Real Estate Law

In the purchase or sale of a home, the guidance of an attorney versed in real estate law can help you avoid legal traps and ensure that the closing transpires as smoothly as possible.

The law firm of Spinella, Owings & Shaia, P.C. handles both residential real estate closings and commercial property transactions. With an office in Richmond, we represent buyers, sellers, developers and businesses in Greater Richmond and throughout northern Virginia.

Residential Real Estate

Many people do not realize the value of a real estate lawyer for what is perhaps the largest transaction they will ever undertake. Serving Richmond since 1953, our knowledgeable attorneys have closed numerous of transactions on behalf of homebuyers and sellers. We provide comprehensive and individualized service to ensure that your legal interests are protected:

  • Drafting and reviewing contracts
  • Review of disclosures
  • Drafting of mortgage documents
  • Preparing deeds for transfer of the property
  • Conducting settlement, recordation of documents and disbursement of funds

Commercial Real Estate and Development

The attorneys of Spinella, Owings & Shaia also facilitate and review commercial real estate transactions. We counsel business owners and developers on property acquisition, land use and zoning matters, title review, and preparation of all documents. We also represent the interests of property owners or tenants in commercial lease agreements and have advised neighborhood associations on zoning matters.

Our real estate attorneys bring decades of experience to your transaction. Clients have the benefit of a seasoned team. The attorney who initially handles your transaction will see it through to closing. Contact our Richmond office to arrange a consultation.

See our Real Estate Information Center .