There are many people involved even in the smallest real estate transaction. Most people are wondering why they need to pay one more, especially a real estate lawyer.
The truth is that you cannot afford not to be represented by a real estate lawyer in a purchase or sale transaction, whether you are the buyer or the seller.
There are plenty of reasons why you want to hire an experienced real estate lawyer, but before you retain a lawyer, let’s talk about the qualities you should be looking for.
The Benefits of Having a Lawyer by Your Side
There are countless benefits that you gain from hiring a real estate lawyer, but if you would ask us to sum them up in one word, the answer will definitely be “protection”. Your legal protection in the real estate transaction is the most important part that you need to worry about.
For instance, if you buy a property, whether you are a first-time buyer or not, there are a myriad of legal issues that you will not be able to discover without the help of a real estate lawyer. You could easily find yourself in a position of buying a residential or commercial building that has been misrepresented with no legal resources to defend yourself. Do you know what course of action is available if your property fails an inspection? Do you know how to check the agreement of purchase and sale for clauses that are not in your best interest? These are the types of things a real estate lawyer can assist you with.
In case you try to sell your house, if the purchase and sale agreement isn’t worded just right, you could be exposed to a significant liability long after you’ve thought your home is out of concern for good. A real estate lawyer may help you when the buyer makes different demands after the offer is firm, but may also help you ward off a buyer that backs out at the last minute.
The Role of a Real Estate Lawyer
Here are the most important roles the real estate lawyer has in the real estate transaction:
– Reviewing and preparing all the necessary documentation.
– Searching the title and managing the transfer of the property.
– Protecting your legal interests in the transaction.
Various paperwork must be prepared and executed when you take part in a real estate transaction. Small mistakes can end up costing you a lot in the long run.
These are just some examples of why a real estate lawyer will make a big difference in how smoothly and safely a real estate transaction may be closed. That’s why you want someone who will stand by your side and have your best interest at heart, exactly the type of lawyer that you can find at Beffa Law.
Do not enter a complicated real estate transaction without having a lawyer with experience representing you. Beffa Law can help you with all your legal needs, if you buy or sell a home, refinance your mortgage, transfer a title, or buy or sell privately. We will be honored to use our expertise to help you.
How Can I Choose My Real Estate Lawyer?
The lawyer you choose to represent you should have experience in real estate in general, but also within the specific market you are going to buy a home. Every area is different, so you need to choose someone familiar with the ins and outs of the west of GTA area, in Burlington, Oakville or Milton areas. You also want someone that has experience in handling transactions like the one you are about to do.
At Beffa Law, we have many years of experience dealing with various real estate transactions, and we will make sure that you are safeguarded throughout your transaction. We will assist you from the beginning to the end of the purchase or sale transaction.
Another quality you want to find in a real estate lawyer is transparency. We always tell you upfront how we are going to handle your case, how much is going to cost you and will answer every single question personally and promptly. We will always handle your case with honesty and integrity.
These are the types of qualities you are going to find by choosing Beffa Law, every single time.
Our Real Estate Services Include:
- Residential Sale and Purchase
- Condominium sale and Purchase
- New Mortgage or Refinance
- Transfer of Title – Corporate, Divorce/Separation, Personal
- Agreement of Purchase and Sale for private deals
- Residential tenancies
- Commercial leasing
We understand the importance of every real estate transaction. That’s why we approach each deal with expediency, expertise, and innovation to meet the challenges of fast-moving real estate markets. No matter how big or how small your transaction is, what is important for you will be vital for us.
Find out why we are the best option for a real estate lawyer in Oakville and don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss more your specific situation.