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 real estate law 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 the rental property. Issues such as security deposits, rent, abandoned property, and landlord access to an apartment are frequent contention points 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. Regardless of your issue, the real estate law 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 important to one party or the other. Notably, under the Maine Statute of Frauds, all real estate transactions must be in writing and identify the price, parties, and property 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. As a part of a Financed transfer, your lender will provide you with estimated closing costs. Both types of transactions have similar fees associated with them. Read More.