Real Estate

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Goosmann Law Real Estate Attorneys represent clients in a wide variety of commercial and residential real estate transactions, from complex commercial real estate transactions to first-time purchases. We represent business owners, developers, real estate agents, engineers, architects, corporations, individuals and new property owners and have received national and local recognition or our ability to get deals closed quickly, advantageously, and efficiently.

Our Real Estate Attorneys, based in our Sioux City law firm, Sioux Falls law firm, and Omaha law firm offices advise, negotiate, draft documents, and close deals on real estate transactions involving acquisitions and dispositions, mergers, development, financing, leasing, restructuring and workouts, zoning, land use, debt, regulatory and environmental issues. In addition, our Real Estate Attorneys work with landlords, as well as commercial tenants, in matters relating to lease agreements, covenants, and collection matters.

Goosmann Law Firm can assist clients in all aspects of distressed real estate, from providing sound solutions to restructuring issues, to identifying creative opportunities to take advantage of distressed property and foreclosures. We are a law firm with a real estate and insolvency practice – an ideal combination for restructuring distressed real estate.

Our full-service law firm offers real estate closings and fixed fee title opinions to help create an easier and simpler process for you, your real estate agent, and banker.

We’ve done over two billion dollars in deals and are experienced in all aspects of the real estate industry.

Call us today to bring your real estate vision to life.

What we offer

SERVICES

Commercial Real Estate Development

Are you involved in commercial real estate? Our team of Sioux City, Sioux Falls, and Omaha attorneys can assist in both litigation and transactional matters to help you strategize and keep moving forward with your next real estate venture, or aggressively represent your interests before any administrative, local, state, or federal tribunal.

Let us assist you with any commercial transactional and/or litigation real estate matter, including but not limited to:

  • Purchases, acquisitions, disposition, and sales, including drafting, review, and all matters associated therewith
  • development
  • construction
  • financing
  • leasing
  • restructuring and workouts
  • shopping centers, condominiums, independent business sites
  • zoning
  • land use
  • farmland
  • regulatory and environmental issues
  • multi-tenant
  • 1031 exchanges
  • tax credits
  • title disputes
  • mechanics liens

Residential Purchase & Lease Agreements

When purchasing, selling, or leasing a property you need a legal agreement to help protect yourself and the property. Our residential real estate attorneys provide keen insight to help you negotiate the best deals that benefit you and save you from unnecessary litigation down the road. Our real estate attorneys are ready to answer questions from agents, lenders, or third-party vendors, as well, who are involved in residential real estate transactions. Contact our Sioux City lawyers, Sioux Falls attorneys, and Omaha lawyers today to help with your purchase and lease agreements.

Real Estate Closings

You’ve found the perfect home and it’s just right for you! Your realtor helped your search come to an end, your offer has been accepted, you’ve found a mortgage lender, gotten approved, inspections completed, or maybe you’re selling your home and ready for a new adventure! Now the final details need to come in order. Our closing team handles real estate closings as a closing agent along with other various real estate transactions such as purchase and lease agreements, title opinions and abstract review. Call us today to help you with all the legal work required for your home sale or purchase. We make the process seamless and simple so you can move on to your next new adventure. You have questions? No problem! Check out our Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Real Estate Closings above.

Title Opinions & Abstract Review

Our team of real estate attorneys is ready to review your abstract and draft your title opinions. We offer a fixed fee for all our title opinions to simplify and ease the process. We also offer assistance in helping to clear title hindrances, explain title, and negotiate title endorsements to ensure you get the protection you need on your purchase. Call us to help with your abstract review and title opinion.

Historic Redevelopment

Bringing an old building back to life should feel rewarding, noble, and put a smile on your face. We want to help bring your vision to life helping you navigate the laws of the real estate world. Give that historic building the TLC it needs and call our team of real estate attorneys today.

Investment Property

Investment properties should be an investment, not a money pit. We want to help you keep more money in your pocket so less goes down the drain. Contact us today to help with your legal needs for your investment property.

Let us assist you with:

  • Lease agreements
  • Tenant disputes
  • Property tax appeal
  • Zoning
  • Easements
  • Land use

CASE STORIES

GOOSMANN ATTORNEY REPRESENTS REAL ESTATE COMPANY AND REDUCES CLIENT PROPERTY TAX VALUATION NEARLY $2.7 MILLION

A Goosmann Attorney successfully appealed a tax assessment in the state of South Dakota for a real estate com

FAQ

PROBLEMS AND HOW WE SOLVE THEM

“I’m considering a real estate development venture and need an attorney to advise on the project. Key areas of concern may include marketability, financing, potential tax credits, engineering concerns, and likely timelines from start to finish before I purchase and begin construction.”

