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Real Property Law

We are Built for Real Estate - Every Facet of It.

At Coward, Hicks & Siler, PA, our real estate attorneys provide the personal, communicative and hands-on approach expected of small law firms, while also demonstrating the experience, professionalism and deep resources typically associated with much larger firms. We are highly skilled and experienced in commercial and residential real estate transactions. Kim Coward is a Certified Specialist in Real Property Law: Residential Transactions.

Our real estate attorneys bring a depth of experience that includes efficient handling of all types of real estate transactions, both commercial and residential. Our real estate representation service includes:

  • Loan closings and refinances
  • Preparation and review of contracts and other closing documents, including:
    • Contracts for Purchase and Sale
    • Deeds and Deeds of Trust
    • Promissory Notes, Mortgage Agreements (and owner financing documents)
    • Seller Subordination Agreements
    • Commercial development and construction contracts
    • Rights of Way and Easements
    • Agreements for Road Maintenance
  • Real Property Closings:
    • Title search, title review and title opinions
    • Acquisition of Title Insurance
    • Coordination of mortgage payoffs
    • Coordination of vendor payments
    • Easement and right of way issues
  • Coordinating Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges
  • Preparation of residential and commercial lease agreements
  • Development
  • Eminent Domain & Condemnation Matters
  • HOA/Property Owners Associations

Contact Our Real Estate Lawyers

Real Estate Related Services

Real Estate Partners

Kim Coward, Board Certified Specialist in Real Estate - Residential Transactions

Kimberly Coward

Jay Coward in his offices in historic downtown Sylva

J. K. Coward

Orville Coward, Jr., Real Estate Transactions, Ligitation & Land Use Attorney

Orville D. Coward, Jr.

Other Real Estate Matters


Property Disputes and Real Property Litigation


Real Estate Closings


Homeowner and Condominium Association Law




Eminent Domain and Condemnation


Construction Law


Transactional Law – Real Estate & Contracts


Zoning, Planning and Land Use Attorneys