Real Estate Transaction and Disputes
At the Law Offices of Philip H. Shecter, APC, we will represent you in residential and commercial real estate transactions, including purchase and sale, disclosure disputes, construction defects, mortgages and foreclosures, leases,  quiet title actions, boundary disputes, easements including prescriptive and grant, encroachments,  tax deferred exchanges, and management.

Our lawyers are highly experienced in handling litigation involving residential sale and purchases, especially in the area of seller's failure to disclose material aspects of the property.  We have represented both sellers and buyers, real estate agents and brokers.

Our real estate law practice is based in San Carlos, California. However, we serve clients up and down the San Francisco peninsula, greater bay area, and throughout select parts of California, particularly San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara and Calaveras counties.

At the Law Offices of Philip H. Shecter, APC, we serve individual property owners and entrepreneurs, major corporations, local and regional businesses, buyers, sellers, joint venture partners, landlords, tenants, property managers and real estate agents and brokers. Our real estate practice provides both transactional and litigation-related services. We are highly regarded for delivering the personal service and attention that clients look for in a law firm. Our attorneys focus on strategies to help clients avoid unnecessary and protracted court action whenever possible. Mediation, conciliation and arbitration offer less formal and less expensive alternatives to trial.

  • Real Estate Sales Transactions
  • Construction Contracts
  • Leases
  • Easements
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Foreclosures
  • Title Issues
  • Unlawful detainer actions
  • Lis pendens filings
  • Civil litigation, mediation and arbitration
  • Failure to Disclose property defects

At the Law Offices of Philip H. Shecter, APC, we are dedicated to personal service, aggressive advocacy and legal excellence. We stress personal attention, responsiveness, and accessibility. Our straightforward, plain-speaking approach will help you make decisions that resolve your particular legal need in a manner that is effective, timely and affordable.