Jacksonville Real Estate Law Attorneys
At Jimenez Law Firm, P.A., we provide aggressive and proactive legal representation to buyers, sellers, developers, investors, landlords and homeowners throughout the greater Jacksonville area in real estate transactions and real property disputes.
Real Estate Services We Offer:
Closings for Residential and Commercial Transactions
The purchase or sale of real estate is likely the largest financial transaction you will engage in during your lifetime. At Jimenez Law Firm, P.A., our attorneys have the experience to thoroughly investigate property title to ensure it is free of encumbrances, prepares documents for closing, communicates with lenders, and drafts and records deeds.
Title insurance protects the holder from a financial loss related to the ownership of a property. A lender’s policy is required and protects the mortgage lender’s financial investment in the home and property. An owner’s policy is optional and protects a buyer/owner from title defects such as unpaid taxes or assessments, forged transfers of ownership rights in the property and unintentional errors in recording or filing of documents.
At Jimenez Law Firm, P.A., our lawyers identify and correct title problems and examine title insurance policies to ensure that the property you are buying is free of all unacceptable liens, encumbrances, title defects and more.
If you own real estate there may come a time that you want to transfer the title. In most cases, you will be using a quitclaim or a warranty deed. The deed needs to be accurate and preparing them is often complicated. At Jimenez Law Firm, P.A., one of our experienced real estate attorneys will help draft the proper legal documents and record appropriate deeds until the transfer is complete.
Quiet Title Actions
A quiet title action is a lawsuit intended to clarify the ownership of real property. They are filed by the current owner of a property against any parties with a conflicting claim on the property. At Jimenez Law Firm, P.A., our lawyers help guide you through the lawsuit until a clear title is established.
Landlord and Tenant Representation
Disputes between landlords and tenants occur frequently, sometimes costing you thousands of dollars and hours of frustration. At Jimenez Law Firm, P.A., we represent both tenants and landlords in eviction disputes. We also help draft, review and negotiate your commercial or residential lease, providing you with skilled legal advice and representing you in the event of a dispute.
When someone is having difficulty paying mortgage installments they are at risk of foreclosure. Facing foreclosure can be one of the most stressful situations in a person’s life. At Jimenez Law Firm, P.A. we help relieve your stress by providing legal solutions to obtain the best possible result given your situation.
There are numerous techniques and defenses that we can invoke on your behalf to obtain dismissal of the foreclosure, reduce your payment and or principal, negotiate a short sale, or provide you with the temporary relief you may need to make alternate living arrangements.
A 1031 exchange involves swapping one investment property for another. While most exchanges are taxable as sales, if investors meet the strict requirements of a 1031 exchange, they can defer the tax on capital gains until a later date. At Jimenez Law Firm, P.A. our attorneys evaluate, advise and structure transactions to ensure that you qualify and receive the benefit of 1031 status.
To talk with a real estate lawyer regarding a transaction or dispute call our office at (904) 225-5866.