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Why you need an attorney when purchasing a home

Are you ready to make a home purchase in St. Petersburg? If so, you need to conduct plenty of research into the market and comparable home prices. You should also look into the schools, shopping, medical offices and employment opportunities in the region. Many people don't realize how helpful an attorney can be when it comes time to purchase a home.

An attorney who helps you with your home purchase will be able to sift through the purchase agreement from top to bottom to ensure that there are no unfavorable terms. This is an important task to complete because the minute you sign that document, you are committing to the purchase of the property.

A title search might be required for the property you are purchasing. You will want to make sure that the current owner of the property has the title in their name and that they are not trying to sell a property they do not technically own.

The most important part of the home-buying process is the closing. This is when you sit down, sometimes with the seller, to sign all of the necessary documents so that the title and deed can be transferred to your name. It's smart to have an attorney with you at the closing in the event any questions or disputes arise.

Searching for a new home in Florida can be a lengthy process, especially if you are having trouble finding something you truly love. An attorney can help you with your purchase to ensure that you are getting a good deal and there aren't any hidden clauses in the contract.

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