Olmsted & Wilson, P.A. provides full-service representation in the transactional aspects of all phases of real property acquisition, financing, development and ownership. We serve buyers and sellers of real property, lenders, borrowers, developers, joint venturers, realtors, contractors, and commercial landlords and tenants in the full spectrum of real estate work. The following overview provides more detailed information on the firm's specific experience in real estate transactional matters.
- Residential and commercial closings
- Contract preparation
- Title Insurance
- Representing buyers, sellers & lenders
Real Property Acquisitions and Sales
We represent buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of developed and undeveloped real property. Our services include the drafting and negotiation of letters of intent and purchase and sale agreements; drafting and negotiation of broker's commission and listing agreements; title review and analysis; issuance of title insurance; assistance in due diligence and analysis of property to be acquired; and all other matters necessary to take a transaction from a concept to a closing.
We represent borrowers and lenders in many types of financing arrangements, including property acquisition loans, construction and development loans, take-out and permanent financing, seller carry-back loans, and institutional loans. Our services include negotiation and drafting of loan documents, including loan agreements, promissory notes, mortgages, security agreements, guaranties, hazardous materials agreements, collateral assignments of leases and all other instruments which are a part of secured lending; title review and analysis; and other due diligence matters relating to lending transactions. We also have experience in representing borrowers and lenders in loan work-outs, restructuring, and loan extensions and modifications.
In connection with the construction of new residences and buildings, and their improvement or alteration, our real estate-related services involve the negotiation, documentation, amendment and enforcement of construction contracts and agreements between owners and architects, including general contractor agreements, subcontractor agreements, interior design, and other similar agreements. We also counsel owners and contractors in connection with Florida’s Construction Lien Law.
Leasing and Property Management
Our firm has experience in the representation of clients in all areas of landlord-tenant law. That experience includes drafting of commercial leases and representing commercial landlords and developers in disputes concerning breaches of covenants involving payment of rent, keeping the property free of liens, repairing and maintaining, and the like.