Milwaukee Real Estate Attorneys

At Halling & Cayo our attorneys have navigated the Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin real estate market for over 40 years. Since most real estate transactions are dealing with hundreds of thousands of dollars, you need an experienced and skillful lawyer on your side so you can be sure you understand all of the terms and conditions. If you are looking to purchase a home or are a contractor, landlord or tenant, you will benefit most from the guidance of a lawyer that works directly with you.

Real estate issues are detail oriented, time sensitive, and highly complex. We have the experience to approach real estate transactions and litigation with an eye toward quick resolution that doesn’t drag on and cost you unnecessary time or money. Because of our personal one-on-one attention and exceptional service, we have earned an outstanding reputation for all real estate-related services including the following:

Real Estate Lawyer Milwaukee

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home or a business, we can help you every step of the way. We will work with you from the point you begin negotiations on the sale through drafting the contract and into the closing process. We can assist with the minute details such as ordering and reviewing title, surveys and other reports, issuing title insurance, and reviewing financing options.

Our end goal at Halling & Cayo is that we want your experience buying or selling real estate to be a positive one. We are committed to providing personalized legal representation, to educating you about the process and to helping you achieve your real estate goals. For more information and to speak to a real estate lawyer in our firm, contact us today.

Milwaukee Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

At Halling & Cayo, our commercial real estate lawyers represent real estate owners, developers, purchasers, and lenders throughout the state in a broad range of property development, ownership, and management issues. Due to our extensive knowledge in this field, we are able to provide our clients with legal advice that is specifically tailored to the unique facets of each case.

Because no two commercial business transactions are alike, rest assured we do not use formulaic documents that can leave important concerns unaddressed. Each case we build is unique, and our attorneys can help you avoid contract disputes, address concerns regarding environmental contamination, and avert litigation. We take action today to help you avoid potential problems in the future.

Whether you are buying, selling, leasing, or have an option to buy commercial property, we can help.

Halling & Cayo also represents banks, mortgage companies, and savings and loan companies with legal matters pertaining to commercial and residential real estate financing, and mortgages.

Our Real Estate Team can help with:

  • Condemnation
  • Land Contracts/Alternative Financing/Contract for Deed
  • Eminent domain
  • Land use and zoning
  • Mortgages
  • Title insurance
  • Development
  • Quiet title actions
  • Failure to disclose defects
  • Escrow Closings
  • Tax deferred exchanges

For help with all of your commercial real estate needs, contact the lawyers at Halling & Cayo.

Milwaukee Real Estate Development Lawyer

Halling & Cayo real estate and development lawyers help take the confusion and stress out of real estate transactions, disputes, and other real estate concerns. With our expertise and attention to detail, we’ll help prevent problems that could arise in the future and give you the confidence you need to move forward with your real estate transactions. Our Wisconsin real estate attorneys represent buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate and provide counsel for developers, real estate investors, and businesses.

We’ve helped clients develop:

  • Shopping centers
  • Mixed-use commercial properties
  • Single and multi-family homes

From boundary disputes and disagreements between neighbors to breaches of lease agreements or violations of purchase contracts, we can help you negotiate or find resolution with the other party or assist in litigating your case in court. Whether you are buying your first home or investing in rental property, we know the process. We work closely with real estate agents and the seller’s real estate attorneys to expedite the process and have the experience needed to draft and review documents in a timely manner so you can complete the sale. Our 40 years of experience in real estate and development law means we have extensive knowledge in:


  • Condemnation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Entitlements
  • Land use
  • Permits
  • PUD Application
  • Special use
  • Title insurance
  • Zoning

At Halling & Cayo we have extensive knowledge of this intricate system. Don’t trust an inexperienced firm with a significant monetary purchase like real estate. Contact Halling & Cayo today if you need assistance with real estate or development law services.

Milwaukee Real Estate Dispute Attorneys

Should you become involved in a real estate related dispute, the attorneys at Halling & Cayo are excellent negotiators and skilled trial attorneys who can knowledgeably advocate for your best interest. We focus our practice on matters involving:

Litigation – When we have to enter the courtroom, rest assured that we are knowledgeable and skilled at matters ancillary to business disputes (insurance, bad faith, corporate governance, land use, construction defect, debt collection) and we are committed to keeping our clients informed and supported as well as helping them navigate the legal system with clear and direct answers. We understand that for many, the law is intimidating and we want to make sure you understand every move we make in the courtroom and why we feel it is in the best interest of your case.

Real Estate Law Concerns – We handle the full range of matters relating to real estate, from helping you understand how we negotiate simple leases and closings to complex commercial property transactions. We also have extensive experience with construction disputes representing both owners and contactors in and out of the courtroom. Our knowledge in the area means that we know who the players are and how to help you with your case.

For more information about how we can help you with your real estate litigation needs, please contact Halling & Cayo.