Real Estate and Construction Lawyers in Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids

Any real estate matter has the potential of being complicated by disputes and legal mistakes. It is the job of an experienced real estate lawyer to make sure your real estate deal goes smoothly.

Modern commercial and residential real estate development and transactions require a keen understanding of the changing face of real estate, and the ability to find creative solutions that maximize the success of clients. At Willis Law, our lawyers practice in the area of commercial and residential real estate transactions, and related real estate litigation.

We Also Understand the Stakes in Commercial Construction Projects

Our goal is to use our practical knowledge of construction law to help your projects run smoothly and prevent disputes from arising. We are available to represent any party, including owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, traders, material suppliers, architects, engineers and others. Our attorneys represent builders and developers throughout the country as well as national construction firms in all levels of transactions and litigation.

Our West Michigan Real Estate Law Practice

As local attorneys, we know the important issues facing the local real estate market. From lakefront property developments to condominium conversions/developments, we know what is important to local property owners. Our firm represents both large corporations and private residential homeowners in transactions and litigation related to:

  • Commercial and residential purchases and sales
  • For sale by owner
  • Closing representation
  • Purchase agreement review and negotiations
  • Short sales
  • Farming land
  • Condominium development and drafting of condominium documents
  • Like-kind/1031 exchanges and reverse exchanges
  • Marketability of title and closing issues
  • Commercial leasing
  • Planning, zoning and environmental issues
  • Commercial, retail, mixed-use and residential condo, and hotel/condo developments
  • Platting
  • Brokerage and property management
  • Foreclosure, mortgages and bankruptcy issues
  • Planned unit development (PUD) planning
  • Tenancy in common (TIC) structuring
  • Critical dune issues
  • Lake Michigan and inland lake residential issues
  • Riparian rights issues
  • Property line disputes
  • Option and right of first refusal agreements
  • Architectural and design-build agreements
  • Environmental compliance
  • Tax grants and tax-exempt/advantaged development
  • Property tax appeals
  • Real estate acquisition and construction lending

We represent developers, buyers and sellers of commercial and residential property in Michigan and Florida. We will provide you with the comprehensive legal counsel.

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Helping You Achieve the Best Possible Outcome

  • Roots from a Judge

    Sons of former judges, our firm’s co-founders are deeply rooted in our community and have been exposed to the law from a young age.

  • Service to Others

    We demonstrate compassion and consideration for others, putting your needs or desires ahead of our own to treat you the way you appreciate being treated.

  • Integrity, Honesty, & Accountability

    Willis Law adheres to a code of moral and ethical standards, is truthful in all things, and takes responsibility for our actions.

  • Empathy & Kindness

    We are considerate to exemplify good work ethics. Our lawyers strive to actively participate and engage in your feelings or ideas.

  • Excellence

    Our results and behavior represent the standard to which others should strive. We conduct ourselves to the highest standards in everything we do.

  • Dependability

    We are dependable, adhere to scheduled work hours, are considerate of needs in planning time off, consistently follow policies and procedures, and exemplify good work ethics.

  • Professionalism

    We demonstrate a professional attitude, appearance, and approach, seek personal and professional improvement, and initiate opportunities to improve contributions to the firm.

  • Commitment, Dedication, & Loyalty

    We demonstrate an allegiance and faithfulness with a determination toward a common goal of attaining excellence in service. We actively promote the firm and its values.

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