Protecting client interests in residential and commercial real estate transactions

The lawyers at Deskevich, Gavin & Harris have focused on real estate law since the firm was founded in 1979. We have represented countless individual, corporate and investment clients over the years, helping them realize dreams both large and small.

While each attorney in our office concentrates in specific areas of law, every one of our lawyers is experienced in handling real estate matters. Clients who turn to us repeatedly for their real estate needs speak to the caliber of our real estate work.

No matter the size or complexity of your real estate matter, we are here to assist. Some of our most commonly requested services include:

  • Home buyers
  • Home sellers
  • Refinance borrowers
  • Realtors
  • Builders
  • Mortgage lenders
  • Mortgage  brokers

Home builder construction loan closings

With extensive experience in construction law issues and home builder construction loans, Deskevich, Gavin & Harris provides highly capable representation to a number of Richmond-area home builders.

Commercial settlement and loan transactions

The partners of Deskevich, Gavin & Harris are principally responsible for representing clients in commercial property acquisition, sales and loan transactions, including extensive experience with 1031 tax exchange transactions. We are able to close construction-permanent loans and serve as lender counsel in commercial mortgage loan transactions for many financial institutions.

Commercial development, leasing and property management

Our firm has experience representing several owners and property managers of local shopping centers and retail establishments, including leasing, financing, acquisition, sales and development. We've also represented a national drug retailer with site development throughout Virginia and the developer of several out-parcel retail sites in Richmond-area shopping centers. Our diversity extends to land use and development providing guidance in zoning and development with our local government departments and we capitalize on our existing relationships with engineers, planners, surveyors, and site builders to create a team to advance your project to approval, whether big or small.


Real Estate Attorneys

Duane A. Deskevich

Charles A. Gavin

Andrew C. Harris

Edward A. Loughran, III

Contact Us

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