Real Estate

Real estate law can be complicated and time-consuming; Fields & McLaurin is here to help you navigate through the ins and outs of property law. Whether you are buying or selling a home, in a real estate law dispute, or contemplating a real estate transaction, we can explain your rights to you and help you every step of the way.

Closings—Closing is a simple word for a complex process – a process that we are extremely familiar with. We make sure your closing proceedings go as smoothly as possible and that all problems are kept to a minimum. At the closing, we will explain the numerous loan and closing documents signed by buyer and seller, collect and distributes all funds, and ensure your closing is properly conducted. After the closing, we process the loan funding, perform a title rundown to ensure there are no changes in the title, records the deed, mortgage and other recordable instruments.

Title insurance – Title insurance protects the person buying a piece of property from any losses that result from a dispute in property ownership. This one-time payment assures that the buyer of the property has good, clear and marketable title that is free from defects. Title insurance protects you against a problem with the title that may arise due to something that is not in the public record.

Deed preparation – Whether you want to transfer your property to a purchaser or to your child for estate planning purposes, we can help. With our deed preparation services, we will make sure that the deed is properly drafted to suit your needs and that it contains the necessary clauses to protect you as a seller.

Real estate litigation – We have the skills and experience to resolve your real estate disputes –whether it involves purchase and sale contracts, partnership disputes, claims involving breach of fiduciary duty, commercial leases, property insurance, property tax assessments, design and construction defects, we will proactively address your litigation needs.