DeFrenza Lee LLP,
A real estate law firm
Located in Orange County, CA
Our attorneys efficiently handle all aspects of the landlord/tenant relationship, including structuring, negotiating, and documenting all types of leases including office, industrial, retail and mixed-use, restaurants, grocery stores, big box stores, and raw and unimproved land.
Our attorneys assist developers in preparing and negotiating design, construction and builder contracts, preparing and reviewing recorded and unrecorded agreements affecting the property, negotiating reciprocal access and easement agreements, CC&Rs, and other agreements necessary for the development of the property, and advising on the enforceability of their rights and the rights of other contract parties under various agreements.
Purchase and Sale
Our attorneys have experience in all aspects of acquisition and disposition of real estate, including multi-family residential projects, commercial projects involving office and retail uses, industrial sites, and hotels. We negotiate and prepare purchase and sale agreements, financing and escrow agreements, and estoppels. We also assist with due diligence activities such as reviewing title, survey, zoning, leases, environmental conditions, and relevant tax issues.
Real Estate Financing
Our attorneys have experience representing traditional and nontraditional lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured real and personal property loan transactions, including acquisition, construction, permanent and mezzanine financing, loan participations, loan assumptions, seller carry-back financing, equipment financing, and second lien and mezzanine financing. Our services include structuring, negotiating and drafting the transaction documents.