Do You Need a Lawyer to Buy or Sell a Home?
The sale of a home cane be a very stressful process for anyone, whether they are buying, or selling. While many may question the extra costs of having a real estate attorney or closing lawyer, it is in the best interest of both parties to have a real estate lawyer involved in the whole process, from start to finish…….Read more
Purchase and Sale Agreement FAQs
Understanding the purchase and sale agreement on property in the state of Massachusetts can be quite confusing. It is vital that whether you are buying, or selling, that you know the key points of the purchase and sales agreement…….Read more
Should I buy property in the name of a trust
Buying property in the name of a trust can have its benefits, and its drawbacks. By purchasing the property in a trust, you simply hold the property for your own benefit, and the benefit of your named successor. You become the trustee of the property, and upon your death, your named successor becomes the trustee……Read more
Title Insurance FAQs
When purchasing real estate, most closing lawyers will tell you that title insurance is very important. In many cases, a real estate attorney does not even want to handle a sale in which the buyer insists that he or she does not need title insurance……Read more
What Does a Closing Attorney Do?
According to Massachusetts state laws, an attorney must be present during any real estate closing. The real estate lawyer does not have to be appointed by the bank, however, as the law does allow for the parties involved to hire their own closing attorney. But real estate attorneys do much more than just show up at closing…..Read more