Should I Have an Attorney Present When Buying New Construction?

For many, the idea of building or buying a brand new home is extremely enticing. Whether it’s because they can’t find “the right house” or they simply want something with the latest features and accessories, many assume buying new will be easier as they can avoid dealing with previous owners or problems with an old…

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Why Hiring the Right Real Estate Agent Matters

When you’re selling or buying real estate, whether residential or commercial, hiring the right agent can make the difference between sale or no sale. Presently we’re involved in a commercial purchase transaction, with a purchase price of more than $3 million. Unfortunately the appraisal for the property came in $800,000 below the contract sale price,…

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Buying new construction? You’d better hire the right title company.

I’ve always said that an educated home buyer should start the process by finding the title/settlement company they would like to use before they get emotionally involved in negotiating for the new house.  This is especially important when buying new construction.   When you deal with a builder, you’ll need a good title company to assist…

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