Most people believe that buying or selling a home is a fairly simple process, but the process is not always as simple as it may seem. There are numerous decisions that must be made that will have an impact on your home closing. Attorney Joseph M. Cirillo is a skilled, experienced and dedicated lawyer, who can help you make those decisions and advise you throughout the closing process.
What services are provided?
Attorney Cirillo can provide you with insight and legal guidance in the purchase or sale of real property from start to finish. Attorney Cirillo can assist you in the following:
- Review the terms of your purchase contract to verify your interests are protected
- Advises you of all items you are responsible for as either buyer or seller
- Review and/or draft real estate documents that relate to your title, mortgage, and taxes
- Record legal documents pertaining to your real estate transaction
- Represent you at the closing and address your questions
Why do I need a lawyer?
Real estate transactions can be confusing and chances are you may be faced with a lot of paperwork that you don’t understand. Nearly everyone involved in a real estate transaction has a vested interest that may not be in your best interest. Attorney Cirillo has the knowledge, skills and experience you need to protect your interests, and help ensure your real estate transactions are handled efficiently and with utmost professionalism.
What is the typical process?
The first step in a real estate transaction is the review and approval of the purchase contract. The process continues by acquiring and producing of a variety of legal documents, including an updated deed, abstract, tax forms, and title. Attorney Cirillo will facilitate communication with the other parties as the necessary documents are produced, after which a closing date can be scheduled completing the transaction.
What can I do to prepare?
Bring any documentation related to the matter. As a buyer, you will need to provide a copy of the purchase contract. As a seller, you will need to provide the purchase contract, the last deed and abstract for your property, and copies of the most recent property taxes. An initial consultation will allow Attorney Cirillo to advise you regarding any additional preparations required.