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Creating A Home Your Family Will Cherish

When you buy a new home, you are not only investing in a piece of property and a physical building, but you are creating a place for your family to live and grow for years to come. Similarly, when you are selling your home, you are letting go of an important part of your life in hopes of moving on to something even better. During the process of buying or selling a home, the decisions you make can have a huge impact on your finances and your future. Because of this, you need a skilled legal representative who can help you complete the transaction successfully.

At Laraia & Whitty, P.C., our residential real estate attorney provides experienced legal help to buyers and sellers during home closings. We can help you understand and address the legal issues that may arise during your transaction, and we will ensure that all steps of the process are completed as smoothly as possible. With us on your side, you can be fully prepared as you begin the next phase of your life as a homeowner.

Legal Help With Home Closings

When buying or selling a home, it can be beneficial to work with an attorney from the beginning to the end of the transaction. We can assist with:

  • Purchase contracts – After an offer to purchase a home is made and accepted, the buyer and seller will sign a contract that specifies the details of the sale. We can assist you in negotiating the terms of this contract, ensuring that your rights are protected and that you will be able to complete the transaction by the planned date of closing. We can also help determine the best way to handle any contingencies requested by either party, such as the requirement that the buyer must obtain approval for a home mortgage before the closing date.
  • Resolving title issues – Once a contract has been signed, we can assist in obtaining title insurance, and we will review public records to determine whether there are any issues that would affect the sale, including liens, judgments, or other encumbrances on the property.
  • Home inspections – Prior to the closing date, a home buyer will perform an inspection of the property, and they may identify certain defects that need to be repaired or other issues that they would like to have addressed. We can help you understand your rights regarding these issues, and we will work with you to negotiate a resolution to any matters that may affect your ability to complete the transaction.
  • Home closings – We will ensure that all paperwork is properly prepared prior to the closing date. During the closing process, we will walk you through the documents you are signing, making sure you fully understand your rights and responsibilities.

Contact Our Residential Real Estate Attorney

When you have a qualified and experienced lawyer by your side, you can be assured that you will be able to complete the purchase or sale of your home successfully. At Laraia & Whitty, P.C., we will provide you with the legal help you need when negotiating the terms of your contract, addressing issues discovered during a home inspection, and completing the closing process. To learn more about how we can help you buy or sell your home, contact us at 630-228-9984. We assist with residential real estate transactions in DuPage County, Kane County, Will County, Cook County, Kendall County and throughout the Chicago area.