Transactions, Financing, Regulation And Land Use

Whether you are purchasing residential real estate or dealing with complex land use or zoning issues affecting your Southwest Florida business, you need to know that you are on solid ground legally as well as financially.

We can help you achieve those goals — at Mellor & Backo, LLP.

During our skillful attorneys’ more than 40 years of experience, the firm has gained extensive knowledge of real estate, construction and contracts. Our understanding of federal, state and local regulations ensures that your interests are protected throughout the course of a purchase or construction project.

Our diverse clientele includes major and independent builders, owners, contractors, architects and lenders. These clients appreciate that, as a full-service real estate law firm, we also operate a title insurance company in the same building. We assist buyers, sellers, developers and lessors in all aspects of real estate transactions and disputes.

Your Trusted Community Law Firm In Southwest Florida Since 1975

Look to Mellor & Backo, LLP, lawyers for leadership that gets results in these practice areas:

  • Contract negotiation, drafting and review
  • Review of closing statements
  • Representation at real estate closings
  • Purchase-sale agreements
  • Buying, selling and leasing of residential and commercial real estate
  • Commercial mortgage and lease documentation
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate title disputes
  • Land use and zoning matters
  • Commercial code regulations
  • Landscaping regulations
  • Local ordinances
  • Easement and access issues
  • Engineering, drainage and vegetation requirements
  • Environmental issues
  • Construction funding
  • Building code, design and warranty issues
  • Enforcement of contract performance
  • Construction lien laws
  • Foreclosures
  • Maintenance of property by homeowner association (HOA)

Anyone who has dealt with us knows this: we are not just lawyers looking to represent others. We are active members of the North Port, Wellen Park and Port Charlotte area communities. This is our home. Our law practice has grown along with countless thriving neighborhoods and families over the past decades.

During that time, members of the firm gained a strong familiarity with building officials and resources who play major roles in real estate and construction. Our knowledge of the law is put to the test on a daily basis, en route to a strong record of success for our clients. We work hard to ensure that our clients’ rights and best interests are protected in real estate transactions, real estate litigation matters, construction disputes and contract disputes.

For timely, cost-effective representation of your real estate transactions, financing and land use goals, come to Mellor & Backo, LLP. We look forward to meeting you and hearing you describe the ways we can help. Call our North Port law offices today: 941-257-4881. Your email message is always responded to promptly.