Clear Path

Legal services in typical residential sales include the following:

  • Reviewing or preparing the contract to make sure that the clients' interests are protected.
  • Verifying and explaining tax consequences.
  • Negotiating issues that arise during inspection of the property.
  • Coordinating with lenders to make sure that their requirements are met.
  • Monitoring deadlines for contingencies, mortgage commitments and the like.
  • Reviewing title and survey, including title clearance and title insurance.
  • Managing pre-closing preparations including obtaining lien releases, satisfying local requirements, preparing closing documents and closing figures.
  • Reviewing closing figures to make sure that transaction costs are appropriate and reasonable.