Buying real estate in today’s market and any legal matters pertaining to it can be confusing, but at the Okonji Law Office, we can help! The real estate market is really just a wide sea of paperwork once you’ve found the perfect place. Between getting a mortgage, drawing up an offer, and finalizing closing costs, you don’t want to be the only one at the table without representation.
Don’t Go It Alone
When you show up to buy or sell a home, you’ll want the backup that a lawyer can provide. This will be to make sure that your rights aren’t at risk! A real estate attorney can alert you to any red flags that might come up when you’re trying to buy a home. That kind of warning could save you money if you were to be left holding some kind of financial bag. But also heartache if your dream home fell through because of some terrible contract wording.
At Every Step
It makes sense that when you are making such a big purchase, you would want to save wherever you can. This is why so many opt out of hiring an attorney during this process. However, you’ll find that hiring an attorney is a serious asset to have.
Buying a home is undoubtedly one of the most expensive purchases a person can make; your attorney can help you navigate it all. All the paperwork that comes with buying, the contracts, the schedules, the jargon can bury you if you get overwhelmed. Your attorney is there to make sure you understand everything in a concise manner so you have peace of mind with your purchase.
It’s Our Job!
A good real estate attorney will do a title search on the home and meet the home inspector with you. If any problems are discovered, we can help you negotiate a deal that you’ll benefit from. We’ll go to bat on your behalf, possibly getting a reduction on the sale price or credit on any needed repairs.
When you come together with the seller and any others that have a hand in the sale of the property, it’s your job to create a big-picture deal. You’ll buy the home for X from the seller, and all will go according to plan. Your lawyer is there to hammer out all the details and contracts to perfection. This way, you are truly getting the best deal and are protected!