Real Estate FAQ

Do I need a real estate lawyer?

While not always mandatory, a lawyer can protect your interests by reviewing contracts, conducting title searches, and ensuring compliance with regulations.

What happens if I back out of a contract?

Depending on the terms and contingencies, you may lose your earnest money deposit or face legal consequences

What is the eviction process?

This varies by state, but generally involves a notice period and court proceedings.

What are my rights as a landlord?

These include collecting rent, evicting tenants for cause, and accessing the property for repairs.

What are the different types of property ownership?

Common types include sole ownership, joint tenancy, and tenancy in common.

Additional Resources

American Bar Association Real Estate, Trust and Estate Law Section:

National Association of Realtors (NAR):

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):