Birmingham and Blount County Real Estate Lawyers
Acting as your advocates and problem solvers in Birmingham and Blount County, Alabama
At King, Green, & Dobson, LLC, we strive to provide professional and compassionate service to each of our clients. We take the time to understand your specific needs and collaborate with you to develop a successful plan. Real estate transactions can be complex and lengthy. Our attention to detail and client-focused practice distinguish us from other law firms.
Vigorous representation for a variety of real estate issues
Real estate law encompasses a wide range of personal and commercial transactions involving both individuals and businesses. Our real estate attorneys regularly assist clients with such issues as:
• Executing and recording deeds
• Real estate transfers
• Land transactions
• Investigating the marketability of a title
• Homestead exemption
• Landlord-tenant disputes
• Residential and commercial leasing
• Tax and zoning issues
Sellers of real property may be required to disclose property defects to potential buyers; however, some insurance companies require a Seller’s Property Condition Disclosure Statement.There are a number of state and federal laws that govern real estate transactions. Alabama law provides that any person who is at least 19-years-old and with sufficient capacity may convey property by deed or will. The Statute of Frauds requires all real property contracts to be in writing. In Alabama, the contracting party and at least one witness must also sign conveyances. Conveyances must also be properly recorded.
In Alabama, real estate brokers have specific duties and responsibilities. Brokers must handle all offers and counteroffers and answer all questions relating to the transaction. Additional real estate laws that you may encounter include:
• Alabama Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act — This act governs all residential rental agreements between landlords and tenants.
• Federal Fair Housing Act — Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion or national origin in all real estate transactions.
The attorneys at our Birmingham law firm guide you through the real estate process efficiently and successfully.
Contact a trusted law firm with a proven track record of success
At King, Green, & Dobson, LLC, we represent individuals and businesses for all their residential and commercial real estate needs. Our offices are conveniently located in Birmingham and Blount County. Contact us online or call us at 205.937.3687 to schedule a consultation with one of our qualified legal professionals.