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Do I need a lawyer to buy a property?

  • May 11 2011 - US
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If you are thinking of buying in Las Vegas you don't have to have one, but it is always a good idea to have them review your contract with you if you so choose.

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You don't need a lawyer to purchase a property in Florida, but I strongly recommend to hire one. The attorney's fees can be around $750.
Depending if you will be choosing a closing agent and paying for owner's title policy and other fees or the seller. In either case scenario, I would use an attorney. Especially if all the documents would be prepared by the seller's closing agent, I would  like an attorney to review them and make sure that everything is OK.
Good luck with your purchase!
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Not in Florida, just make sure you have a knowledgeable RE Agent, are you an International Buyer, will this be a 2nd home or relocating?

What area of Florida?  
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Florida
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As mentioned above technically it depends on the state you are in but my personal advice is always hire an attorney when dealing with contracts. I have done many many real estate transactions as a broker but when I purchase property I always hire an attorney. The $600-700 in cost is well worth it.
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It depends on what state you are in. In New Jersey, you do. In California, you don't. Where is the property?
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It depends on what State you are purchasing. Some states yes and some onot necessary.
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Where are you?
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