For many people, the purchase of a house is the single most significant legal transaction they will encounter. But residential real estate transactions are subject to a constantly changing landscape of government regulations and legal issues, making this area more complicated than ever. The result can potentially be a very stressful situation with long-term consequences.
At Baker Newby, residential real estate transactions have been a mainstay of our practice since the beginning, and as a result we have developed a broad range of knowledge and expertise not only with “simple” transactions, but more importantly in dealing with any problems or issues that might arise. Our goal is to help guide you through this important transaction and make it as least stressful for you as possible!
In addition, should the worst case happen and a dispute arise, our commercial dispute resolution lawyers are ready to jump in to help resolve the matter as quickly and efficiently as possible, and to ensure your rights are protected.
So whether it is the purchase of your first home, an upgrade or downsizing, or simply refinancing, our knowledgeable team of lawyers and staff are here to help ensure a successful completion of this transaction for you.
Some of the specific matters within this area which we can help with include:
For an initial consultation, tell us a little bit about your case and a member of our law firm will contact you within one business day.
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