Teel Law Office, LLC ~ Portland, Maine

Maine Real Estate

Maine real estate legal services. From buying or selling, to disputes with neighbors. Flat rate services available.

Easements & Disputes

Whether you have a dispute with a neighbor or need to know if there are easements on a property, I provide a range of legal services from research to litigation.  Contact me to discuss your needs, and what assistance I can provide. I have several Maine property law articles available to help understand some commons issues.

Real Estate Sales & Development

If you are transferring real estate in Maine, either buying, selling or just deeding, I provide several services at an affordable flat rate:

  • Residential sale: Advise on purchase and sale agreement, prepare deed, review closing documents. With the flat rate I am available as needed for any questions or concerns that come up. Attendance at closing if need be.  $500  (Execute documents at closing with power of attorney - add $100).

  • Residential Purchase: Assist with preparation of purchase and sale agreement, review existing property deed and closing documents.  With the flat rate I am available as needed for any questions or concerns that come up.  Attendance at closing if need be.  $500  (Execute documents at closing with power of attorney - add $100). 

  • Closing Title Services  - We now offer title services and title insurance.  See here for more information.

  • Quit Claim or Warranty Deed:  for transfer of all or portion of property without sale.  $400 (does not include transfer tax, if applicable)

  • Easement Deed:  grant of right to use of property, with or without compensation.  $500

 

Other land use services I offer are done at an hourly rate.

  • Zoning restrictions

  • Shoreland zoning

  • Subdivision

  • Building code compliance

  • Permitting

Landlord / Tenant

I assist property owners with leasing their property, in either a short-term or long-term situations.  Whether you are just starting the process, or are in need of assistance with a tenant problem, contact me to discuss your needs.  Below are some of the services I offer.  I have also prepared a free Maine Landlord Guide

  • Eviction:

    • Residential: $500 retainer; $175/hr after if retainer depleted.

    • Commercial: Contact me.

Succession & Management

  • Cottage Succession / Family LLC - see the article Save Your Family Camp

  • Condominium Law

  • Home Owners Associations

  • Road Associations