Buy or Sell Your Property with Help from a Real Estate Lawyer

Practicing Lawyers:

Kenneth R. Watson and Matthew Scheffelmaier

Residential Property Transactions

There are many things to consider when buying or selling a home. Our real estate lawyers have the necessary experience to guide you through the details of buying, selling or refinancing your property. We represent and advise purchasers, sellers and investors with their transactions including the following:

  • Residential purchases and sales
  • Condominium purchases and sales
  • Leases and related transactions
  • Mortgage financing
  • New home construction
  • Refinancing

Commercial Property Transactions

Our real estate lawyers work hard to close your deal in a manner that is best for your circumstances. We have represented a broad range of clients in the negotiation and completion of many commercial real estate transactions, including the purchase or sale of office buildings, apartment buildings, hotels, and industrial properties.

We will assist you in all of these matters:

  • Commercial purchases and sales
  • Commercial financing and mortgages
  • Commercial leasing
  • Construction financing
  • Land development
  • Condominium developments

Our experience and resources ensure that we are able to competently represent clients with virtually any type of transaction or financing, including negotiating and drafting purchase agreements, drafting a lease, or structuring a joint venture or limited partnership.

Real Estate Development

Our real estate lawyers have experience in a wide range of legal services for development related matters including:

  • Preliminary layout approvals
  • Real estate disclosure statements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Subdivision and rezoning applications
  • Easements, covenants and statutory rights of way
  • Fee simple and strata lot developments

Our office works with other professionals including surveyors and engineers, as well as municipal, regional and provincial authorities. We represent clients including developers, builders, investors and landlords. Our experience has given us the knowledge required to assist our clients through all phases of development projects including planning, approvals, disclosure, construction, and completion.

Please contact our office for more information or a confidential consultation.

Expert Legal Advice

Our experienced lawyers are ready to help individuals, families and businesses in the Kootenays

Watson & Company

Nelson Office

Suite 2-609 Baker Street

Nelson, BC V1L 4J3







Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Closed for lunch from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Please call during office hours to make an appointment. We can accommodate appointments outside of business hours if needed.

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