Why do I need an attorney to buy or sell my house?

Even though an attorney may not be needed to negotiate the initial terms of the deal, it is often suggested that you consult with an attorney prior to signing a contract. Legal issues such as zoning, obtaining good title, pre or post closing possession of the property, tax consequences or a buyer/seller wanting to “pull out” of a deal, are just a few. There are numerous other legal issues that may arise requiring an attorney input.

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