Real estate transactions happen every day. Perhaps you’ve noticed one of your neighbors listing their house for sale, or maybe you have your eyes on moving into a bigger home. Buying and selling property seems like a fairly straightforward process, especially when you consider all the professionals (such as a real estate agent, broker, or lender) who help complete the process.
At first thought it may not seem like there’s a reason to hire a real estate attorney. But Home Guides did some research and found that there are actually several benefits to hiring a real estate attorney before you buy or sell property.
There are many legal aspects that affect buying and selling property. Both the buyer and the seller want to get the best deal that they can. At the same time, they both want to be protected throughout the process.
A buyer’s attorney will typically handle the following:
A seller’s attorney will typically handle the following:
Especially in transactions where both the buyer and the seller have hired an attorney, all parties involved can be much more confident that they’re being protected throughout the process.
Home Guides also listed a number of benefits to hiring a real estate lawyer before buying or selling property. Some of those benefits may include:
Buying a home is often the most expensive purchase someone will make in their lifetime. An experienced lawyer will help the process stay on track while considering the best interests of their client, reducing the time, money, and letdown that occurs when something falls through due to carelessness.
Dan E. Martens has experience representing both buyers and sellers in real estate transactions. He has also practiced real estate law in Texas for more than 40 years, meaning that he’s seen just about every kind of scenario that can play out. If you’re thinking of buying or selling property, choose a local lawyer who has both long-term experience and a drive to learn about new developments in real estate law. We’re confident that you’ll find that with our team when you schedule a consultation.