Montgomery County, PA Residential Real Estate Attorney

Serving Pennsylvania
Buying and Selling Residential Real Estate

Buying or selling a home can be very exciting, as it often represents a new chapter in one’s life. However, there are many legalities involved in any real estate transaction. Pennsylvania’s real estate transactions can be complex, hectic, and sometimes overwhelming. Buyers and sellers should be aware of their rights in any real estate transaction and should seek the guidance of an experienced real estate attorney to help guide them through the process. An experienced attorney can also ensure that the client’s rights are protected in every step of the transaction. The residential real estate attorneys at Friedman Schuman have over 40 years of experience representing clients as they navigate through real estate transactions. If you need strong legal representation, contact Friedman Schuman today to schedule a consultation.

Our residential real estate services

Purchasing a home is often the biggest investment of one’s life. Clients in Pennsylvania who are considering buying or selling a home should take steps to protect themselves throughout the process. It is important that before signing a contract to buy or sell property in Pennsylvania, you have an experienced attorney review the contract. Of course, reviewing a contract is only one part of a real estate attorney’s job. Friedman Schuman provides a variety of services to assist clients during a residential real estate transaction, some of which include:

  • Buying a home
  • Selling a home
  • For Sale By Owner purchases
  • Short Sales
  • Double Closings

Common legal issues in real estate

As exciting as buying or selling a home can be, it can also be the source of many complications. Real estate transactions don’t always go without disagreement or difficulty, especially because so much money is on the line and people often place a high emotional value on their homes. Some of the issues that may require an attorney in a real estate transaction can include:

  • Negotiations
  • Mandatory Disclosures
  • Real Estate Scams
  • Liability of zoning or other code violations
  • Closings
  • Liens
  • Mortgage Contingencies
  • Concession

For more information on buying a home in Pennsylvania, feel free to read our Complete Guide to Buying a Home in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Contact an experienced Montgomery County real estate attorney

When clients in Pennsylvania need an attorney to guide them through real estate transactions, they can turn to Friedman Schuman. We understand the complications that often arise and our attorneys strive to make the process as easy as possible. We know that buyers and sellers are eager to move on to the next chapter in life and we want to help get you there. Our firm has over 40 years of experience providing buyers and sellers of residential property with quality legal assistance. If you are considering buying or selling in Pennsylvania, contact Friedman Schuman today to schedule a consultation.

Our Real Estate Success Stories

Facilitated a unique partnership between local municipalities and a private developer to improve telecommunication infrastructure construction and development process.

Successfully secured zoning and land development for an 85-unit age-restricted housing complex in Elkins Park for Federation Housing.

Represented a synagogue in a landmark federal case with claims based on violations of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA).

Represented a regional commercial developer in all aspects of the development of several large shopping center projects and a multitude of free-standing retail properties.

Represented a charitable organization in the purchase, financing, and zoning of the Elkins Estate, a venerable 42-acre landmark.

Represented a regional commercial real estate investment partnership in connection with the acquisition and financing of a portfolio of retail drug store properties.

Represented landlords in the negotiation of leases and operation and easement agreements with some of the nation’s largest “big box” retailers such as Lowes, Wal-Mart, Best-Buy, Barnes & Noble, Sports Authority and Old Navy.

$5 million settlement and a court-ordered receivership in a partnership dispute concerning a real estate development and management company.

Represented buyer in acquisition and financing of 31,000 square-foot office building

Represented seller of $15,000,000 apartment complex in Central Pennsylvania

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