Real Estate, Land Use and Property Rights

Commercial Real Estate

Our attorneys are experienced in the drafting and negotiation of commercial real estate projects. We have experience in handling unique and difficult real estate issues for virtually any type of property. Our services cover real estate projects including office buildings, apartment complexes, shopping centers, emergency care centers and residential lot and subdivision developments. We negotiate and draft contracts with real estate buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, contractors, and leasing agents. Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience in acquisitions and sales, title insurance, real estate finance, licensing, zoning, expropriation, subdivision and development ordinances, land use and property rights. We work closely with our clients to provide timely and effective results for all parties to the transaction.

Residential Real Estate

The attorneys and closing specialists at Hargrove, Smelley & Strickland provide professional title and closing services, including settlement & escrow services, for residential closings. We provide professional real estate services, including the purchase or sale of your home, refinancing, or any other property transactions such as successions, contract preparation and disputes, donations, exchanges and transfers.

Title Insurance

Legacy Land & Title, L.L.C. is our firm’s in-house title insurance agency for Commercial and Residential closings, providing added security for our real estate clients. We provide professional real estate closing services in connection with commercial and residential real estate transactions of any size or complexity. Legacy Land & Title, L.L.C. is a registered agent for First American Title Insurance Company, and issues title insurance commitments and policies to lenders and owners. Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined title examination experience, improving the efficiency and value of these transactions, providing for organized closings for all parties to the transaction, including sellers, purchasers, owners, lenders, lessors, and lessees.