While some states require that a real estate lawyer be involved whenever someone buys a home, in other states, a real estate attorney is a participant in the home-buying process by choice. If a real estate lawyer is not the norm or required, legal counsel can be something that any homebuyer needs. If something falls through with your deal, then you will need a real estate lawyer in any case, which means more time and cash lost than if you had worked with a real estate lawyer in the first place.
A real estate lawyer can specialize in commercial leases, house rentals, investment property or any other type of real estate that you can think of. If you are a homebuyer who is looking to retain a real estate attorney, then you need a real estate attorney who is experienced in reviewing and writing-up contracts, examining HOA rules and completing title research.
What can a real estate attorney do for you? A legal professional can be of invaluable assistance at any point in the process of purchasing a home, or even after the purchase is complete. A real estate attorney can help you draw up the contract, negotiate terms and evaluate the offer. Then he can ensure that the terms of the contract are in fact upheld. Researching the title refers to a real estate attorney making sure that there are no legal obstacles in your way, such as liens. If any disagreement is ignited between you and the seller, then a lawyer can provide you with the representation you need to smooth matters. A real estate lawyer will also assist you in closing the deal.
The office of Frank Charles Miranda, P.A. is prepared to assist you in navigating the waters of purchasing Tampa real estate. Contact us at 813.254.2637 to set an appointment for a consultation!