Real Estate Attorney for Buying & Selling a Home

If you are buying a house, you will need a real estate attorney to assist you with many issues including the following:

  • What inspections you should obtain before signing a Contract of Sale
  • What terms to include in your Contract of Sale
  • Explaining the terms of the Contract of Sale and negotiating terms that will protect your interests
  • Ordering Title Insurance and analyzing the Title Report when it is issued
  • Assisting with issues while you are obtaining a mortgage
  • What steps to take before the Closing
  • Calculating accurate Closing adjustments and credits for real estate taxes and other credits
  • Personal representation¬†at the real estate Closing

If you are selling a house, you will need a real estate attorney to protect your investment. Our services include:

  • Reviewing and negotiating a Listing Agreement with a real estate agent
  • Drafting and negotiating a Contract of Sale based on your specific situation and your needs
  • Clearing any Title Defects and exceptions that arise when a title search is conducted
  • Obtaining your Original Stock Certificate and Proprietary Lease for the Closing
  • Paying off any existing liens on the Coop including a mortgage payoff
  • Advise you on how to prepare the property for the closing
  • We will draft, proof, and edit Deed of Sale and required tax documents
  • Draft and review any Power of Attorneys that are necessary
  • Calculate the necessary Closing adjustments for real estate taxes, maintenance fees, common charges, oil or gas credits, and any other credits
  • Attend the Closing to make sure that all of your necessary expenses are paid and importantly, that you receive the sale proceeds as agreed upon.

 

Address

2 Blue Hill Plaza #1622

Pearl River, NY, 10965

Phone

917-843-5484

Email

scott@scottbenjaminlaw.com