What We Do

Real Estate


We have a real interest in real estate, from residential to commercial, to development.

For nearly thirty years, Matthew Bruff has held qualifying and employer real estate broker licenses in Colorado and New Mexico and has successfully closed over $60M in transactions.  In addition to acquisition and disposition of real estate, we assist in acquisition financing, deal structuring, negotiation, title work, and related purchase and sale documentation.

Our multidisciplinary expertise in finance and tax law consistently provides value to our clients.  Whether guiding our clients through a 1031 exchange or assisting with the acquisition of a lower mortgage rate consistent with Fannie Mae’s property exceptions, our expertise delivers accretive value to our real estate clients to maximize financial outcomes.

With recent real estate brokerage industry landscape changes following the National Association of Realtor (NAR) and related commission settlements, it is more important than ever to have an attorney/real estate broker protecting your interests.

  • Residential Purchase & Sales
  • Commercial Purchase & Sales
  • Note Purchase & Sale
  • Development & Financing
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Disputes & Litigation
  • Colorado Construction Defect Action Reform Act
  • Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act
  • Mechanics Lien
  • Partition Actions

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What We’ve Done

Selected highlights

Represented buyers and sellers in over $15M in residential sales transactions in last 24 months.

Represented family office on real estate asset sales, trust administration and fiduciary services.

Represented residential Buyer successfully obtain a return of his earnest money deposit by Seller following purchase agreement dispute.

Advised multiple sellers on Section 1031 Internal Revenue Code ("like-kind") tax exchange transactions

Filed complaint in CO District Court against client’s landlord and property management company for violations of Colorado’s warranty of habitability, wrongful withholding of security deposit and unjust enrichment.  Favorably settled for treble damages.

Represented client in CO District Court for breach of contract, suit on account, unjust enrichment, to foreclose mechanics lien and for damages for client with respect to residential construction project; received favorable settlement.

We are tenacious, trusted advisors

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