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.