How we work - Questions and Answers

Here is a list of questions and answers to help you understand how our process works in Real Estate Law and how we differ from many other lawyers. Please click on the question to see the answers, which will open in a new window.

1. When should you first call a lawyer and involve them in the transaction?
2. How do I find a good lawyer?
3. What qualifications should a lawyer have?
4. What questions should I ask a prospective lawyer?
5. Typically, how much can I expect to pay a lawyer to handle my house purchase?
6. When do most buyers first see a lawyer face-to-face? Do you do anything different?
7. What exactly does a lawyer do during a home purchase transaction?
8. What papers does a purchaser sign and when?
9. What happens on closing day and afterward?
10. What are the pros and cons of attempting to buy a house without using a lawyer?
11. What could go wrong, legally, with my home purchase?
12. What is title insurance?
13. What are the pros and cons of using title insurance?
14. Do you do anything different before, during or after the closing than other lawyers?
15. Do I receive anything concrete to say that the home is mine, like a deed?


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