Hale & Hamlin - Attorneys At Law

Read more about our Real Estate Practice

 Hale & Hamlin, LLC has a long tradition of representing clients in all facets of real estate law. Our primary real estate services include:

  • Representing buyers and sellers of residential and commercial properties

  • Representing lenders in commercial and private transactions

  • Litigation concerning real estate issues

  • Boundary Line and other land ownership disputes

  • Landlord/Tenant: drafting leases and contested claims

  • Municipal real estate issues

  • Partition actions for real estate

  • Title Insurance procurement and policy claims

  • Drafting Deeds, Easements and other Real Estate documents

  • Projects involving land trusts

  • Division of real estate that are owned by multiple family members

Our experience representing sellers includes: 

  • Preparing, negotiating or reviewing a purchase and sale agreement

  • Preparing deeds and other compulsory documents

  • Working with the other party’s lender or attorney to resolve any issues that may arise along the way, and

  • Representation at closing. 

Our experience representing buyers includes: 

  • Reviewing and negotiating the purchase and sale agreement

  • Performing a title search

  • Issuing title insurance policies required by lenders (and commonly requested by buyers)

  • Working with the lender and the other party’s attorney to resolve any title defects, and representation at closing.

Hale & Hamlin attorneys often represent lenders in residential and commercial transactions. We have many years of precedence drafting documents for these complex transactions, such as:

  • Purchase and Sale Agreements

  • Promissory notes

  • Loan agreements 

  • Mortgage deeds 

  • Security agreements 

  • Guarantees, and

  • Any other document that may be required.

Hale & Hamlin is an approved agent for First American Title Insurance, which is the largest title insurer in Maine.  

In addition to our traditional real estate practice, Hale & Hamlin's Land Use practice provides expertise to help you navigate complex State and local land use and environmental ordinances.