Real Estate

Regardless of whether you are buying, selling, or leasing, any transaction involving real estate includes a significant investment and can drastically impact your financial position for years to come. To protect your investment, realize the benefits you are seeking, and avoid the countless issues and pitfalls that can arise in a real estate transaction, it is important to have legal representation throughout the process. The legal consequences from mistakes, omissions, or not understanding the transaction as a whole during this process can be incredibly costly down the road. Buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants need technical advice about their rights and responsibilities.

How We Can Help

The experienced attorneys at Wold Johnson provide tailored representation on transactions of all sizes, scopes, and levels of complexity. Our lawyers have represented numerous clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions in Minnesota and North Dakota over many years. Whether you are a buyer, seller, landlord, or tenant, our legal professionals take a personalized, detail-oriented approach to help clients understand their rights and obligations and safeguard their interests. We can assist at any stage in the transaction or dispute. In other words, we can do as much or as little as each client needs.

We represent clients across the full spectrum of real estate matters, including but not limited to:

  • Document Negotiation. We draft, negotiate, and review purchase agreements, deeds, construction liens, easements, covenants, design and construction agreements, letters of intent, assignments, option agreements, cancellation agreements, and other documents required in connection with a closing, as well as any other contracts required in connection with, or unique to, a transaction.
  • Document Review. Clients frequently seek our advice with existing leases and contracts analysis, lien and litigation searches; abstract review, title issues, zoning, and survey review; physical, environmental and land use due diligence; and corporate authority concerns.
  • Litigation. Our litigation attorneys have handled complex claims and litigation matters involving the various aspects of real estate and real estate transactions. These matters have involved construction liens, contractor-subcontractor disputes, quiet title actions, contract disputes involving the sale or leasing of real property, eminent domain, and declaratory judgments. Our litigation attorneys are also knowledgeable about the various alternative dispute resolution tools and are aggressive in recommending and pursuing such alternatives when they are in the best interests of the client.

Our goal is to provide time-sensitive, cost-effective legal representation
on all types of real estate matters for each client.