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Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania

Real Estate Law


Real Estate Law

Real estate law encompasses a broad range of legal issues related to properties, land, and real estate transactions. It governs the ownership, use, and transfer of real property, which includes both residential and commercial properties. Real estate law is vital for safeguarding property rights, resolving disputes, and ensuring that real estate transactions are conducted legally and fairly. Some key areas covered by real estate law include:

  1. Property Ownership: This aspect of real estate law defines the various forms of property ownership, such as sole ownership, joint tenancy, tenancy in common, and community property.

  2. Real Estate Transactions: Real estate law governs the buying, selling, and leasing of properties. It involves the drafting and review of purchase agreements, lease agreements, and other related contracts.

  3. Title and Deeds: Title refers to the legal ownership of a property, and deeds are legal documents that transfer property ownership from one party to another. Real estate law ensures that titles are clear and that deeds are valid and properly recorded.

  4. Zoning and Land Use: This aspect of real estate law deals with regulations regarding how properties can be used and developed. Zoning laws designate areas for residential, commercial, industrial, or agricultural purposes.

  5. Eminent Domain: Eminent domain allows the government to take private property for public use, but it requires just compensation to the property owner. Real estate law governs the process and ensures fair compensation.

  6. Real Estate Disputes: Disputes can arise between property owners, tenants, landlords, or developers. Real estate law helps resolve conflicts related to property boundaries, landlord-tenant disputes, construction defects, and more.


Real estate law is complex, and its nuances can vary significantly by jurisdiction. Leeson & Leeson has the knowledge and experience to navigate the intricacies of real estate transactions and disputes. Buying, selling, or leasing a property involves various contracts and legal documents. It is important to speak with an attorney from Leeson & Leeson so that they can review these documents to ensure your rights are protected and can draft agreements tailored to your specific needs. Leeson & Leeson has experience conducting thorough title searches to ensure there are no liens or other encumbrances on the property. This helps prevent unexpected issues after the purchase. Moreover, real estate transactions must comply with various federal, state, and local laws. Our real estate practice has the experience and knowledge to ensure that all legal requirements are met, reducing the risk of future legal problems. Whether you are buying, selling, or facing a real estate dispute, having a litigation attorney from Leeson & Leeson on your side can also strengthen your position during negotiations and advocate for your best interests. If a real estate dispute arises, Leeson & Leeson can represent you in negotiations, mediation, or court proceedings to protect your rights and seek a favorable resolution.


Real estate investments involve significant financial commitments. Leeson & Leeson can help identify and mitigate potential risks, protecting your investment. Engaging a real estate attorney provides peace of mind, knowing that your interests are safeguarded, and you have a legal expert guiding you through the process.


Real estate law is a complex and multifaceted area of legal practice that affects property owners, buyers, sellers, and investors. Hiring an experienced real estate attorney at Leeson & Leeson is crucial to navigate this complex legal landscape, protect your rights, and ensure smooth and successful real estate transactions.

Over fifty years ago the Leeson law practice was built on three fundamental pillars that continue to guide the law firm today: the deliberate commitment to the growth and development of others, an unwavering dedication to integrity, and a dedication to strong work ethic. Clients who seek legal services from Leeson & Leeson will be provided with legal services that meet, or exceed, the levels of proficiency that the Leeson family has maintained for the last fifty years.

Leeson & Leeson represents people throughout all of Eastern Pennsylvania, including those in Lehigh, Northampton, Bucks, Schuylkill, Carbon, and Monroe counties. Leeson & Leeson's law office is conveniently located in the heart of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. If you are in need of an experienced litigation lawyer, be sure to contact the legal team at Leeson & Lesson today.

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