Our commercial real estate attorneys bring years of experience to the table in handling not only real estate transactions, but also high dollar litigation. We’ll walk you through the commercial real estate process, negotiate your contracts, protect your business interests, and provide the business acumen you need to land your deal and help you move forward in the commercial sphere. Whether it’s a quick turn key exchange or a multi-phase development project with environmental or finance hurdles, our real estate attorneys will help you cross the finish line.

“I want to appeal my commercial or residential property tax.”

Our team of attorneys can help you appeal your commercial or residential property tax. If you feel you’ve received an unfair and inaccurate property value assessment, contact us today to analyze if there may be an option for appeal.

“I own a rental property and am having problems with my tenants. What legal rights do I have to kick them out?”

If you’re a landlord, you want to avoid tenant drama as much as possible. A bad tenant can lead to disputes, profit loss on your investment property, headaches, and liability issues. When you’ve found yourself with a difficult tenant you want them out as soon as possible. Before you make a legal mistake, contact us to help navigate the laws, remain compliant, and resolve the problem.

“I’m buying a home and need someone to review my purchase agreement, abstract, and title.”

Purchasing a home can be an exciting time in life, however with it comes the stress of paperwork, inspections, moving, and possibly selling your previous home. Let us do the heavy lifting. We can review and draft your purchase agreement, abstract, and title. We also offer real estate closing services at the firm. Contact our Sioux City law firm, Sioux Falls law firm, and Omaha law firm today!

“I own a century old family farm and want to pass it on to my children, how do I divide up the farmland to my kids?”

Keeping things fair amongst the family can be difficult. It can be a touchy subject for some and we understand how important it is to you that the memories of the home stay within the family. Our real estate and estate planning attorneys work together to develop a fair plan for you and your children. Enjoy your time with your family at the farm and worry less about the future knowing you already have a plan in place. Contact our Sioux City lawyer, Sioux Falls attorney, and Omaha lawyer team today to help you pass on the family farm.

“I’m a landlord for multiple investment properties and need an attorney to protect myself and my properties from cross-over liability.”

Owning multiple investment properties is a big taking, and we are here to help protect you from tenant and property nightmares. Is your investment property costing you more money than anticipated? Contact us today to help you save money, strategize with you about investing, resolve tenant issues, look at business entity solutions, and protect your property.

I co-own a lake home property with a family friend. How do I protect myself against liability?

It’s quite common to co-own a lake property. This is a great way to enjoy the benefits of a lake home with a reduced cost. To find ways to reduce liability on a co-owned property, contact us today to help answer your questions, reduce risk, and protect your property, family, and wallet. Watch our video on co-owning property

I want to renovate a historic building for my new restaurant. What laws do I need to follow when renovating a historic building and how do I protect my business?

Restoring historic buildings is both a noble and massive undertaking. Giving a historic building a little TLC means more than a can of paint and refinished flooring. There are laws established regarding what you can and cannot do to a historic building during renovations. Our team of attorneys has experience with historic buildings and have purchased and renovated two historic downtown Sioux City buildings ourselves. Ensure your construction project is meeting code and you’re following the law. Giving an old building new life should be rewarding, not a legal nightmare! Call our Sioux City law firm, Sioux falls law firm, and Omaha law firm today to help you with the laws of your historic renovation.

“I want to buy a commercial property for my business, what legal documents do I need and what should I be looking for?”

Commercial property comes in all shapes and sizes. You want the property that will best fit you and your business. Our team of real estate attorneys has extensive experience helping you form the right entity, track down the documents that are required, and advise our clients with the best steps to purchase the right commercial property. We know the key items you should be looking and watching out for. Contact our Sioux City attorney, Sioux Falls lawyer, and Omaha attorney team to help you find the perfect property for your business and to implement the deal!

“My business is expanding and I want to develop an addition to our current building. Where do I start?”

Have you outgrown your space? We know the feeling! Developing an addition onto your current property seems like a simple task in theory; but in practice, there are numerous variables to consider. For example, some properties will require the permission of city leaders due to zoning. If you need a variance or easements for your property, contact us today. Our team of real estate attorneys will find strategic ways to meet common ground in your real estate issue.

“I’m considering a real estate development venture and need an attorney to advise on the project. Key areas of concern may include marketability, financing, potential tax credits, engineering concerns, and likely timelines from start to finish before I purchase and begin construction.”Our commercial real estate attorneys bring years of experience to the table in handling not only real estate transactions, but also high dollar litigation. We’ll walk you through the commercial real estate process, negotiate your contracts, protect your business interests, and provide the business acumen you need to land your deal and help you move forward in the commercial sphere. Whether it’s a quick turn key exchange or a multi-phase development project with environmental or finance hurdles, our real estate attorneys will help you cross the finish line.

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