Real Estate Law

Eminent domain. (18c) The inherent power of a governmental entity to take privately owned property, especially land, and convert it to public use, subject to reasonable compensation for the taking. Eminent domain, Black’s Law Dictionary (10th ed. 2014). Max Hyde handles eminent domain cases....

Selling your home is one of the biggest financial endeavors you’ll ever undertake. Your home is most likely the largest investment you’ll ever make, and the most significant part of your personal wealth and credit. With so much riding on such a large expense, there...

The state of South Carolina requires you to use a real estate lawyer when buying or selling a house. As we discussed earlier, YOUR real estate lawyer will be a beneficial partner and ally. Since this partnership with your real estate lawyer is so valuable, it’s important...

There are very strict rules and regulations that landlords are required to follow when evicting a tenant. In a typical eviction proceeding, when you have violated an aspect of your lease agreement, your landlord will provide you with Notice of Termination for Cause; which can...

A common feature of many real estate transactions is a provision for escrow. This simply means that some part of the transaction is given to a third party (the escrow agent) to hold until a certain event takes place, and then that part of the...