One of the Most Important Things To Do When Buying a Home

One of the most important things to do when purchasing a home in New York or anywhere for that matter is to higher a real estate lawyer.  Now I know what you are thinking Рof course we would say that because we real estate lawyers Рbut this genuinely happens to be one of the most important things that you could do for yourself that will help you not only now but for many years to come considering that purchasing a home for most people is a long term investment.

Hiring a real estate lawyer means you will have an experienced person who knows the real estate law for the state you are moving into and will be able to help you with the following type of issues:

  • Help you negotiate terms and price on the binder (if you have a real estate lawyer in this stage of the process)
  • Review and explain the contact to you and make necessary negotiations¬† with the seller’s attorney
  • Assist in the process of helping you obtain your mortgage commitment
  • Review the title which would include information on the seller’s, yourself and the property
  • Set up the closing date
  • Represent you during the closing of title to make sure your transaction goes as smooth as possible

Real estate lawyers are not very expensive and nothing can replace being represented by an experienced and knowledgeable attorney throughout the process of buying your home.

If you live in the New York City area and would like us to represent you throughout your purchase and at the closing of title or if you just have real estate questions call 800.976.4904 or fill out of contact form.

Steven T. Decker is an experienced real estate lawyer, author and speaker. With over 20 years of experience, Steven represents individuals and investors in the purchase of residential and commercial real property. Steven is the author of "The Five Myths that can Ruin the Purchase of Your Home" and he is the publisher of the "New York Real Estate Law Blog". If you are buying or selling a home or commercial property in Staten Island, New York City or New Jersey contact Steven T. Decker, Esq. to discuss the services that he offers and how his legal representation will assist you.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: The information contained on this website is provided for general educational purposes only, should not be relied on as legal advice and does not serve to create an attorney client relationship. In utilizing this website you acknowledge that there is no attorney client relationship between you and Steven T. Decker, Esq. and that the information contained on this site does not and cannot serve as a replacement for the competent legal advice of a licensed attorney in your state. The content of this website is subject to the Copyright of its author, Steven T. Decker, Esq.
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