buying a new house

The Home Buying Process Infographic

It’s never too early to assemble your team as you begin the process of buying a home. This infographic explains the key steps in the home buying process and highlights the role your attorney will play in the purchase of your new home.

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The Real Estate Attorney’s role in your home buying process.

A home is a major investment and small oversights can carry significant consequences, both financially and legally. Attorneys represent and help buyers through the contract process to ensure they purchase the home they want on their own terms without having to worry about any issues that may arise. Here are the top areas that a Real Estate Attorney can help you in buying a home or investment property.

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Why is Title Insurance important?

Title insurance is not as well understood as other types of home insurance, but it is just as important. You see, when purchasing a home, instead of purchasing the actual building or land, you are really purchasing the title to the property - the right to occupy and use the space. That title may be limited by rights and claims asserted by others like liens, judgments bankruptcy and tax liens, which may limit your use and enjoyment of the property and even bring financial loss. Title insurance protects against these types of title hazards.

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