Stark & Stark attorney Dolores R. Kelly, member of the firm’s Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use and Business & Corporate Groups, authored the article titled “A Meticulously Drafted Real Estate Contract Can Protect a Purchaser,” published in U.S. 1 on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.

The article discusses the importance of taking the appropriate steps when negotiating a commercial real estate contract. Ms. Kelley maintains that, “It is very important for a purchaser of commercial real estate to consult with an attorney prior to signing a contract.” Ms. Kelley speaks about several issues that arise during contract negotiations. She says, “A qualified attorney can assist a buyer with navigating the issues, among others, such as financing contingencies, representations if the seller on the condition of title and the property, risk of loss, taxes, and assessments."