Esteemed Real Estate Law Firm in Houston Texas

A LONG HISTORY OF SUCCESSFUL REAL ESTATE REPRESENTATION

For more than 40 years, Hoover Slovacek has helped real estate industry clients thrive in both weak and strong markets. Combining innovation and exceptional real estate attorneys allows us to provide exemplary representation to Houston companies and individuals in Houston, Austin and across Texas including:

  • Owners and property managers
  • Developers, builders and contractors
  • Realtors and title companies
  • Real estate investment trusts (REITS)
  • Residential and commercial property associations
  • Buyers and sellers in varied transactions and disputes, ranging from multi-million dollar commercial properties to single-family residences

TEXAS REAL ESTATE ATTORNEYS WITH PROVEN STRATEGIES

We provide a diverse array of real estate services, from transactional work to dispute resolution and litigation. Our extensive and notable experience includes:

Projects / transactions

    • Commercial and residential land development
    • Sales, financing, capitalization and work-outs
    • Commercial/office
    • Residential/apartment
    • Industrial/warehouse
    • Retail/shopping center
    • Condo/townhouse
    • Mixed-use projects
    • Section 1031 (like-kind) exchanges
    • Hotel / motel / resort properties

Property management

    • Landlord/tenant litigation
    • Non-payment of rent
    • Misuse of premises
    • Build-out requirements
    • Subletting apartments and other properties
    • Environmental obligations and other issues of breaches in lease terms
    • Preparation of lease forms and related documentation
    • Review of management contracts
    • Negotiation of contracts with property vendors, contractors and utility companies
    • Compliance with various employment and regulatory issues

Documentation

    • General forms and business documents preparation
    • Commercial and residential lease negotiations
    • Cellular tower leases, site agreements and related issues
    • Construction contracts
    • Co-tenancy agreements and issues
    • Creation of homeowner associations and documents
    • Vendor contracts
    • Dispute resolution
    • Contract disputes
    • Construction disputes
    • Collections
    • Mechanic’s and materialman’s liens
    • Evictions
    • Deed restriction violations
    • Collection of delinquent assessments

Compliance

    • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues
    • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issues
    • Environmental and other regulatory issues

DEDICATED LEGAL SUPPORT FOR LANDLORDS AND PROPERTY MANAGERS

Preventative legal advice is critical to serving the best interests of our clients. We assist property managers in educating their employees to avoid attorney intervention on most issues. Additionally, we have provided property management services to residential and commercial clients – landlords and tenants – for more than 40 years

RELIABLE LEGAL COUNSEL REGARDING AD VALOREM TAXES

For commercial property owners, property taxes can be one of their greatest and most volatile expenses, but those expenses can be controlled.

Hoover Slovacek protects the interests of property owners and lessees in ad valorem tax matters. We assist taxpayers and their property tax representatives throughout the appeal process, from ensuring compliance with administrative requirements, to representation in court. Our objective is for client assessments to be equitable and uniform when compared to those of their competitors.

Our broad base includes:

  • National food distributor corporate campus
  • Oil and gas companies
  • Local newspaper publisher headquarters and manufacturing plant
  • National and international REITs
  • Apartment complexes
  • National hotel chains
  • Local retailers

We believe the most effective property tax attorney understands not only administrative and judicial procedures but also appraisal and valuation theory. Since 2001, our lead property tax attorney has represented taxpayers before county appraisal review boards as a licensed Texas property tax consultant. His experience includes exams for numerous real and personal property valuation courses through the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) and Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals (TAPTP).

In addition, we assist with tax planning strategies, including abatements, exemptions and the impact of changing the use or ownership of a property.

Hoover Slovacek LLP’s Real Estate attorneys:

STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS FOR REAL ESTATE CONCERNS IN TEXAS SINCE 1969

For more than 40 years, individuals, investors, businesses, community groups, management companies and financial institutions have trusted the real estate lawyers at Hoover Slovacek LLP for practical, cost-effective representation. Contact our Houston and Austin law firm online or by calling (713) 977-8686 to discuss how the firm might benefit you.

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