Eminent domain allows the government to take (condemn) private citizens’ property for “public use.” Though the government must compensate the property owners fairly, conflicts can easily arise out of the situation.
If a commercial property is not zoned for a particular use the business has planned for it, there are different options the business may want to consider to help them with their land use concerns. Land use laws can help with rezoning, conditional use exceptions and appeals so businesses and commercial property owners should be familiar with the legal options that can help them.
Contracts are an important part of the real estate process which is why they are important for anyone engaged in a real estate transaction to understand. Real estate litigation can be a financial, emotional and time drain on a real estate transaction or project so it is helpful to understand how to handle a real estate dispute, as well as to understand contracts and the role they play because many real estate disputes can be contract- based.