Real Estate

REAL ESTATE DECISIONS, CHOICES AND OPTIONS – PART III

We’ve been discussing options that commonly arise in real estate leases and purchase transactions. Previously we dealt with option negotiation strategies, after the option is negotiated, and real estate purchase options. RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL Tenants have at times successfully negotiated a right of first refusal to purchase the underlying property. Landlord/owners may be more …

REAL ESTATE DECISIONS, CHOICES AND OPTIONS – PART II

We’ve been discussing options that commonly arise in real estate leases and purchase transactions.  Previously we dealt with option negotiation strategies. AFTER THE OPTION IS NEGOTIATED After the option is negotiated and time for the exercise of the option arises, the tenant can use the exercise of the option as a bargaining chip. Landlords generally …

REAL ESTATE DECISIONS, CHOICES AND OPTIONS – PART I

  Options are used in a variety of business and commercial transactions. One may be familiar with stock options, employment options, purchase options and others.  Options commonly arise in real estate leases and purchase transactions as well.  Whether you are a landlord, owner, tenant, buyer or seller, decisions, choices and opportunities are presented in every …

Buyer’s Assignment Of Rights Under A Real Estate Contract

At the time of purchasing real estate, whether it be residential, commercial or vacant land, the ultimate buyer may not be identified at the time the offer is made.  Considerations such as tax issues, liability issues, financing issues, investor issues and estate planning issues may determine the ultimate owner of the property.  Where there are …