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Real Estate

Dwyer Law Office - real estate

Real estate matters almost always represent a substantial investment whether it is the lease of the space for a new business or a purchase of property. Everyone benefits when they have a strong ally who understands real estate transactions and how to protect that investment. Dwyer Law Office knows that every property is unique. Through the years, our attorneys have negotiated purchase and sales agreements for many clients in North Dakota and Minnesota.

Real Estate Disputes

Whether selling or buying real estate, it is advisable to work closely with a skilled, experienced real estate attorney to assure that the contract is correctly written, complete and specific. Our experience will prove invaluable in creating a proper, legal contract.

Understanding the details and legal intent of a real estate contract is something only a well versed, experienced real estate attorney can claim. If you find yourself in a contract dispute, make certain you work with an attorney who has had many years working in this specific area of the law. Our team has the experience and knowledge to help you navigate these serious issues.

Lease Agreements

Our team has experience negotiating, drafting, and litigating residential, industrial, commercial, and agricultural leases.

Real Estate Purchases and Sales

In North Dakota and Minnesota there are myriad specific rules and regulations that must be followed in real estate transactions. Without the assistance of an experienced real estate attorney during your current transaction, there could be any number of problem-issues that surface in the future that could cause serious problems for you. Make the right decision and work with one of our real estate attorneys today to assure a no-problem future.

Title Examinations

It is important to have an experienced real estate attorney do a detailed title review and provide a written opinion. The history of a property can bring with it problems – small and large – if the title has not been properly examined and, if there are problems, corrected. If there is a potential issue with a property title, it is imperative that you have the assistance and help of an experienced, skilled real estate attorney. Our real estate attorneys have the knowledge and experience in clearing property titles which will provide buyers and sellers with peace of mind by making sure that no surprises exist in a real estate transaction.

  • Land Use Regulation & Zoning
  • Eminent Domain
  • Evictions
  • Foreclosures
  • Land Development

Whether a project requires local government connections, a deep understanding of financing and tax credits, document analysis and drafting, or experienced litigators, we stand by our clients to help them seize opportunities and overcome obstacles. No matter the size or complexity of the project, Dwyer Law Office Real Estate and Development team have the experience and bandwidth to drive client success.

Land Use Regulation and Zoning

Our team has experience seeking land use approvals from local, state, and federal governmental entities, and we have experience in appealing decisions of local governing bodies.

Eminent Domain

We have represented both governmental entities and landowners in condemnation and reverse condemnation actions for public projects.


We have represented lenders, secured creditors, junior lienholders, and debtors in foreclosure actions, and we have a strong understanding of the requirements to clear title following a foreclosure action or redemption.

Land Development

From start to finish, we assist landowners by planning and coordinating all aspects of real estate development including purchase agreements, partnership and joint venture agreements, civil design agreements, land use approvals, platting, covenants and restrictions, easements and right of way dedications, developer agreements with local governing bodies, marketing, financing agreements, forming and operating owners’ associations, and lot closings.