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Do I need a lawyer on a home purchase/sale if I have a real estate agent representing me?

Buying or selling a home is often the biggest transaction in a person’s life, with much money involved and risks incurred. While it is true that a real estate agents often prepare a real estate contract and a title company can act as closing agent, the attorney is the only party that can advocate a position and give its client legal advice. Buying and selling real estate is an important transaction and doing so without legal representation can be very risky. We always recommend hiring an attorney before signing a real estate contract. Our office has the experience to know what issues can arise during a real estate transaction and can protect a Buyer or Seller by helping to negotiate the contract language. Our office advises clients on issues ranging from title, zoning, financing, inspections, taxes, and other contract contingencies that real estate agents and title companies cannot.

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