Protect Your Investment with a Real Estate Attorney in Seattle, WA
Clausen Law Firm has the real estate law experience you need for your transaction. Our real estate attorney in Seattle, WA, has handled the full range of real estate issues-representing a variety of clients from all ends of the residential and commercial real estate spectrum.
Our law firm works with sellers, buyers, borrowers, lenders, investors, renters, and landlords to efficiently handle the most complex real estate transactions. While we always work to resolve disputes out of court, we are seasoned litigators who have represented clients in real estate disputes throughout Washington State.
Clausen Law Firm is an attorney-member of the Commercial Brokers Association and the Associated Builders and Contractors trade associations.
Real Estate Law Services
Purchase and Sale Representation
Working with buyers, sellers and agents, we have developed expertise in drafting complex purchase documentation that reflect the parties' interests and agreement. We also work with title companies, escrow agents, lenders and government agencies to ensure that our clients interests' are protected.
Residential Landlord-Tenant Issues
Most of the residential-side disputes we handle have some unusual aspect that requires highly specific expertise in real estate law. Our landlord-tenant lawyer has taken disputes to trial and writs of restitution (the official term for sheriff's eviction) and have effectively advised our clients each step of the way.
Our real estate lawyer has negotiated extensive commercial leases, from simple office and retail-space transactions to complex leases with national commercial businesses. We have extensive experience in dealing with tenants displaced by government condemnation actions. We also work with property managers to ensure satisfactory commercial landlord-tenant relationships.
Construction and Development
We work with developers and landowners on contract drafting and negotiation, title issues and construction issues. We have special expertise in advising homeowners undergoing custom construction projects and have guided clients from purchase and feasibility reviews to final punch lists. For more information, see our Construction practice area.
Liens, Deeds of Trust and Foreclosure
Our experience in construction law has given us an extensive background in the various forms of liens, the priority issues between competing lien holders and the processes by which lien issues are resolved. We have moved to protect clients' interests in both judicial and non-judicial foreclosures. We have also represented creditor clients through the process of a sheriff's sale and post-sale issues. Our attorneys have drafted specialized deeds of trust to secure loans for property and other purposes.
Most commercial and development land ownership today is done by owners creating specific limited liability companies (LLCs). We are able to get a limited liability company created in as little as 24 hours. We also work with groups of owners and investors on how to structure real estate LLCs and about their rights as members of an LLC. For more information, see our Small Business practice area.
Boundary Line Issues and Other Property Owner Disputes
Few disputes can be as contentious and personal as disputes between neighboring property owners. We have advised dozens of clients on fence location and adverse possession claims and the trespass and other issues that accompany them. Our real estate attorney also has extensive experience with neighbor disputes arising from natural causes, such as drainage water issues, landslides, and easements.