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Do I need an attorney when I buy a house?

  • November 20, 2017

Buying a home is a big investment. It is important that you understand the legal issues involved in residential real estate transactions, including disclosures, purchase contracts, potential title defects, zoning issues, and taxes. Although the steps involved in buying a home are similar regardless of where you live, New York’s real estate laws and practices are unique in some respects—particularly if you are looking to buy a co-op or condo. A lawyer can help you avoid some common problems with a home purchase or sale. They have the experience of going through the process often and can really help protect you.