Real world experience is crucial to thoroughly understand a client’s needs in any area and this is particularly true with real estate law. Without such practical knowledge, it can be difficult for an attorney to fully comprehend a client’s needs.
Stout Law believes that to provide exceptional service we must assess both the meaning of the law and its practical application. As a result, Stout Law is excited to offer real estate legal services because we possess an exceptional breadth of such real-world real estate experience.
We have experience as real estate investors, landlords, property managers, as a real estate agent, a real estate broker, and a licensed residential contractor.
Our complimentary consultation process is an excellent opportunity for Stout Law to learn a client’s goals while also intently listening for legal pitfalls that may not be on a client’s radar.
These consultations often involve clients looking to purchase their first investment property with a request for us to draft and/or review a purchase agreement.
We also frequently incorporate extensive conversations on strategies to limit the client’s liability in holding investment properties including a double liability shield and the process for drafting an effective operating agreement.
We also discussed how to best deed a property after purchase including applicable estate planning strategies.
Furthermore, we frequently discuss the importance of having a comprehensive lease package, how to properly screen prospective tenants, what notices to use when a tenant does not perform, details on the legal process to pursue tenant performance and/or evictions, how to select a property manager, how to reduce the administrative and cost burdens associated with holding multiple properties, the ideal insurance coverage to consider, and how to determine whether post purchase goals were limited by applicable zoning ordinances -- among numerous other similar real estate related topics.
Our prospective clients often go on to interview other potential real estate attorneys, which we commonly suggest. We understand that we may not always be the best fit, and we are ultimately interested in a client receiving the best legal representation available to their specific needs.
Clients frequently follow up after such interviews to engage Stout Law. A recent client stated that no other attorney had such a comprehensive understanding of their needs – even needs that they did not know they had – and they were quite happy to have us on their team. Of course, such statements are music to our ears as we greatly enjoy providing exceptional service to our real estate clients.
Call us 24/7 at (616) 724-0346 or fill out the form below to receive a free and confidential initial consultation.