Real Estate Transactions

Joel Ruben has extensive experience in representing buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and investors in commercial and residential real estate transactions in Southern California.  Mr. Ruben understands the practical and financial aspects of real estate transactions, as well as the legal aspects. In addition, he puts to use his litigation background to draft agreements that reduce the risk of future litigation. Our services include:

Leasing — Negotiation and drafting of leases for commercial, industrial and residential properties for landlords and tenants

Purchase and Sale Transactions — Negotiation, drafting and review of contracts for the purchase and sale of commercial, industrial and residential real property

Due Diligence and Disclosures — Advising buyers how to conduct due diligence and advising sellers how to make disclosures

Real Estate Finance — Review and drafting of loan agreements and related loan documentation

Title Review and Advice — Review of preliminary title reports and underlying documents to determine which exceptions should be removed; advising buyers about the title coverage to obtain

Assistance with Closing of Commercial Transactions

Assistance with Environmental assessment of commercial and industrial property

Zoning, land use and easement issues

Construction contracts — Review and drafting of construction contracts

Entity Formation — Limited Liability Company and Limited Partnership agreements

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