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A Team That Helps You Succeed

In order to better serve our clients, Peskin, Courchesne & Allen, P.C. has developed a team of attorneys and paralegals in the real estate department to address all of your real estate needs.

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Our paralegals are here to help

Putting a face to a name is one way to improve personal service.  The lawyers in the real estate department depend heavily on their paralegal staff.  Amanda, Kyleigh and Lisa are here to help you.

Meet the Real Estate Department

Attorney Nyles L. Courchesne

Nyles L. Courchesne has been a real estate attorney in the greater Springfield, MA area since 1995.  He has closed all manner of commercial and residential transactions and has represented lenders, buyers, and sellers in litigation involving real estate.

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Attorney Katherine L. Milligan

Katherine Milligan is an experienced real estate attorney and litigator.  She is a well known attorney at the Springfield Housing Court where she has assisted Landlords, Tenants and Receivers.

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Amanda Siano

Amanda has been a real estate paralegal since 2003.  She is one of the friendliest and most capable paralegals in Western Massachusetts.

Kyleigh Prince

Kyleigh is a capable real estate paralegal, with experience in purchases, sales and refinances.

Since 1995, the attorneys at Peskin, Courchesne & Allen, P.C. have developed a thriving real estate practice.  As the real estate market has changed over the years, so too have the skills and services provided by the PCA Law Real Estate Department.

The lawyers at PCA Law, can assist buyers and sellers in traditional purchase and sales of residential and commercial properties. We also have special programs for first time home buyers, investors purchasing bank owned properties or REO properties, and short sale properties.

Realtors and lenders refer their clients to the lawyers at PCA Law for our professional approach to real estate transactions and our understanding of their clients’ needs. They stay with us because of the personal care and attention to detail we apply to every case and transaction.

We represent clients in all types of commercial and residential real estate projects in the greater Springfield  and Hartford area assisting clients with:

  • Residential Transactions – purchases, sales, and refinances
  • Commercial Transactions – purchases, sales, and refinances
  • Condominiums – purchases, sales, and refinances
  • Real Estate Litigation – including condominium litigation
  • Zoning
  • Housing cooperatives
  • Receiverships – Including the representation of Receivers
  • Short sales and workouts
  • Homesteads
  • Realty trusts
  • Bank owned property / REO Property

To discuss a real estate matter, please contact Attorney Nyles L. Courchesne.

Our Real Estate Services

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First Time Home Buyer/ Closing Process Overview

PCA Law has  been assisting First Time Home Buyers for many years. PCA Law offers a First Time Home Buyer attorney discount program. Following is breakdown of our program and the home buying process. Here you will also find links to professionals to assist you in the home buying process.

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Over the course of their home ownership many home owners will refinance their mortgage in order to lock in a fixed rate, save monthly costs or shorten the term of their obligation. In order to save our clients money we we offer a number of incentives and cost savings features to make the refinance process easy and affordable.

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The Purchase And Sale Agreement

Navigating the purchase and sale agreement  or contract for the purchase of your home can be challenging.  It is important that a Buyer and Seller understand their rights under the terms of their agreement.  Following is a detailed review of the purchase and sale agreement with helpful links for more information on each section.

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Investors / Auctions / Buying Bank Owned Property

Whether you are buying residential property to hold or "flip", there are a number of different investment opportunities they each have their own nuances.  Whether you are buying at a live or on-line auction, a receivership, condominium, bankruptcy or tax auction; or simply purchasing from a lender or government agency or municipality directly,  PCA Law can provide you with legal competent counsel to complete your purchase.

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Short Sales

PCA Law is one of the most experienced offices in Western Massachusetts when it comes to short sale negotiation and representation. Our short sale lawyers are the best.  They are able to troubleshoot issues and guide clients through the maze of paperwork and requirements so that they may successfully have their loan obligations forgiven and move forward with their lives.

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A relatively new area and opportunity in real estate is the Abandoned Housing Initiative adopted by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts which was developed in response to the high number of foreclosures that have occurred over the past decade due o the recession. Whether you are considering becoming a Receiver for the Commonwealth o Massachusetts or a local municipality, you are a lender or lien holder named in a complaint,or an owner trying to understand your rights and protect your property, PCA Law can assist you.

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