Coughlin & Gerhart LLP

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Binghamton Area Real Estate Law Attorneys: Discover the Coughlin & Gerhart Difference

In few areas can the counsel of an experienced lawyer provide greater protection and assistance on complex issues than in the high-stakes area of real estate. Whether a family is purchasing its first home, or a commercial developer is seeking approval of a multimillion-dollar project, the attorney you choose can make the difference between a streamlined successful process and disappointment.

Coughlin & Gerhart maintains an active, diverse real estate law practice, dedicated to guiding and protecting residential and commercial clients through real estate transactions with punctuality, access, and efficiency. We also provide litigation services to clients involved in land-related disputes. Our attorneys possess decades of combined transactional and litigation experience, and combine this experience with a client-focused approach that emphasizes frequent interaction.

Dynamic Counsel for Residential and Commercial Clients in New York’s Southern Tier and Northern Pennsylvania

Coughlin & Gerhart offers a wide range of services to residential and commercial real estate clients in New York’s Southern Tier and Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier. We have seven offices and, therefore, can provide our clients with easier and better access to our experienced lawyers. Our services range from very complex real estate transactions to the more basic, including:

  • Abstracts of Title (preparation & examination)
  • Deed Restrictions
  • Land Transfers
  • Negotiation of Contracts
  • Purchases, Sales, & Leases (commercial & residential)
  • Real Estate Closings and post-Closing Protection matters
  • Title Insurance* (for lenders & owners)
  • Bank and other Lender Financing
  • Foreclosures
  • Mortgages
  • Real Estate Tax Assessment Issues
  • Boundary Line Agreements and Partitions
  • Easements, Licenses, and Restrictive Covenants
  • Real Estate Development
  • Zoning & Land Use issues
  • Litigation of Real Estate Disputes, including landlord-tenant, boundary line, sales contract, title, unresolved lien issues, breach of contract, and all kinds of real estate disputes are often handled jointly by our Litigation and Real Estate Practice Groups.

Our firm has been assisting sellers, buyers, developers, investors, lenders, municipalities, and other interests in the full range of real estate transactions that take place throughout the Southern Tier region of New York for over one hundred years.

We regularly counsel clients who desire to form limited liability companies and other entities for real estate ventures and financing, including advice on the business and tax implications of such entities, the mechanics of their formation and operations, and the maintenance of proper records for such entities. Our attorneys also regularly advise lenders and borrowers in finance transactions secured by mortgages on both residential and commercial real estate. We also have experience in all issues relevant to commercial real estate finance. No matter what your real estate needs may be, we look forward to the opportunity to assist you.

*Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP currently utilizes Chicago Title Insurance Company as its title insurance underwriter.  To view current title insurance rates, please visit

Contact Coughlin & Gerhart

We can determine how to best help you with your legal matter during a confidential consultation. To arrange to speak with one of our experienced real estate attorneys, call our Binghamton headquarters at 607-821-2202, toll free 800-646-3420, or send us an email.