Practice Areas

Real Estate

A lot of things can go wrong in a real estate transaction. From the initial verbal negotiations, to the reduction of an agreement to a written contract, to closing, post-closing, and disputes that arise among property owners unrelated to transactions, the way is fraught with traps for the unwary. We are here to help. At Straughn & Turner, P.A, we know the local real estate market and have experience with everything from simple residential transactions, to multi-million dollar disputes over commercial parcels.

Contract Negotiation

At the initial stages of real estate transaction, we can assist you in negotiating the best deal, identifying issues to investigate so that they do not become problems later, and preparing a written contract that will protect you from unforeseen circumstances. The earlier an attorney becomes involved, the more likely it is that a small problem can be discovered and corrected before it becomes a big problem.

Closing

Paralegal Deborah Quattlebaum, a 17 year veteran of the firm with 30 years of experience in the central Florida real estate industry, heads our real estate closing department.

Our firm is one of the top agents of Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund, Inc., Florida’s largest title insurance underwriter. When you rely on the experienced professionals our closing department to handle your closing, you can be sure that it will be handled efficiently and professionally.

Litigation

When problems develop, whether it be the need to file, or defend, a foreclosure, a boundary dispute, a title problem, we will guide you through the process and seek solutions that make economic sense to you.