Real estate transactions, especially those which involve historic buildings, necessitate specific legal and financial skills; in addition, an intricate knowledge of regulations and procedures is needed to overcome the bureaucratic hurdles and finalize the contract. Shemer, managed by Attorney Nicole Levin, historic preservation expert, offers you the know-how and experience to ensure the ultimate success of your project.
Our legal services include:
Resulting from new town plans or zoning changes.
Cases with no transaction
Purchase or inheritance of property, inheritance and probate orders, and land registry issues.
Tax authority reports
Handling capital gains tax and purchase tax where relevant.
In single or multi-unit real estate sale or purchase transactions.
Who has ownership? Is the property mortgaged or are there debts? What are the building rights?
Selling of development rights
Handling the transferable development rights (TDR) contracts and expediting the process vis a vis the tax authorities.
Compensation because of historic preservation
Loss of property value when designated as a historic landmark.
Drawing up contracts
Between property owner/ entrepreneur and professional experts.
Registration of title
When buying or selling a property, registering a condominium or selling residential and commercial units in the building.
Petitons and Appeals
Concerning betterment tax, building permit and land expropriation issues.
”If you want to understand what’s most important to a society, don’t examine its art or literature, simply look at its buildings.”