Real Estate  


For thirty years, the Manayunk Law Office has gained experience successfully managing the sophisticated commercial transaction, as well as patiently assisting the first-time home buyer.  Whether the transaction or dispute involves unimproved land, a multi-family dwelling, a commercial, mixed-use or an industrial development, this office will provide extraordinary service, diligence and value so each client may achieve a successful result.  Following are some of the real estate-related matters which clients have called upon the Manayunk Law Office for assistance:


  • Boundary Disputes, including asserting or defending adverse possession

  • Condominium Law, from formation through management

  • Contracts, including Agreements of Sale, Leases and Licenses

  • Conveyancing, from letter-of-intent to post-closing matters

  • Easements, from creating through defending and striking

  • Finance, including secured lending, loan documentation, restructuring

  • Land Development, including planning, land acquisition, finance, zoning, storm water and environmental matters

  • Landlord/Tenant, including leasing and disputes 

  • Real Estate Brokers' issues, including commission disputes

  • Tax Assessment Appeals, including valuation and uniformity 

  • Tax Deferred (§1031) Exchange, including reverse §1031 transactions

  • Title Issues, including title examination, encroachments and liens 

  • Zoning, including new construction, legalizing existing uses, dimensional relief and change of use.

William J. O’Brien II holds a Peer Review Rated status of AV® Preeminent™.  An "AV" rating identifies a lawyer as having very high to preeminent legal ability and is the highest reflection of expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence.  

Manayunk Law Office
4322 Main Street, P.O. Box 4603
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19127