Real Estate Litigation
The attorneys at Coquina Law Group are experienced in real estate litigation. Real Estate litigation can arise from a multitude of issues such as, contractual disputes, failure to disclose, breach of warranty on title, boundary disputes, easement disputes. enforcement of covenants, conditions, & restrictions, government taking, nuisance, and trespass, etc. We routinely represent title companies, sellers, purchasers, and real estate agents in such claims and litigation.
Disputes regarding title to land often involve the title company and title insurance. Title insurance claims requires detailed insurance coverage analysis and may require a separate declaratory action for relief to determine if coverage is applicable to the claim or not.
Condominium and Homeowners Association Representation
Coquina Law Group routinely represents Home Owners Associations and Condo Associations, as well as homeowners involved in disputes with their Associations. Homeowner and Condominium Associations are governed by Florida Statutes and the individual governing documents of the Association. Navigating these laws, the obligations of the Association and fiduciary duties of its directors requires counsel with experience in complicated litigation issues as well as experience in real estate, regulations and construction. The Attorneys at Coquina law Group are competent and skilled in all of these areas.
Land Use & Zoning
Land Use and Zoning representation is essential for you to be able to develop, revise, or make changes to the use of your property. Coquina Law Group represents land owners on all land use and zoning matters from initial application through litigation. We have represented property owners seeking re-zoning of land, variances, special use permits, environmental permitting, PUD agreements and development. Land Use matters require the hiring of additional experts such as engineers and surveyors, which Coquina Law Group has fostered relationships with.
Real Estate Transactions
Real estate purchases are often the biggest purchases made by individuals and businesses and are often seen as routine and simple transactions. Although everyone usually enters these contracts with good intentions, you must be prepared for possible issues that may prevent closing or should allow for voiding of the contract. Therefore, you should be represented by an attorney when entering a contract for the sale/purchase of property. After discussing the purchase in detail with you, we will review your contract, suggest changes and go over the contract with you to ensure you are fully advised of the terms and consequences of each clause in the contract. We can draft your offer to ensure all expected contingencies are addressed. Although Real Estate transactions are routine, they may require more than a simple title search and closing.
Property purchases for business, industrial, or farms may entail Land Use & Zoning matters or specific conditional terms and contingencies in the offer to purchase. This is especially true when purchasing commercial property that may have pollution concerns from prior owners or tenants. The attorneys at Coquina Law Group routinely handle real estate matters that encompass such contingencies and due diligence.