Real Estate Litigation

Butzel Long attorneys bring knowledge and experience in real estate transactions to the courtroom when litigating the broad range of issues that confront the real estate industry. Our real estate litigation attorneys have experience representing buyers, sellers, agents, brokers, governments, owners, developers, lenders, landlords, tenants, investors, contractors and title insurance companies and their insureds in a wide variety of real property litigation matters, including mortgage and tax foreclosures, eminent domain, construction liens, title insurance claims, boundary and easement disputes, brokerage commission disputes, and specific performance of purchase agreements. We understand that resolving disputes in a practical and timely manner is important in the real estate industry, where real estate transactions typically occur within a short time frame. For that reason, our real estate litigation attorneys strive to provide our clients with quick and decisive resolutions.

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  • Litigated lease disputes on behalf of tenants concerning operating expenses in connection with lease audits
  • Obtained dismissal by summary judgment in a quite title action
  • Represented hotel owner to bid in and purchased all hard assets of bankrupt onsite restaurant and obtained a full release from lease
  • Obtained dismissal by summary judgment in a quiet title action
  • $200,000 judgment for lessor in commercial lease dispute; litigation counsel for real estate investment firm
  • Prevailed on Motion for Summary Disposition on behalf of our client, an anchor tenant in a shopping center, and against the landlord who claimed wrongful termination of the lease
  • Recovered a multi-million dollar settlement in favor of landowner client on property damage claims against commercial tenant