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Why is it important to have an attorney when buying a home?

On Behalf of | Feb 10, 2021 | Real estate transactions |

Purchasing a residential property is one of the most significant purchases an adult will make in his or her lifetime. When things go wrong or there are issues post-sale, it can have major legal and financial implications for years to come. Tennessee homebuyers will find it beneficial to work with an experienced attorney in order to avoid complications and unnecessary setbacks when buying a home.

Help at every step

There is more involved with buying a home than just finding the right property and making an offer. An attorney can assist with every step and the various aspects of this potentially complex process, including:

  • reviewing a proposed contract of drafting a contract when making an offer
  • navigating complications with the title of the property
  • reviewing the terms when refinancing a residential property
  • representing the buyer during the closing
  • reviewing the zoning designation of the property before purchase
  • securing full disclosure from the seller about the property

When there are issues during the purchase process, it can cause delays and lead to more expenses. It’s worthwhile to have knowledgeable assistance in order to streamline the process as much as possible.

Before making an offer

Before making an offer or agreeing to terms when buying a home, it is beneficial to first reach out to a Tennessee real estate lawyer. An attorney can assist with the timely resolution of disputes and help move the process forward with minimal problems and setbacks. With knowledgeable guidance, buyers can feel confident about the protection of their rights and interests at every step.