Real Estate Transactions

With 80 years of combined experience, trust your real estate transactions to Carlson, Edwards, and O’Connor Attorneys at Law, P.C.

Whether you are buying your first home, buying a vacation or rental property, are building a residence,
or are looking to move into a new primary residence, the real estate purchasing process can be
complicated and intimidating. At Carlson, Edwards, and O’Connor, our real estate attorneys are well educated on
 handling hundreds of cases of this type on an annual basis.

Colorado is unique in that generally speaking, your realtor or real estate broker will typically prepare
your real estate contract. In other states, real estate contracts are closely guarded secrets, for which
attorneys can charge thousands of dollars, simply for the use of their usual draft. Colorado has uniform
real estate contracts which were jointly authored by attorneys and realtors, and are sufficient for most
transactions involving property in Colorado.

However, your realtor or real estate broker is not your attorney, and often cannot provide you with
specific advice on the legality, or meaning, of particular terms in that agreement. At Carlson, Edwards,
and O’Connor, we review many contracts each year, providing opinion letters to our clients about their
protections, rights, and obligations contained within those documents.

A real estate transaction is big business. You may be spending hundreds of thousands of dollars of
borrowed money to purchase a property. You may be purchasing a property that is subject to the
control of a homeowners’ association. You may be purchasing a property that does not permit certain
kinds of use, such as short-term rentals. Our experienced legal professionals can help you better
understand the transaction, the terms, and your exposure, if any, as you move through the process. We
have existing relationships in the Summit and Eagle County areas with established and reputable
realtors and title companies. We work regularly with appraisers, and building inspectors. In short, we
bring a wide range of experience to the table, and an even larger range of experience that we can call
on, to find you the answers to your questions. Because we live and practice locally, we know the pitfalls
and benefits of real estate transactions in our community, and would be happy to help you understand
the process better, should you need. If you are engaged in, or about to engage in, a real estate
transaction in Colorado, call our office to schedule a consultation today, so you can make the most
informed decision with your attorney’s guidance.

What Our Clients Say

  • Glenn
    100% satisfied! Steven represented me for a child custody case and he was very professional and very educated! Not only did he do his job, but it was also obvious that he truly cares about the law and your rights as a parent. Child custody cases are very...
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  • Brian
    Mr. O’Connor was very knowledgeable and professional in handling my case, and I would recommend him to anyone needing legal advice in the future.
  • Lauren Butler
    I have known and worked with Courtney for years. In all my experiences with her, she has never been anything but professional, kind, and intelligent. She's always the most prepared and well-researched person in the room and is therefore generally one...
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  • Yana Welton
    It was a pleasure to work with Steven and Courtney! They are an excellent example of a group of qualified professionals!
  • Julie
    Courtney helped me out immensely. I hired her to write a lease, and I got so much more. She advised me in areas that I didn't understand, was extremely thorough and patient. She went above and beyond what was asked of her. I trust her and am extremely...
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  • Bridget Bose
    Courtney Edwards was a pleasure to work with. In fact, everyone in the company was so helpful in helping my parents prepare their wills. It can be a dark topic but they were professional and kind.
  • Melody
    Steven handled a Guardianship case for me, I needed to get custody of my grandsons due to an issue with their parents. He was professional, determined and knew what was needed to win this case. I can't thank him enough for what he did, my grandsons are...
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  • Kyle
    Steven was very thorough, made important suggestions and promptly answered any questions I had while preparing my will. Highly recommend.

Get in Touch with Our High Country Law Firm Today!

If you have legal issues or questions, call us today. Our attorneys provide consultations to inform you about the law and will explain what we can do for you, if you decide you need an attorney to assist with your case.
  • Summit County Office

    975 North Ten Mile Drive, P.O. Box 1829
    Frisco, CO80443
  • Eagle County Office

    56 Edwards Village Blvd. Unit 121, Suite 1
    Edwards, CO81632