Popular Questions about Purchasing Real Estate
Do you need assistance with a residential real estate closing? Our experienced real estate attorneys assist buyers with the purchase of many different types of properties. We will review your contract to ensure that you will be protected and also represent you at the closing. There are many aspects of the purchase of real estate that you may need assistance with. For example, you may have questions about:
- Review and negotiation of the real estate contract;
- Explanation of the real estate contract and mortgage commitment;
- Repair issues;
- Negotiation with the seller’s attorney, title company and mortgage company;
- Title research; and
- Representation at closing.
Purchasing real estate is exciting and also is a substantial commitment of time and funds. You will have many questions during this time. We can help you understand the purchase contract to include the type of ownership. There are various types of ownership and we can explain them to you to help you choose which is most suitable for you. We can also check for any covenants, easements or liens that would impact your full use of the property and explain the ramifications of those. Further, we can draft and file all of the legal documents. We can explain the mortgage and work with your bank, if necessary, to modify the terms. Another service that we perform is to examine any closing adjustments such as taxes and utilities to ensure that they are apportioned properly. We attend the closing and review all of the papers that you will be asked to sign. Finally, we can arrange for title insurance to protect you after the purchase.