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Portland Real Estate Attorneys & Lawyers

Steven Stark Real Estate Lawyer for Portland, OR

162 reviews

Richard Gora Real Estate Lawyer for Portland, OR

136 reviews

Joshua Garber Real Estate Lawyer for Portland, OR

142 reviews

David Berke Real Estate Lawyer for Portland, OR

2 reviews

Jason Kirkham Real Estate Lawyer for Portland, OR

Tawfiq Ali Real Estate Lawyer for Portland, OR

Chad Edwards Real Estate Lawyer for Portland, OR

2 reviews

Inder Comar Real Estate Lawyer for Portland, OR

3 reviews

Gregory L. Wilkinson, Esq. Real Estate Lawyer for Portland, OR

Tiffany Kahnen Real Estate Lawyer for Portland, OR

2 reviews

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The Portland real estate attorneys & lawyers on UpCounsel help represent landlords, property management companies, condominium associations, and tenants on any issue relating to real estate purchases, leasing, rent increases or decreases, habitability issues, condo conversions, code violations, owner move-in situations, and more.

They also provide client service across residential and commercial real estate disputes ranging from specific performance of a purchase agreement to land use or zoning issues and construction defect litigation. Real estate agents are generally prohibited from attempting to provide legal counsel or to serve as your legal representative in any manner. Therefore, during the course of a property deal you (as the seller or the buyer) should have your interests represented by an experienced Portland real estate lawyer.

You should absolutely hire a real estate attorney before you sign any paperwork. If you have already started the process and did not understand every detail of the sales contract then you should hire an experienced real estate attorney found on UpCounsel. Especially if something in your contract doesn’t make sense or seems out of the ordinary. The smallest oversight or clause could end up costing you big time.

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