Real Estate

The Watkins & Eager real estate attorneys bring experience, knowledge and responsiveness to real estate transactions both within and outside the State of Mississippi. With their expertise in the real estate field and involvement in vast transactions, our attorneys approach complex and simple transactions with sound, common-sense advice. Our culture of teamwork promotes timely responses to our clients, allowing us to quickly address the needs of our clients, negotiate difficult issues, devise creative solutions and consummate a successful closing. Our team is well equipped to address a multitude of real estate issues including tax, environmental concerns and finance.

Our attorneys represent and work closely with owners, developers, lenders and investors involved in the real estate industry. The firm's capabilities and experience encompasses a wide array of real estate services including:

  • Acquisition and Disposition of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Development

Affordable Housing
Condominium and Master Planned Communities
Office Buildings
Residential Subdivision Development
Shopping Center and Retail

  • Tax Credit Developments

Historical Tax Credits
Low Income Housing Tax Credits
New Market Tax Credits

  • Real Estate Financing (Public and Private)
  • Recreational and Investment Property
  • Leasing (Landlord and Tenant)
  • Zoning, Land Use Regulation and Permitting
  • Business Entity Planning
  • Construction Law
  • Title Insurance
  • Property Management and Operations
  • Foreclosure/Workouts

Our attorneys understand the business of real estate and regularly speak at seminars, conduct in-house educational forums with clients and publish articles on current real estate topics, trends and legal issues. In addition, many of our attorneys have been recognized as leaders within the field of real estate and participate in nationally recognized industry organizations.

Our experience, knowledge and specialized skills bring added value to every transaction, with legal guidance to assist our clients to accomplish their business objectives and goals.     

Practice Leader

Paul L. Gunn

Paul L. Gunn

Phone: 601.965.1810



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