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Real Estate, Transactions and Finance


Alter & Pearson represents many local investors and real estate holding companies in commercial real estate transactions and finance.  We have successfully represented buyers, sellers and lenders in the purchase, sale and finance of retail, commercial, mixed-use, raw land and multi-family properties.  Our commercial real estate attorneys are skilled in the negotiation of real estate related contracts and agreements including purchase and sale agreements, letters of intent, long-term leases, ground leases and lease amendments. 


Commercial real estate transactions almost always require private or institutional financing.  Our firm has worked with borrowers, lenders and brokers throughout Connecticut and has the skill and know-how to prepare and negotiate commercial lending documents.  Alter & Pearson attorneys have experience closing transactions on shopping centers, apartment complexes, commercial offices, standalone retail centers and mixed-use buildings.



Alter & Pearson represents many local residents in residential real estate matters across Connecticut.  Our firm understands the challenges and common pitfalls clients face during residential real estate closings.  While there are many law firms that perform residential real estate closings, Alter & Pearson provides complete and thorough representation ensuring that our clients' interests are protected. The firm's attorneys have worked with local and national lenders on transactions throughout Connecticut. 


Alter & Pearson is experienced in more nuanced and complex transactions, including raw land purchases, construction loans (including FHA 203K Loans), private financing and multi-family homes.     


Alter & Pearson regularly assists property owners in more specialized real estate transfers and conveyances including 1031 Exchanges, boundary line agreements, lot line adjustments and reconfiguration and lot splits, and common driveway agreements.  Our attorneys are skilled in the performance of complex title work and title analysis, resolving title issues and title insurance claims.  We work closely with towns and utility companies and can assist property owners with respect to conservation easements, utility easements, dedicated open space and restrictive covenants. 

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