Real Estate Lawyer Sussex County Delaware

Sussex County Delaware Real Estate Law

Owning and being involved in real estate, even if it is just your primary residence, can be a very exciting and rewarding endeavor. Many Sussex County Delaware residents take a tremendous amount of pride in their homes. Many residents of other states choose to purchase 2nd homes, vacation homes and rental properties in Sussex County because of the beauty of our small state and coastline. Along with this, there can also be issues that arise that require the help of a skilled and experienced real estate attorney. Delaware real estate law is very complicated and attempting to navigate through the legal system on your own can end up going wrong and you may be in a worse predicament at the end of it all.

When purchasing real estate, there can be issues that arise that require the help of a skilled and experienced real estate attorney. Delaware real estate law is very complicated and attempting to navigate through the legal system on your own can end up going wrong and you may be in a worse predicament at the end of it all.

Types of Real Estate Issues in Sussex County Delaware

Title disputes and issues in Sussex County, DE

There can be many types of title issues. We have encountered tangled titles, quiet title, ejectment issues and equitable issues. When a dispute arises over a property, or when fraud is involved, it is important to have a strong lawyer on your side. Here at Murray, Phillips & Gay, we are experts at handling real estate law cases for clients in Sussex County Delaware. You can be confident that we know how to settle the complexities of these types of cases no matter where you are coming from.

Variances in Sussex County, DE

A variance is a request to deviate from the current zoning requirements. If approved, it allows the owner of land to do things with the land that are ordinarily not permitted. If you’re looking for a variance in Sussex County Delaware, the attorneys at Murray, Phillips & Gay will work with you to file the right paperwork and navigate the variance process successfully. We are very experienced in property and zoning laws and getting a variance in Sussex County.

Sussex County Zoning issues

Zoning is when land in certain areas are restricted by the “zone ordinances.” If you run into any issues involving zoning, you can face penalties such as paying fines or losing your land. Murray, Phillips & Gay will protect your Sussex County Delaware land from unwanted fees and legal issues with expert zoning help and legal advice.

Sussex County Delaware Commercial real estate

Here in Sussex County Delaware we handle real estate transactions surrounding commercial properties. When you are buying, leasing, selling or building commercial property, we will provide advice and make it our priority to keep your best interest in mind. You may need input on whether or not a particular piece of land is suitable for development. We will give information on jurisdictional and regional building laws, research to see if there are any unpaid taxes in the area, and assist with the closing should you decide to purchase the property. With MurrayPhillips P.A. you can relax knowing that a professional will handle all of the legal issues of commercial real estate.

For sale by owner (FSBO) representation in Sussex County

There are so many decisions that you have to make when selling a home. How much should you list the home for? Should you sell it now, or wait? Should you make renovations first? Painting? New carpet? These are all difficult questions, but one question that won’t be difficult is whom will you get to represent you during the closing stages of your home? The best answer is MurrayPhillips P.A. We can walk you through all of your paperwork and make sure that you are complying with Sussex County Delaware laws so that you have one less huge thing to worry about. Don’t let your transaction be legally deflated, get covered with MurrayPhillips P.A.

Sussex County Landlord-tenant law

Here at MurrayPhillips P.A. we provide legal services for Sussex County Delaware.

A landlord-tenant lawyer is needed when:

  • A landlord is attempting to evict you for reasons that you didn’t agree to in the rental agreement, or for reasons that are against the law.
  • A landlord repeatedly violates your privacy by entering your home without your permission, even after being told to stop.
  • A landlord fails to live up to the terms of the lease agreement or lets the condition of your property deteriorate to uninhabitable conditions.
  • The landlord has materially breached the lease agreement and is unwilling to fix the situation.
  • A tenant does not pay rent and they do not respond to your requests for payment.
  • When upon move-out a tenant trashes a unit and the security deposit is insufficient to cover the cost of repairs. 
  • When a tenant is conducting suspected illegal activities from a unit and is unresponsive to your demands.
  • A tenant has materially breached the lease agreement and is unwilling to respond to your demands.

Sussex County Lease and rental agreement preparation and disputes

Most people think they can write their own lease agreements with no problem. Lease agreements are state specific and could even be town specific. Also, writing these agreements take a lot of time and they require detailed specifications. With that being said, don’t take the risk of writing your own. MurrayPhillips P.A. is here to prepare your lease and rental agreements in Sussex County Delaware so that you can relax knowing that it will be prepared fully with all of the necessary terms. We can carefully craft a document that fits the uniqueness of your property. We work with a lot of diligent landlords who need to protect their interests because of the financial investment they have made in their real estate and an expectation that their tenants will respect their property

The typical landlord-tenant dispute revolves around the lease or rental agreement. Things like how many people can reside in the property, how many houseguests they may have, acceptance of pets, etc.

For tenants, we can work with you to make sure that the signed agreement is within state regulations. We will examine the document meticulously and look for any illegal clauses.

Purchase agreements in Sussex County, DE

A purchase agreement is a type of legal document outlining the different conditions and terms that are related to the sale of goods. Purchasing agreements can be used for any good imaginable.

In Sussex County Delaware a well-written purchase agreement should be extremely detailed so that if the purchase is ever brought into court, there are no gray areas. Here at MurrayPhillips P.A. we carefully craft purchase agreements so that your purchase is legally covered from every angle.

Real estate issues related to divorce in Sussex County, DE

Law surrounding divorce and the distribution of property is complicated. Each case is very different and requires much research to effectively get the share that you deserve. Here at MurrayPhillips P.A. we can help you get your property share in Sussex County Delaware.

Real estate settlements in Sussex County, DE

Real estate settlements require meticulous decision-making and involve a lot of law. Let us take the weight of the law off of your shoulders. We can take care of all of the legal papers and work; all you have to do is tell us what you want. MurrayPhillips P.A. will make sure that the settlement on your Sussex County Delaware home.

Refinances in Sussex County, DE

At some point, many Sussex County Delaware homeowners will either refinance their mortgage or at least think about it. When you refinance, you get a loan and use it to pay off the balance of your current loan. Reasons to refinance include: taking advantage of lower interest rates, move from an adjustable rate to a fixed rate, or to take advantage of your built up equity. Call MurrayPhillips P.A. today before refinancing your home to help you review your documents and understand what you’re signing.

Sussex County Wills and Estate Planning

Creating wills and estate planning in Sussex County, DE has many benefits when you hire a professional. The biggest benefit is providing for your family. The court needs to know what you want to do with your money and estate so that other people do not get that decision. Living wills and durable health-care powers of attorney enable you to decide in advance about life support and pick someone to make decisions for you about medical treatment.

Sussex County Delaware, How a Real Estate Attorney Can Help You

Any legal issue related to real estate in Sussex County Delaware has the potential to cost you a tremendous amount of money if it is not handled correctly. Having a skilled attorney on your side throughout the entire process will allow you to sleep better at night, as you will know your interests are being protected. Please do not hesitate to contact the legal team at MurrayPhillips P.A. by dialing (302) 855-9300.


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