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Do I need an attorney when I buy a house?

  • November 20, 2017

Do I need an attorney when I buy a house? Buying a home is a big investment. It is important that you understand the legal issues involved in residential real estate transactions, including disclosures, purchase contracts, potential title defects, zoning issues, and taxes. Although the steps involved in buying a home are similar regardless of where you live, New York’s real estate laws and practices are unique in some respects—particularly if you are looking to buy a co-op or condo.

An attorney can help you avoid some common problems when buying or selling a house. They have the experience of going through the process often and can really help protect you. If you have questions about real estate or need an attorney, contact Stenger, Glass, Hagstrom, Lindars & Iuele LLP today. We have two convenient Dutchess County, NY office locations in Poughkeepsie, NY and Wappingers Falls, NY.