Real Estate

For many families and individuals, the purchase or sale of a home is one of the largest and most important transactions they will make in their lifetime. There are a myriad of decisions to make from contract to closing and often numerous negotiations that take place along the way. It is important to retain a well-qualified attorney to handle these transactions. Our law firm strives to make the process as smooth and seamless as possible so that you can spend your time worrying about the move, not about the closing intricacies.

BUYER CLOSING SERVICES
Closing services provided to a buyer for purchase of a property include:

  • Drafting/reviewing of the contract for purchase
  •  Explanation of the contract along with timing and possession issues
  •  Negotiation of repair issues that may be indicated by home inspection
  •  Examination of the title commitment and survey to ensure there are no encroachments and that title is marketable/merchantable
  •  Monitoring of deadlines
  •  Explanation of contract contingencies
  •  Attendance and deal facilitation at closing
  •  Comparison of loan agreement with loan documents at closing
  •  Negotiation of any last minute disputes (if any)



SELLER CLOSING SERVICES
Closing services provided to a seller for sale of a property include:

  • Reviewing of the signed contract
  •  Handling of buyer’s earnest money in escrow
  •  Reviewing of the tax prorations to ensure they are fair
  •  Explanation and reviewing of penalties for default
  •  Ordering of title insurance
  •  Ordering of land survey (if required by contract)
  •  Handling of municipal requirements including but not limited to inspections, transfer stamps, and water/sewer tests
  •  Preparation of documents required for title transfer including but not limited to deed, bill of sale, affidavit of title, ALTA statement, and closing statement
  •  Attendance at closing along with negotiation of any last minute disputes