Real Estate

Full-Service Real Estate Transaction and Litigation Law Firm

George & Shields, LLP is equipped to handle all of your real estate law needs. We represent clients in the purchase and sale of residential or commercial properties, the formation, financing and governance of real estate businesses and, should the need arise, real estate litigation.

Legal Acumen and Practical Experience

Partners Robert George and Tim Shields are each real estate attorneys and licensed real estate brokers who bring practical experience to bear upon any questions pertaining to real estate matters. This combination allows our firm to provide unparalleled counsel for all of your real estate needs. We advise, counsel, and represent clients in real property matters including:
  • commercial leasing agreements
  • construction and development agreements
  • financing agreements
  • the formation, sale, or dissolution of real estate businesses, including partnerships and joint ventures
  • residential leasing agreements
  • property management
  • real estate closings
  • short sales
  • foreclosures
  • acquisition or disposition agreements
Whether you are financing a commercial construction project, forming a business to buy or sell property, or need a battle-hardened litigator well-versed in real estate matters, when it comes to real estate, George & Shields, LLP can meet your needs. For more information, contact George & Shields, LLP.

News & Updates

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