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Real Estate

Diversity of Practice

The real estate practice at Griffin & Matthews is as diverse as the industry. Sam Griffin first obtained his Texas real estate salesman license in 1975, and has held his real estate broker license since 1980. His 30+ years of licensure, coupled with the firm's extensive experience in real estate matters, provides our clients with substantial INSIGHT into the many facets of real estate.


Both in good times or bad, we have represented real estate clients with their litigation and transactional needs in matters ranging from small TRANSACTIONS to multimillion dollar development and construction projects. We regularly represent these parties from concept to sale, and, if necessary, to workout or trial.

We have experience in representing:

  • Parties in the creation of entities to hold and develop real estate PROJECTS
  • Owners and property management companies
  • Developers, builders and contractors
  • Lenders and realtors
  • Residential and commercial property associations
  • Buyers and sellers in varied transactions and disputes, ranging from single-family residences to multimillion dollar COMMERCIAL properties

We also provide guidance to our clients in the areas of:

  • Commercial and residential land development
  • Sales, financing, capitalization and workouts for commercial, residential, retail, condo/townhouse and mixed-use projects
  • Construction contracts and disputes
  • Mechanic's and materialman's liens
  • Section 1031 (like-kind) exchanges
  • Commercial and residential lease negotiations
  • Deed restriction violations
  • Formation of homeowners associations and preparation and creation of related documents
  • Foreclosure and evictions
  • Property management
  • Preparation of various other business documents

Collaborative Approach

Real estate matters, in today's environment, require very delicate handling and can be a MINEFIELD to the unaware and unprepared. Parties to real estate transactions and disputes often need unique and creative approaches to negotiate and solve problems allowing the objectives to be obtained. With our experience, we at Griffin & Matthews are well-suited to collaborate with our clients in discussing, planning, implementing, and closing the transaction or dispute in as cost-effective and practicable manner as possible.

To talk with us about these or other real estate matters, we urge you to contact our Houston law office. To speak with the attorneys at Griffin & Matthews regarding your legal concerns, call us at 281-870-1124 or contact us online to schedule a confidential consultation.