Real Property Section
The Real Property Section is composed of attorneys whose practices involve all aspects of real estate and real estate development law. The Section's areas of interest include conveyancing, leasing, financing, land use planning, and planned unit developments. In addition, the Real Property Section considers tax issues which impact real estate. The Section studies and reports upon proposed and desirable legislation. It also engages in cooperative efforts with the Greater Pittsburgh Board of Realtors and other organizations in areas of mutual interest including the creation of standard forms of agreements for real estate transactions. The Section also acts as a link between the real estate practitioners and the governmental agencies which regulate or impact real estate transactions. The Real Property Section considers new approaches and techniques to encourage an environment in which responsible real estate development can succeed. The Section promotes legal education regarding issues of real estate law by sponsoring seminars and conferences and by publishing writings in this field. Finally, the Section fosters social interaction among the real estate lawyers of Allegheny County, and works to insure the continued high ethical standards of lawyers practicing in this field.
ACBA Liaison: Donna Betza, 412-402-6670