Real Estate

Scope of Practice

Attorneys in our Real Estate Practice Group combine an extensive knowledge of commercial and residential real estate transactions with a high level of proficiency in secured transactions and bankruptcy to provide effective counsel to our commercial and residential real estate clients.

  • Commercial Real Estate

We can help with: drafting and negotiation of commercial leases; the sale, purchase, and development of commercial and residential property, including drafting and negotiation of offers to purchase and construction contracts; like-kind property exchanges (Section 1031 exchange); the formation of condominium associations and representation of their interests in such matters as insurance questions and governance; commercial property sale, purchase and development transactions; tax issues; construction liens (private and public projects); and complex real estate litigation

  • Landlord-Tenant Law

Our attorneys are very experienced in landlord-tenant law, with a particular emphasis on landlord and management company representation.  We represent property owners and landlords owning or operating a variety of properties, including single-unit residential rental properties, as well as large, multi-unit residential and commercial properties throughout Wisconsin.

  • Financial Institutions and Real Estate Services

We provide a full range of legal services related to real estate financing, including conventional term loans, construction financing, syndicated credit, acquisition and sale of loans, and subordinate and mezzanine financing. We have extensive experience representing both borrowers and lenders in workouts of managed assets. We can assist you with negotiation and enforcement of loan agreements, promissory notes, personal guarantees, leases, and other credit obligations. 



How to Jointly Own Real Property Newsletter (By William A. Abbott) Dane County Register of Deeds

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What Can Delay A Foreclosure?

In most cases, the foreclosure procedure works exactly as intended. However, anyone contemplating the acceptance of an obligation secured by a lien on real estate should be aware that a simple and inexpensive foreclosure is not guaranteed. (Newsletter by William A. Abbott)

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