February 2018

How to Avoid Real Estate Closing Delays

2018-02-12T02:51:57+00:00

Whether you are the buyer or the seller, you are likely anxious to get to your real estate closing and wrap things up. Unfortunately, real estate closings do not always go as planned. There are many reasons that a closing can be delayed or even (gulp!) canceled. A Dahlonega real estate closing attorney can help [...]

How to Avoid Real Estate Closing Delays 2018-02-12T02:51:57+00:00

How to Make Your Real Closing Less Stressful

2018-02-12T02:53:40+00:00

The home buying process is exciting yet stressful. There is so much paperwork to review and not enough time to do everything. To make your closing as stress-free as possible, follow these tips. Attend the Home Inspection If possible, you should be present when the home is inspected. Although a good inspector should identify all [...]

How to Make Your Real Closing Less Stressful 2018-02-12T02:53:40+00:00

January 2018

Should I have a Real Estate Lawyer at Closing?

2018-02-12T02:55:19+00:00

Are you buying or selling a home? Under Georgia law, an attorney must conduct the real estate closing process. This closing attorney does not represent you. Their job is to ensure the closing is done properly. Do you want to sit at a table with an attorney and not be represented yourself? Of course not! [...]

Should I have a Real Estate Lawyer at Closing? 2018-02-12T02:55:19+00:00

Your Georgia Real Estate Closing

2018-01-19T16:57:52+00:00

Buying a new home or other property is always exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. It’s a complicated process that involves plenty of paperwork, which must be carefully completed in adherence to exacting rules. In the end, you’ll be rewarded with ownership of your new home or property; the journey, however, can be fraught [...]

Your Georgia Real Estate Closing 2018-01-19T16:57:52+00:00

December 2017

What Must Real Estate Sellers Disclose to Buyers?

2018-02-12T02:56:43+00:00

Selling your home might be filled with mixed emotions: excitement to be moving to someplace new but sadness at leaving your old homestead. But one thing you want to avoid: angering the new buyers by failing to disclose known defects in your home. Georgia law imposes a duty on home sellers to make certain disclosures [...]

What Must Real Estate Sellers Disclose to Buyers? 2018-02-12T02:56:43+00:00

Why a Notary Doesn’t Provide Enough Protection at a Real Estate Closing

2018-01-10T22:39:26+00:00

The Georgia Supreme Court has stated that it is unethical for non-lawyers to handle a real estate closing. Of course, the Georgia State Bar only has power over lawyers, so a non-lawyer like a notary public can’t be prevented from closing loans. However, there are important reasons why a notary doesn’t provide enough protection as [...]

Why a Notary Doesn’t Provide Enough Protection at a Real Estate Closing 2018-01-10T22:39:26+00:00

Understanding the Georgia Real Estate Closing Process

2018-01-10T23:11:07+00:00

Home purchases are one of the most significant financial transaction most people will ever make, and as such can be stressful. Educating yourself on the process will reduce stress and ensure a smooth real estate closing process. The following is a high-level overview of the five steps involved in a real estate closing in the [...]

Understanding the Georgia Real Estate Closing Process 2018-01-10T23:11:07+00:00

The last step – Closing on your Real Estate

2018-01-10T23:23:29+00:00

Purchasing a new home is one of the most exciting and potentially stressful events that a person can go through. Whether you are a new home buyer or have already gone through the process many times, every real estate transaction is unique. At the end of the process when you are finally ready to close on [...]

The last step – Closing on your Real Estate 2018-01-10T23:23:29+00:00

November 2017

Looking at real estate in Gwinnett County?

2018-02-12T02:58:07+00:00

Are you buying or selling a house? If you've started this process, you know that although it's exciting, it can also be a stressful time. Having an attorney can help you relax and know that the legal "stuff" will be handled. Contact us today to talk to a Gwinnett County real estate attorney and put [...]

Looking at real estate in Gwinnett County? 2018-02-12T02:58:07+00:00

How Can You Hold Title to Georgia Real Estate?

2017-11-13T22:40:48+00:00

One of the most important considerations, when you buy property, is how you want to hold the title. Generally, if you own property as the sole owner, then the deed will use language like “Carol, a single woman” to establish ownership. However, you have more choices when two or more people decide to co-own property. [...]

How Can You Hold Title to Georgia Real Estate? 2017-11-13T22:40:48+00:00