Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law

The Saldaña Law Group is a full-service real estate department, with both transactional and litigation expertise. The Saldaña Law Group frequently works closely with brokers, accountants and other financial advisors on matters involving both commercial and residential properties.

The firm has structured and documented numerous purchases and sales of real property, including seller-financed and multi-party transactions. These transactions have involved many diverse types of properties, including commercial and industrial buildings, shopping centers, apartment buildings, condominium developments and income properties, as well as hotels, motels, restaurants, hospitals and medical buildings. The firm’s involvement often entails all aspects of the transaction, from the initial negotiation and preparation of documents through the financing, construction, syndication and closing phases.

Developer, broker and investor clients are counseled and assisted in the acquisition of apartment buildings. We also advise our clients on ongoing matters relating to condominium and cooperative projects, including the creation, restructuring and interpretation of declarations of covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&R’s) and representation of developers and homeowners’ associations in negotiations and disputes.

The diverse experience of the Saldaña Law Group in real estate, corporate and general business matters as well as litigation related thereto assures full service representation with respect to real estate ownership by individuals, partnerships or corporations. We have also been actively involved in limited partnerships and other types of syndications, often involving multi-owner developments.

The firm also advises clients on all forms of commercial leasing, including leasing of shopping centers, office buildings and other investment properties. Leases are significant and complex financial transactions for both landlords and tenants, including insurance issues. The firm’s capabilities extend to negotiating and drafting, analyzing and negotiating sale and leaseback contracts, ground leases and other types of leases on behalf of both landlords and tenants.

Clients are often assisted in connection with the acquisition, sale or lease of their personal family residence. Services typically involve analysis of the economics of the transaction, compliance with recent disclosure statutes and regulations and analysis of financing and tax consequences.

The firm has considerable experience in representing individual, partnership and corporate borrowers in a multitude of loan transactions. Such services relate to all phases of the transaction – negotiation and documentation of the loan package, resolution of collateral, survey and title matters, environmental issues and coordination of complicated multi-party closings in escrowed and non-escrowed transactions.


Real Estate – The Saldaña Law Group’s real estate department represents individuals and businesses in the following areas:


  • Acquisition and Sale, Development and Construction
  • Commercial Financing
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Debt Financing and Lending
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • Unlawful Detainers