Do You Need a Real Estate Attorney?

A real estate attorney is a licensed attorney who specializes in real estate transactions and disputes. A real estate lawyer…

A real estate attorney is a licensed attorney who specializes in real estate transactions and disputes. A real estate lawyer will prepare or review documents leading up to closing day for a real estate deal on behalf of the buyer or seller.

Depending on your state or city, real estate attorneys may be considered a necessary and standard player in the real estate purchase process, or they may be used less often. Here’s what you need to know about the work a real estate attorney does and when you may need one in your corner.

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How Much Does a Real Estate Attorney Cost?

You can expect a lawyer to have an established hourly rate, which varies by the experience,

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