Byers & Taylor

The Texas real estate industry is different than anywhere else in the country. The Attorneys at Byers & Taylor represent all types of property owners, lenders, and other interested parties from all over the State of Texas, the country, and the world who are all attracted to the unique opportunities that the Texas market has to offer. Attorneys in our firm provide skilled counsel over an extensive range of legal services to individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, and non-profit corporations. 

Navigating through the complexities involved in various aspects under this broad umbrella term “Real Estate Law”can be overwhelming and fraught with potential legal pitfalls .That is why it is crucial to have a trusted and experienced real estate attorney by your side. We can provide valuable guidance, protect your interests, and ensure that you are in compliance with all applicable laws while navigating the complexities of real estate law.

Whether they are real estate brokers, financial institutions, developers, builders, real estate agents, or individual buyers and sellers; our attorneys regularly represent clients in a full range of services including:

Commercial Acquisitions and Sales

As experts in the field of Commercial Acquisitions and Sales, The Attorneys at Byers and Taylor have established themselves as a reliable and trustworthy partner for businesses seeking legal guidance in these complex transactions. With a deep understanding of the intricacies involved in commercial real estate deals, we are able to provide comprehensive advice on everything from due diligence to negotiation strategies. 

Our attention to detail and commitment to achieving favorable outcomes for our clients sets us  apart in the competitive world of commercial law. Whether you are looking to expand your portfolio through strategic acquisitions or navigate the challenges of selling a property, we have the expertise needed to guide you through every step of the process with confidence and ease. 

Trusting your commercial transactions to us ensures that your interests will be protected and your goals achieved with precision and professionalism.

Residential Acquisitions and Sales

Residential Acquisitions and Sales are complex legal transactions that require the expertise of seasoned professionals. We specialize in guiding clients through every step of the process, ensuring a smooth and successful transaction. 

With years of experience in real estate law, we have a deep understanding of the intricacies involved in residential acquisitions and sales. We pride themselves on providing personalized service tailored to each client’s unique needs. Whether you are buying or selling a home, trust us to protect your interests and ensure a seamless transaction from start to finish.

Zoning 

Zoning regulations play a crucial role in shaping the landscape of communities, determining where residential, commercial, and industrial developments can be located. With ever-changing laws and ordinances governing land use, it is essential to have legal guidance from experienced professionals. 

Specializing in navigating the complex world of zoning regulations, our attorneys provide expert advice and representation to developers, property owners, and municipalities alike. Whether you are seeking a variance for your property or need assistance with rezoning efforts, the attorneys at Byers and Taylor are dedicated to helping clients achieve their goals while ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Trusting your zoning matters to us ensures that your interests are protected every step of the way.

Building and Ground Leases

Building and Ground Leases are crucial components of real estate transactions and at Byers and Taylor and we have extensive experience in providing top-notch services in this area. With our expertise in handling various legal matters related to leases, clients can trust that they will receive comprehensive guidance throughout the entire process. 

Whether it involves drafting lease agreements, negotiating terms with landlords or tenants, or resolving disputes that may arise, we are dedicated to ensuring that our clients interests are protected at all times. Our attention to detail and commitment to delivering personalized solutions make them a trusted choice for those seeking reliable legal representation in building and ground lease matters. Rest assured that with the Attorneys at Byers and Taylor on your side, you can navigate the complexities of leasing agreements with confidence.

Landlord – Tenant Disputes 

Landlord-Tenant Disputes are a common issue that many individuals face when renting property. Byers and Taylor attorneys at law understand the complexities and challenges that come with these disputes, which is why we offer comprehensive services to help their clients navigate through such situations. 

With our expertise in landlord-tenant law, we work diligently to protect the rights of both landlords and tenants involved in the dispute. We provide legal advice, negotiate on behalf of our clients, draft lease agreements, represent them in court proceedings if necessary, and ensure that all parties adhere to the terms outlined in the lease agreement. Doing this by achieving fair resolutions for their clients while upholding professionalism and integrity in every step of the process. 

Drafting and Interpreting Restrive Covenants 

Drafting and Interpreting Restrictive Covenants is a specialized service provided by us, catering to clients seeking comprehensive legal guidance in navigating complex contractual agreements. With years of experience and expertise in this area, the team of dedicated Attorneys at Byers and Taylor meticulously draft restrictive covenants tailored to meet the unique needs of each client. These legally binding agreements serve as invaluable tools for protecting intellectual property rights, safeguarding trade secrets, and preventing unfair competition. 

Furthermore, our adeptness in interpreting restrictive covenants ensures that clients fully understand their rights and obligations under these agreements, thereby minimizing potential disputes or breaches down the line. Whether it be non-compete clauses, confidentiality provisions, or non-solicitation agreements, we possess the knowledge and skills necessary to provide sound legal advice on all matters related to drafting and interpreting restrictive covenants.

Landowner Disputes 

Landowner disputes can often be complex and emotionally charged legal matters that require the expertise of experienced attorneys. The Attorneys at Byers and Taylor specialize in providing comprehensive services to clients facing landowner disputes. 

Whether it involves boundary disagreements, easement issues, or disputes over property rights, their team of skilled lawyers is dedicated to representing their clients’ best interests. We are well-versed in real estate law and have a proven track record of successfully resolving landowner disputes through strategic negotiation or aggressive litigation when necessary. Clients can trust in the professionalism and dedication of Byers and Taylor attorneys to guide them through the legal process with integrity and skill.

Faq’s
Frequently Asked Questions about Real Estate Law

Real estate law can be a complex and daunting subject for many people, especially for those who are buying or selling a property for the first time. In order to help you better understand this area of law, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions about real estate law. By gaining a better understanding of these key concepts, you can navigate the complexities of real estate law with confidence.

1
What is real estate law?
Real estate law is the body of legal regulations that governs various aspects of residential and commercial properties. This includes laws related to buying and selling properties, leasing agreements, property ownership rights, zoning regulations, and more.
2
Do I need an attorney when buying or selling a property?
While it is not legally required to hire an attorney when buying or selling a property, it is highly recommended. An experienced real estate attorney can guide you through the entire process, review all contracts and documents, negotiate on your behalf, and ensure that your interests are protected throughout the transaction.
3
What is the role of a title search in real estate transactions?
A title search is conducted to determine if there are any existing liens or claims on the property being bought or sold. This helps identify any potential issues that may affect ownership rights over the property.
4
What is escrow?
Escrow refers to an arrangement where a neutral third party holds onto funds or documents until both parties involved in a transaction fulfill their obligations. In real estate transactions, escrow often involves holding funds until all conditions specified in the contract have been met.
5
Can I back out of a purchase agreement after signing it?
In most cases yes; however there may be financial consequences depending on what stage of the transaction you are in and certain contingencies included in your contract. It's important to consult with an attorney before making any decisions regarding backing out of a purchase agreement.
6
What is a property disclosure statement?
A property disclosure statement is a document that outlines any known issues or defects with the property being sold. It is typically required by law and failure to disclose important information can result in legal consequences.

Navigating the complexities of real estate law can be overwhelming, but with the help of experienced attorneys like Byers and Taylor, you can have peace of mind knowing that your interests are protected throughout any real estate transaction. We hope these frequently asked questions have provided some clarity on this topic, but should you have any further concerns or inquiries, do not hesitate to reach out to our team for personalized assistance.
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