Real Estate and Landlord Services

Southern Maine residential and commercial real estate lawyers

Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A. provides knowledgeable legal representation in a full range of residential and commercial real estate matters and landlord services in Southern Maine.

Jerome Gamache, John Turcotte, Eleanor Dominguez and Michael Vaillancourt bring over 60 years combined experience to the firm’s Real Estate group. They and their team are ready to assist clients in all matters relating to the purchase, sale, or ownership of commercial and residential real estate, including the following:


  • Boundary disputes and litigation
  • Commercial leasing
  • Condominium and townhouse issues
  • Construction contracts
  • Conveyancing
  • Deeds
  • Easements and rights of way
  • Escrow
  • Eminent domain
  • Financing
  • Foreclosure actions
  • Land disputes
  • Lease negotiations
  • Like kind exchanges
  • Mortgage loans
  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Property closings
  • Property sales
  • Property tax abatement
  • Quiet title actions
  • Refinancing
  • Title issues
  • Title insurance
  • Zoning law


Our skilled attorneys represent both buyers and sellers of real estate. We assist in negotiating and reviewing contracts to make sure our clients are protected, and have the skills to resolve real estate disputes quickly and effectively for our clients. Our firm also serves as an agent to major title insurance companies to issue loan or owner title insurance. Because title insurance options can be complicated, please contact us with any specific questions.
Landlord services in Southern Maine

Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A. and Michael Vaillancourt have particular experience and skill representing landlords in the state of Maine. We offer advice and counsel to landlords on matters including the following:


  • Eviction proceedings
  • Lease termination
  • Public housing
  • Section 8 representation
  • Lease drafting and review
  • Security deposit matters#
  • Abandoned property issues
  • Notice drafting and review
  • Protection from harassment


We also represent clients in any civil litigation that may arise with tenants in Maine’s state and federal courts.
Contact us to discuss your real estate matter

Property owners in Southern Maine rely on the skill and professionalism of the attorneys at Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A. To find out how we can help you, call us at 207-767-4824, or complete the contact form on the right.


In order to help you more quickly, please fill out the quick form or call us at 207-767-4824. A representative of the firm will contact you ASAP.