It’s a lawyer’s market
Residential real estate can be a very rewarding practice area. In fact, some attorneys even refer to it as "happy law,” because the real estate lawyer creates solutions that please both the buyer and seller – often without the drama, malice, or client emergencies that accompany other types of cases.
If you’re looking to add real estate to your firm’s offerings or simply want to brush up on the basics, the current steadiness of the real estate market means now’s a great time to be involved in this practice area.
At Build Your Practice: Basic Residential Real Estate Transactions, seasoned professionals from both private practice and title companies guide you step-by-step through a typical transaction while explaining the perspectives of both buyer and seller. In addition, you’ll find insight into identifying and resolving important problems at every stage.
From listing to closing
Dig into the key concepts and fundamental principles of a residential real estate transaction, including:
- Contracts, offers, contingencies, and responses
- Additional agreements covering repairs, assessments, and shared wells and driveways
- The importance of obtaining, reading, and identifying problems within a survey
- What easements are and how they solve survey problems
- How title commitments work
- What is and isn’t covered under title insurance
Plus, receive helpful forms, checklists, and information on where to find additional forms and resources for your practice.
An offer you won’t want to refuse
Whether you’re preparing for your first or ninety-first real estate case, Build Your Practice: Basic Residential Real Estate Transactions can help you face the challenges of real estate deals with confidence and clarity.