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The sale of a home is a complex transaction with a lot of money at stake. If you don’t have a law degree, you might find it difficult to understand the legal concepts in your purchase contract or closing documents. The answer? Expert advice from a real estate attorney.
Some states require the presence of a real estate attorney at closing, but that attorney is primarily responsible to the lender. You may want to hire your own legal representation to ensure someone has your back throughout the process, especially in a complicated sale. Here’s everything you need to know about real estate attorneys, how much they charge, and how to find one.