Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions About Buying and Selling a Home
Buying and selling a home is usually the largest financial event in person’s life. A knowledgeable Huntington real estate attorney can answer some of your most frequently asked questions about the process.
1) How do I know what my home is worth?
Before a seller puts his/her home on the market, it’s important to have it appraised. A Huntington real estate attorney can assist you with finding a certified home appraiser who can help you determine your home’s fair market value.
2) What should potential home buyers know?
Home sellers must provide a property disclosure statement listing any known defects about the house. Additionally, your Huntington Real Estate Lawyer can explain how to request a home inspection as a condition of the sale.
3) Can a Huntington real estate attorney review my contract?
Yes. A Huntington real estate lawyer can help home sellers prepare a contract before a potential buyer even enters the picture. For buyers, an attorney can review the contract to make sure you understand what you’re signing.
4) How Can a Huntington real estate lawyer help me once the contract is signed?
Your Huntington real estate attorney can review the contract to make sure it accurately reflects all terms of the agreement.
5) What do I do if there are problems after closing?
Your Huntington real estate attorney can attend the closing with you to try and head off any problems as they arise. However, after the sale is completed, you should contact your attorney if problems come up. Your attorney can negotiate with the other party on your behalf to try and resolve any issues before a lawsuit becomes necessary.
If you’re thinking about entering the real estate market, an experienced Huntington real estate attorney at the law offices of Meaney & Meaney, P.C. can help. To set up a consultation, call James or Andrew Meaney at (631) 427.2900.