Why Use a Lawyer for Home Purchase

Why Use a Lawyer for home purchases?

  1. It is required by law that each Purchaser and Vendor be represented by a lawyer on a real estate transaction.
  2. Lawyers execute the terms of the Agreement of Purchase and Sale.
  3. Perform title and off-title searches.
  4. Coordinate title insurance if necessary.
  5. Act for the lender and purchaser to arrange mortgages.
  6. Meet buyers to review searches and sign closing documents.
  7. Exchange keys and funds and handle closing issues.

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