Residential Real Estate

Protecting Rights In Residential Real Estate Transactions

Residential real estate transactions involve high-stakes assets and the potential for risk. Buying or selling a home is often the largest transaction a person makes in his or her lifetime. With so much at stake, having the guidance and assistance of a knowledgeable real estate lawyer is crucial in protecting your rights.

Attorney Brian Reagan represents buyers and sellers in residential real estate matters. Our goal in any real estate matter is to zealously guard the interests of clients. A real estate transaction involves complex legal issues. Our thorough real estate representation includes reviewing and drafting purchase and sales agreements, researching the property, advising clients about disclosure requirements and helping to ensure that a real estate transaction runs smoothly from contract to closing. We also help clients resolve real estate disputes.

Diligent Representation For Buyers

The contract of sale is a vital document in any real estate transaction. We review the fine print in form contracts to protect the rights of our clients. A Realtor form contract is not drafted to guard the rights of a buyer. We can review your sales agreement and advise you about how to best protect your interests. Attorney Reagan can draft addenda to a form agreement, draft a more favorable contract and represent your interests throughout the transaction.

Based upon years of experience, Reagan Law Offices, LLC, in Haddonfield, New Jersey, provides comprehensive guidance to help clients uncover potential pitfalls in the purchase of real property. Many South Jersey residential real estate sales involve homes that are more than 10 years old.

It may be necessary to have the property inspected for oil tanks that can be troublesome for a new owner. Determining whether the plumbing and wiring are up to code and safe are real concerns for many buyers. We can draft contracts to address these concerns and require that a proper home inspection is conducted. We review the disclosures provided by sellers to protect our clients’ interests.

Thorough Representation For Sellers

In the sale of a home, a property owner has detailed obligations, including disclosure requirements. We represent sellers in residential real estate transactions. We can protect a seller in property inspection matters. Attorney Reagan is skilled in addressing matters involving deeds and affidavits of title. Some buyers seek to have improvements made to the property based upon sales addenda. We review the contract and the stated issue to protect our client’s interests. For instance, a cosmetic flaw may not fall within the scope of an addendum in a contract.

Comprehensive Legal Protection In South Jersey Real Estate Matters

We are fully prepared to handle a wide variety of real estate matters, including:

  • Reviewing purchase and sales contracts
  • Drafting addenda to real estate agreements
  • Negotiating terms in a sale
  • Conducting title searches
  • Addressing easements
  • Litigating quiet title actions
  • Reviewing closing documents

To learn more about how our experience can protect your rights in the purchase or sale of property, call 856-617-4505 or send us an email to request a consultation with a skilled real estate lawyer.

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