Tyra N. Read represents buyers, sellers, property owners, as well as developers, builders and lenders in a wide variety of residential and commercial real estate matters. She drafts and reviews easement agreements, handles foreclosures, real estate and loan closings (including issuing title insurance) and works to resolve any real estate matter.
In addition, Tyra advises clients in the purchase and sale of land and buildings, including any development, easement and survey matters. She also prepares and reviews loan documents for banks, private lenders and borrowers, counsels landlords and tenants in lease negotiations and prepares residential and commercial leases.
Tyra also is a regular contributor to Henderson Franklin blog, The Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate, and the newsletter, The Lender’s Perspective. In fact, her articles entitled “Florida’s ‘Save Our Homes’ Benefit and the Depreciation in Real Estate Values” and “Will the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act Help Florida Property Owners” were included in a book entitled “Florida Foreclosure, What Lawyers Need to Know Now” published by Thomson West in 2009 and available on Amazon.com. Additional articles and blog posts include:
In 2010, Tyra was recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine as a “Rising Star” in the area of real estate. While up to 5% of the lawyers in the State are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list.
Tyra moved to Florida from Holland, New York, in 1986. She is married and has one son, Chadd, who attends Florida Gulf Coast University.
Tyra is very active in the Southwest Florida community. She serves on the board of the Cape Coral Construction Industry Association (CCCIA) and is a member of the Leadership Committee of the Cape Coral Community Foundation’s Giving Alliance of Women. Tyra is also a member of the Real Estate Investment Society (REIS), Southwest Florida Real Estate Investment Association (SWFL REIA), Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA) and the City of Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce. She is also a member of the Real Property Probate & Trust Section of The Florida Bar and the Lee County Bar Association.