortgage Closings

Florida Real Estate Transactions

Mortgage Refinance

Home Purchase

Selling a Home

Do I need a Canton Real Estate Attorney to represent me when I buy a home?

In many cases the answer is YES. Buying a home may be the largest investment you make in your lifetime. A Canton Ohio Real Estate Attorney will  guide you through the complexity of a real estate transaction. You should have a lawyer review your purchase agreement before you enter into this legally binding contract. A lawyer will review mortgage lender’s disclosures and documentation so that you know you are receiving competitive interest rates, terms and closing costs. A Canton Ohio Real Estate Attorney will  review the title insurance commitment prior to closing so that you are assured you are receiving marketable title free of encumbrances to your property. A lawyer will review the HUD-1 closing statement and mortgage loan closing documents before you sign the final mortgage loan closing documents.

Our Canton Ohio and Florida real estate lawyer conducts professional residential mortgage closings for banks, mortgage companies and cash transactions. You may also hire us to review your mortgage loan documents and closing papers prior to signing your final closing papers. Protect your financial and legal interest by having our Ohio and Florida real estate lawyer review your residential mortgage closing documents or by requesting us to close your residential mortgage closing.

Do I need a lawyer to represent me when I sell a home?

The short answer is YES. You need a lawyer to protect your legal and financial interests. Selling a home is generally a highly complex transaction containing many legal issues. A Canton Real Estate Lawyer will take the complexity out of the process and will assist through you every step of  the sale of your property.

If you are selling your home “For Sale by Owner”, you should have a lawyer draft your Real Estate Sale Agreement. Attempting to rely on store purchased real estate contracts or internet purchase agreements in order to save a few bucks could really end up costing you down the road. You should hire a professional real estate lawyer to draft your real estate contract or purchase agreement. Our Ohio Real Estate Lawyers will make sure your real estate contract contains all the the necessary legal provisions to protect your interest. An Ohio Real Estate Attorneys will ensure that you comply with State of Ohio Residential Property Disclosure requirements and Federal Lead Paint Property Disclosure requirements. Further, our lawyers will review the HUD-1 closing statement so that you receive the proper proceeds from your sale.

If you are selling your home through a real estate agent, you need a Canton Ohio Real Estate Attorney to review your listing agreement and sales contract so that you understand the contract before you enter into a legally binding obligation. A lawyer will review the title insurance commitment to discover potential problems with conveying marketable title to your buyer. You need a lawyer to review the HUD-1 closing statement so that you receive the proper proceeds from your sale.

Canton Ohio Landlord Tenant Lawyer

Our Canton Ohio Landlord Tenant Lawyers have extensive knowledge of the Ohio Landlord Tenant Act. We will draft a form lease that protects your rights without violating provisions of the Landlord Tenant Act that could render the lease void. We will provide you with important knowledge regarding security deposits and landlord & tenant obligations required under the law. We will assist you with executing a proper eviction of tenants who have breached and recover the money owed to you.

Canton, Ohio Small Business Lawyers

Our Small Business Attorneys will assist you with legalities of running a small business. We will assist you incorporation, establishing an Limited Liability Company (LLC), or other business organization most suitable for your venture. We will develop contracts and offer sound advice to protect your business dealings and transactions.

 Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Our commercial real estate attorneys located in Canton, Ohio handle complex commercial real estate transactions. We will review or draft your commercial real estate purchase agreement and asset purchase agreement. Our Canton Ohio real estate lawyers will also review your current business entity to make sure you comply with current state laws or if you do not currently have a business entity, our lawyers will help you set up your Corporation, Partnership, Limited Liability Company, or other business entity that bests suits your company’s needs.

Zoning laws or land use laws may affect your purchase or sale of commercial real estate. You need a lawyer to determine if zoning laws and land use laws will harm your commercial real estate purchase or commercial real estate sale. Declarations, restrictions and easements may also harm your commercial real estate sale or commercial real estate purchase; our real estate lawyers will review the declarations, restrictions and easements prior to your commercial real estate closing so that you do not encounter legal issues after closing.

Whether you need legal advice on a large commercial building, a small rental property, or a commercial asset purchase, our real estate lawyers will handle your transaction from start to finish.

Do I need a lawyer for a Mortgage Refinance?

Yes, if you are refinancing your current mortgage, you need a real estate lawyer to review mortgage lender’s disclosures and documentation so that you know you are receiving competitive interest rates, terms and closing costs. You also need a lawyer to review the HUD-1 closing statement and mortgage loan closing documents before you sign the final mortgage loan closing documents.

Real Estate Litigation

Our Canton Real Estate Attorneys represent individuals, lenders, developers, builders, brokers, landlords and tenants in real estate litigation. We handle all types of real estate litigation including but not limited to boundary disputes, zoning issues, foreclosure representation, disputes between buyers and sellers of real estate, disputes between landlords and tenants, claims in constructions projects, commission litigation and lender liability.

Canton, Ohio Small Business Lawyers

Our Small Business Attorneys will assist you with legalities of running a small business. We will assist you incorporation, establishing an Limited Liability Company (LLC), or other business organization most suitable for your venture. We will develop contracts and offer sound advice to protect your business dealings and transactions.

 Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Our commercial real estate attorneys located in Canton, Ohio handle complex commercial real estate transactions. We will review or draft your commercial real estate purchase agreement and asset purchase agreement. Our Canton Ohio real estate lawyers will also review your current business entity to make sure you comply with current state laws or if you do not currently have a business entity, our lawyers will help you set up your Corporation, Partnership, Limited Liability Company, or other business entity that bests suits your company’s needs.

Zoning laws or land use laws may affect your purchase or sale of commercial real estate. You need a lawyer to determine if zoning laws and land use laws will harm your commercial real estate purchase or commercial real estate sale. Declarations, restrictions and easements may also harm your commercial real estate sale or commercial real estate purchase; our real estate lawyers will review the declarations, restrictions and easements prior to your commercial real estate closing so that you do not encounter legal issues after closing.

Whether you need legal advice on a large commercial building, a small rental property, or a commercial asset purchase, our real estate lawyers will handle your transaction from start to finish.

Do I need a lawyer for a Mortgage Refinance?

Yes, if you are refinancing your current mortgage, you need a real estate lawyer to review mortgage lender’s disclosures and documentation so that you know you are receiving competitive interest rates, terms and closing costs. You also need a lawyer to review the HUD-1 closing statement and mortgage loan closing documents before you sign the final mortgage loan closing documents.

Real Estate Litigation

Our Canton Real Estate Attorneys represent individuals, lenders, developers, builders, brokers, landlords and tenants in real estate litigation. We handle all types of real estate litigation including but not limited to boundary disputes, zoning issues, foreclosure representation, disputes between buyers and sellers of real estate, disputes between landlords and tenants, claims in constructions projects, commission litigation and lender liability.