Real Estate Transactions

Estate Planing

We help our clients organize their asses to provide for their families, allowing them to leave a legacy for future generations


Business Law

The firm provides advice and guidance on contracts, entity information, and various aspects of a business relations.

The purchase and sale of real property; whether residential or commercial,

is one of the largest and most important financial decisions a person or

entity will ever make, and the complexity of those transactions can be

overwhelming and very costly if handled improperly.


At the Law Office of Duane E. Baum, P.A. we have the experience and legal

knowledge to assist our clients with all their real estate transaction needs

and objectives. We work closely with our clients and provide guidance at

all stages of the transaction from the initial contract negotiations and

preparation to the financing and final closing. We represent local, national

and international buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real

estate. We have extensive experience working with real estate brokers, real

agents, investors, mortgage companies, banks, private lenders, home

owner associations, condominium associations, property management

companies, state and local municipalities.


Under federal and/or state law, a title company can only provide title

closing services, and under federal and/or state law is forbidden from

unlicensed practice of the law and providing legal advice in any capacity.

However, the Law Office of Duane E. Baum, P.A. is not licensed under

Florida law to provide legal advice on real estate transactions but we are an

approved title agent several national title insurance companies. This means

that we can cover every aspect of the real estate transaction for our

residential and commercial clients.


The Law Office of Duane E. Baum, P.A. is experienced in all aspects of Real

Estate Law, including, but not limited to:

  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Buyer and Seller Representation
  • Title and Closings Services
  • Title Review and Examination
  • Short Sale Negotiations
  • Document preparation and review (e.g. purchase and sales contracts, mortgages, leases, deeds, etc.)
  • Business/Entity Formations for Real Estate Transactions
  • Contract Preparation and Review (e.g. purchase and sales agreements partnership agreements, operating agreements, shareholder agreements etc.)
  • Seller and Buyer closing document preparation and review

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