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November 18, 2020

Difference between Real Estate Agent and Real Estate Attorney

Difference between Real Estate Agent and Real Estate Attorney You have many options in choosing who you want representing your interest in a residential real estate transaction. Florida does not require you to hire an attorney when buying or selling residential real property nor do you need to hire a real estate agent to do so. In fact, you may legally buy and sell residential property without involving any of the two. However, hiring an agent or an attorney can have a huge impact on the process and value of your purchase.  Real Estate Agent Real estate agents generally fall into two [...]

November 17, 2020

Do I need a lawyer to purchase residential real estate?

Do I need a lawyer to purchase residential real estate? Closing A Purchase and Sale of Real Estate Closing a purchase and sale of real estate can be quite the complicated process, particularly if there is a mortgage involved. The typical sale of real estate may require preparation of numerous documents, home inspections, title insurance and more. While many states require the use of an attorney for real estate purchase or sale, Florida is not one of those states. In fact, many residential real estate transactions are completed by negotiations between the buyer and seller via their [...]