Many buyers and sellers of real estate choose to work exclusively with their real estate agent for the majority of the negotiation process, even all the way until the point of closing. This is often a mistake, as a South Florida real estate lawyer is best suited to offer you advice during real estate contract [...]
Many home buyers make the mistake of hiring a South Florida real estate attorney only after their contract has been signed and a conflict has occurred, when they would have greatly benefited from hiring a real estate attorney at the start of negotiations. It is particularly important to hire a South Florida residential real estate [...]
A Fort Lauderdale real estate attorney can negotiate the terms of a real estate contract for you to ensure that it protects your interests. During negotiations, it is important to have an experienced Fort Lauderdale real estate attorney on board who will include all of the specific provisions that you need to protect your investment [...]
Hiring an Independent Real Estate Attorney Instead of a Real Estate Agent Referred Attorney (Part 3 of 3)
You should never rely solely on the recommendation of your real estate agent for a Fort Lauderdale real estate lawyer due to the inherent conflict of interest that your agent has. Although you are free to hire anyone you want, it is in your best interest to do your own research to find an experienced [...]
Hiring an Independent Real Estate Attorney Instead of a Real Estate Agent Referred Attorney (Part 2 of 3 )
If you ever feel pressured to finalize a real estate deal from a South Florida real estate lawyer or from your agent be very cautious. Your interest is not the same as the interest of your real estate agent at the point of closing, and there may be parts of the deal that you would [...]
Hiring an Independent Real Estate Attorney Instead of a Real Estate Agent Referred Attorney (Part 1 of 3)
There are several types of real estate transactions and circumstances where you should consider hiring an independent Fort Lauderdale real estate attorney to represent you. An experienced real estate attorney will ensure that your interests are protected, and it is well worth the cost if you are even slightly concerned about the deal.
Situations where a Fort Lauderdale Real Estate Attorney can Offer Beneficial Services during a Closing (Part 3 of 3)
It’s never a good idea to assume that every real estate transaction will go perfectly. If a deal goes sour there’s no better friend to have than an experienced Fort Lauderdale real estate attorney. There are also an infinite number of potential legal questions and concerns that can come up during the process of a [...]
As discussed in the previous article, there are many reasons why a buyer or seller would choose to have a Fort Lauderdale title examination & insurance attorney represent them at closing and manage the transaction.
In the state of Florida both attorneys and title companies are allowed to issue title insurance. In Florida it is not required to hire a South Florida real estate lawyer for a real estate closing, but there are several distinct advantages to working with one.
The doctrine of lender liability refers to the various legal theories a commercial borrower may bring against their lender for purported misconduct. According to the American Bankers Association, breach of contract is the most prevalent theory of lender liability used by borrowers against lenders. The South Florida lender liability claims attorneys at Schecter Law have [...]