The Real Estate Practice Group at Wilmer & Lee, P.A. has extensive experience in handling commercial and residential real estate transactions in Alabama, particularly across the Tennessee Valley.

Commercial Real Estate
We assist clients in the acquisition, development, and sale of commercial properties, including farms, timberland, undeveloped land, recreational property, waterfront property, apartments, office buildings, industrial properties, hotels, retail properties, mixed use properties, etc.  The scope of our representation in this area involves a broad array of services from the initial contract negotiations and drafting, title examination, survey review, providing assistance with due diligence investigations, drafting leases, tenant estoppels and subordination and non-disturbance agreements and other transactional related documents, through the ultimate closing of the transaction. We also participate in the development and subdivision of property, including the provision of title opinions to the municipalities, drafting restrictive covenants and easements and establishing owner associations.

Eminent Domain (Condemnation)
Wilmer & Lee, P.A. represents governmental entities and landowners in condemnation proceedings involving the acquisition of roadways, power transmission lines, water and sewer lines and other public uses.  Our Group also represents landowners in inverse condemnation cases and parties filing suits for private access to landlocked property.

The Real Estate Practice Group represents landlords and tenants in the drafting of commercial lease agreements.  We also represent Landlords in drafting residential leases and the filing of evictions and ejectment actions for the recovery of real property.

Our Group represents local, regional and national lenders in the financing of farms, timberland, recreational property, apartments, office buildings, industrial properties, hotels, retail properties, mixed use properties, condominiums and other commercial properties, including residential development financing, condominium developments, commercial construction lending and new home construction lending for homebuilders.  We also represent borrowers in the negotiation of commercial real estate loan documentation with traditional lending institutions, insurance companies and individual lenders.

Residential Real Estate
The focus of the Real Estate Practice Group in the residential arena is closing home loans on behalf of national and local lenders.  Our group also helps negotiate sale contracts, including the settlement of contract disputes, between purchasers and sellers.

Title Insurance
The Firm is an authorized title agent for Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, First American Title Insurance Company and Mississippi Valley Title Insurance Company.

Related Services
In conjunction with our Litigation Group, we advise and represent clients in matters involving boundary line disputes, suits for division, contract disputes, suits to quiet title, judicial foreclosures, title disputes, and brokerage disputes.