Practice Areas

Real Property

South Florida's rapid growth requires creative legal services to meet the challenge of real estate and development opportunities. Scott/ Harris is at the forefront of real property law providing legal services for its real estate and developer clients.

Whether it is a routine real estate closing, or the creation of a large commercial or residential project, Scott/ Harris has the experience and knowledge to advise and direct its clients through the complexities of real estate law. We are a local firm that has lived through the development of real property law in South Florida and are well versed in the unique problems and challenges of South Florida real estate acquisition, regulation, sale, and development.

Complementing our real estate attorneys is an experienced and knowledgeable support staff. They are prompt, courteous, and efficient, and help enable the Firm to continue to provide the quality of legal service that has become its trademark.

Scott/ Harris is a result oriented firm that has successfully aided its clients in all aspects of real estate ventures, including:

  • Development approvals, including Developments of Regional Import 
  • Residential and commercial condominium law 
  • Real estate closings
    a) Purchase and sale
    b) Title insurance
    c) Title examinations 
  • Shopping center and office documents 
  • Condominium and homeowner's associations 
  • Representation of boards of realtors 
  • Commercial, residential, construction and development lending 
  • Contract negotiations and drafting 
  • Land Trusts 
  • Commercial and residential leases


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Real Property Law Attorney

J. Richard Harris,
Real Property Law Attorney

Richard K. Barra,
Real Property Law Attorney