Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law Do you need help negotiating or drafting an Easement or a Right of Way? You have come to the right place. We have worked on hundreds of easements. Call us today for a consultation to discuss your matter. The Law of Easements is complex and includes many specialized terms. Below is a brief outline of the major areas that we frequently encounter when assisting clients with easements. Read More…

Landlord/tenant laws govern landlord tenant interactions involving rental property. Issues such as security deposits, rent, abandoned property, and landlord access to an apartment are frequent points of contention between landlords and tenants. Maine has specific rules that must be followed when entering into a landlord tenant relationship, whether or not the tenancy is an at will tenancy, or a lease tenancy. Regardless of your issue, the attorneys at Griffin & Jordan are ready to help you navigate the legal landscape. Read more…

Real Estate Law Securing your interests when lending money for a Maine land transaction is crucial to your ability to collect on the debt in the future should the need arise. Don’t find out that you did the mortgage incorrectly when it comes time to foreclosure. We are ready to help you protect your investment or foreclose to try to recoup a debt owed to you. Read more…

The first step in any land transaction is negotiating the Purchase and Sale Agreement. When a property is listed on the market in Maine, a potential buyer will typically submit an offer in the form of a purchase and sale agreement that lists the terms that are proposed. These terms include any aspect of a deal that is important to one party or the other. Notably, under the Maine Statute of Frauds, all real estate transactions must be in writing and must identify the price, parties, and property, in order to be enforceable. Read more…

At Griffin & Jordan we are pleased to help you with your title and closing. In general there are two types of closing transactions. Financed transfers and cash sales with no lender involved. As a part of your Financed transfer your lender will provide you with estimated closing costs. Both types of transactions have similar fees associated with them and include… Read more…