New Bern NC Real Estate Attorneys
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If you are going to purchase real estate in North Carolina you should hire an
attorney to help with your transaction, preferable one that specializes in real estate law. If you do not know
of any, your Realtor will be glad to suggest some.
Your attorney can review any offer you make or receive and make sure that your
rights are protected and your
duties clearly defined.
Further, in N.C. all title insurance companies and mortgage lenders require you to use a lawyer to
ensure that, among other things, the title is good, there are no liens against the property, and
that the deal will close as anticipated.
If you’re buying a home, your lawyer should:
If you’re selling a
home, your lawyer should:
Review the binder and
review or prepare the
purchase and sale agreement,
including negotiating its
Prepare the deed and
power of attorney if
Deal with title issues
as they arise and help
Attend the closing and
review all the papers you
will be required to sign.
Arrange for transfer of
Arrange for insurance
certificates if needed.
How much does this all cost?
Typically, legal fees are higher
when you buy than sell because
the role of the buyer’s lawyer
is more extensive. Most fees
range from $650 to $800 for an
average home buyer. A seller can expect around $200 in legal fees for a normal tranaction.
Some lawyers charge a flat fee
for specific services and others
bill by the hour. If you are
paying by the hour, make sure
you understand what the final
cost is likely to be and insist
on a regular accounting for
charges. Usually, a lawyer can
easily estimate costs related to
a real estate transaction and
his or her fees will only go
higher if something goes wrong.
Remember, even if your deal does
not close, you’ll still owe your
lawyer for his or her time.
The following is a list of Attorneys in New Bern that specialize in Real Estate
- Peter Moeller-252 672 8866
- John King-252 633 2700
- Bobby Strickland-252 636 1064
- Brian Gatchel-252 638 5792
- Bill Hollows-252 633 0123
- Ernie Richardson-252 633 2470
- Brian Taylor-252 638 5792
- Arey Grady-Jimmy Hicks-252 633 3131
- Steve Bell-252 633 1236
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