Phone (310) 454-0602
Address Icon 15200 W. Sunset Blvd. Ste. 210
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
info@earlellislaw.com
Real Estate
Real Estate

The firmʼs principle, D. Earl Ellis, offers more than 30 years of experience in advice, negotiation, documentation, and successful outcomes in real estate transactions. He is comfortable in real estate matters large and small, simple and complex. His style is to listen, evaluate, educate, and counsel the client, so the client is able to make informed decisions that are then documented by the firm.

Real estate agreements are contracts, and the page on Contracts offers advice on the “perfect agreement.” Our services in real estate include:

  • BOUNDARY LINES:
    • Encroachments
    • Fences and Trees
    • Lot Line Adjustments
    • Surveys, Evaluation of
  • BROKERS AND LISTING AGREEMENTS
  • BUILDING PERMITS & OTHER APPROVALS
  • COMMUNITY PROPERTY
  • CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATES - Please see (Homeowners’ Association)
  • CONFLICT RESOLUTION
  • CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS
    • Agreements–Design Professionals:
      • Architects
      • Consultants
      • Engineers
    • Home Improvements
    • Legal and Practical Overview
    • Mechanics Liens– Avoiding Them
  • CO-OWNERSHIP:
    • Also See Title on this Page
    • Analysis and Evaluations
    • Co-Tenancy Agreements
    • Partition Actions
    • Types of Co-Ownership:
  • COVENANTS, CONDITIONS & RESTRICTIONS (CC&Rs):
    • Advice
    • Drafting
    • Enforcement
    • Interpretation
    • Review
  • DEVELOPMENT
  • EASEMENTS:
    • Creation
    • Enforcement
    • Interpretation
    • Termination
  • EQUITY SHARING ARRANGEMENTS
  • ESCROWS
  • EXCHANGES
  • FILMING:
    • On Your Property
    • On Your Neighborʼs Property
  • FINANCING:
    • Conventional Loans
    • Equity Sharing Arrangements
    • Foreclosures–Overview, Consequences
    • Personal Liability Concerns
    • Opinion Letters
    • Private Loans
    • Reverse Mortgages:
      • Advice
      • Consultation
      • Review
    • Subordination and Non-Disturbance Agreements
  • HOME IMPROVEMENTS
  • HOMEOWNERSʼ ASSOCIATIONS
  • JOINT TENANCY
  • JOINT VENTURES
  • LEASES - DRAFTING, NEGOTIATION AND REVIEW:
    • Commercial
    • Industrial
    • Land
    • Office
    • Retail
  • LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES
  • LOANS AND MORTGAGES – Please See "Financing" on this Page
  • NEIGHBORS AND NEIGHBORHOOD DISPUTES
  • OPINION LETTERS
  • OPTIONS
  • PARTNERSHIPS
  • PARTITION ACTIONS
  • POWERS OF ATTORNEY
  • PROBATES
  • PROPERTY TAXES:
    • Exemptions
    • Reappraisals & Planning to Avoid Them
  • PURCHASE & SALES CONTRACTS:
    • Commercial Buildings
    • Raw Land
    • Residences
    • Shopping Centers
  • RECIPROCAL EASEMENT AGREEMENTS
  • REVERSE MORTGAGES
    • Advice
    • Consultation
    • Review
  • SUBORDINATION AND NON-DISTURBANCE AGREEMENTS
  • TAX PLANNING AND CONSEQUENCES:
    • Acquisitions
    • Exchanges
    • Family Members
    • Gifts
    • Sales
    • Transfers
  • TITLE:
    • Also, See Co-Ownership
    • How to Take Title (Including Tax and Estate Consequences)
    • Quiet Title Actions
    • Title Problems
    • Title Documents, Policies, and Reports
  • VARIANCES, ADVICE ON:
    • Opposing
    • Seeking