Real Estate

Real Estate

The real estate law specialists at Silverman Thompson Slutkin & White have expertise in handling various real estate matters, including litigation and transactional work. Our attorneys are current with Maryland real estate law and Maryland property law. Our Maryland real estate law firm provides services in Baltimore, Maryland and throughout the state in the following areas:

Landlord and Tenant Laws

At Silverman, Silverman Thompson Slutkin & White, we know that disputes between Maryland landlords and tenants can range from the most simplistic District Court eviction proceeding to complicated disputes in the Circuit Court over property damage and personal injury. Our experienced team of litigators can assist you with landlord or tenant issues that vary in terms of complexity. Our Real Estate attorneys represent property management companies and individual landlords and some tenants in residential and commercial landlord/tenant disputes. Such representation includes, drafting and reviewing residential and commercial leases, initiating and/or defending breach of lease actions, initiating and/or defending tenant holding over actions, initiating and/or defending failure to pay rent actions, initiating and/or defending Petitions for Rent Escrow and initiating and/or defending wrongful detainer actions. We also have expertise in handling landlord and tenant disputes for low income, State and/or Federal subsidized residential housing that is project or voucher based. Not only do we have a keen understanding of the landlord and tenant laws in Maryland, but we also can advise you as to how the Maryland Court system typically construes said laws.

Real Estate Investment and Entity Formation Laws

Investing in real estate can be very profitable regardless of the size of your investment portfolio. Silverman Thompson Slutkin & White can assist you in buying and selling Maryland real estate for investment purposes by giving you advise regarding sales and acquisitions, property development and commercial and residential property management. We can draft and review purchase contracts on your behalf. Additionally, we can provide assistance in choosing the appropriate corporate entity that will be the most beneficial to you in achieving your specific real estate investment goals. Once we have determined what entity fits your particular needs, we can assist you in the actual incorporating process by forming a corporation, a limited liability company, and/or a limited partnership. Such entities can facilitate multiple advantages for Maryland real estate investors, including but not limited to tax benefits.

Landowner Disputes

Disputes between landowners can be convoluted and extremely difficult to resolve. The real estate law litigators at Silverman Thompson Slutkin & White, are extremely proficient in litigating and/or achieving settlement agreements when it comes to disputes over easements, land use agreements, boundaries, as well as nuisance claims between neighbors.

Buyer and Seller Disputes

The transactional aspect of buying and selling a piece of property in Maryland can be complicated and can result in heated legal disputes. The real estate lawyers at Silverman Thompson Slutkin & White are skilled at litigating disputes between buyers and sellers of commercial and residential real estate, including purchase agreements, contracts for deeds and cases involving misrepresentation and or nondisclosure of defects in connection with the purchase of property. We are experienced at litigating said disputes and in obtaining extraordinary relief in the form of a Temporary Restraining Order when necessary.

In addition to the categories listed above, Silverman Thompson Slutkin & White real estate law team has experience in Maryland cases involving zoning disputes, land development and negligent and/or faulty construction and home improvement work.

We invite you to contact us or call our office at (410) 385-2225 or 1-800-385-2243 for a complimentary consultation to see how we can make a difference for you.