Due Diligence in Real Estate: How to Conduct and Use



  • Available Until 2/26/2022
  • Next Class Time 10:00 AM PT
  • Duration 60 min.
  • Format MP3 Download
  • Program Code 02262019
  • MCLE Credits 1 + hours

Course Price: $65.00


This program will provide you with a real world guide to due diligence in real estate transactions – what information you need, where to get it, and the timeframes involved – depending on the type of transaction involved.  The relationship between the length and depth of due diligence and the state of the market – how “hot” markets involve more risk because sellers or other counter-parties are reluctant to give lengthy diligence periods – will be discussed.  The program will also cover what to do with diligence information, the practical process of using the information obtained to draft specific reps and warranties. This program will provide you with a real-world guide to planning due diligence in real estate transaction – essential information to obtain depending on the transaction involved and how to tie that information the transaction’s reps and warranties.

  • Planning diligence – what information you need, where to get it, and timeframes
  • Relationship between diligence and market conditions – willingness of sellers to cooperate or not
  • Using diligence – tying information obtained to specific reps and warranties
  • Review of leases, rent rolls, and financial statements
  • Service contracts, condominium HOAs, and other contracts
  • Title work – liens and other encumbrances
  • Zoning, regulatory and tax issues
  • Geological/soil/environmental – how to identify risk, what assessments to order
  • Notices of new or special tax assessments
  • Evidence of insurance 


David C. Camp is a partner in the Denver office of Senn Visciano Canges, PC, where he represents clients in all aspects of real estate transactions.  He has extensive experience in leasing, development, construction, financing and ownership issues.  He also has substantial experience in commercial finance matters, most frequently corporate and real estate financing, including mezzanine loans, construction loans, and traditional loan matters.  Mr. Camp received his B.A. cum laude from Middlebury College and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.