Tyra N. Read


Professional Experience

Tyra represents buyers, sellers, property owners, developers, builders, private and institutional lenders and borrowers in a wide variety of residential and commercial real estate matters.

She drafts, reviews and advises clients concerning contracts, real estate and loan documents, easement agreements, lease agreements, foreclosures and works to resolve any real estate matter.

Tyra also handles closings, including issuing title insurance, and advises clients in the purchase and sale of land and buildings, including related development, easement, survey and title.

Tyra is a prolific author on real  estate matters.  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.

Tyra’s clients routinely provide feedback about the high quality of her work*. One of her clients stated:

“Tyra took care of our case as if we were family”

Client, Somero Enterprises Inc. said:

“Tyra provided more than legal guidance. When our existing “deal” began to look unfavorable, she provided a reference for a broker who found us the perfect solution in less than a week.  With Tyra’s help, we closed on the right property in record time.  Her responsiveness to our needs and the consistent attention to details made it possible.” 

Awards & Honors

  • 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 received the 2014 Cape Coral Construction Industry Association President’s Award, given for service to the organization and community above and beyond.  
  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell

Activities & Memberships

Tyra is very active in the Southwest Florida community.  She serves on the board of the Cape Coral Community Foundation, Cape Coral Construction Industry Association (CCCIA), and is a member of the Leadership Committee of Giving Alliance of Women.  Tyra is also a member of the the City of Cape Cape Chamber of Commerce, CCIM SWFL District, the Real Property Probate & Trust Section of The Florida Bar and the Lee County Association of Women Lawyers.