Friday, October 9, 2020

Why Hire a Real Estate Lawyer When Buying a Home

Are you thinking of buying a home this year at the Lake of the Ozarks? Have you ever bought a home before? If not, you should know there ARE a few benefits you may appreciate by hiring a real estate lawyer at the Lake of the Ozarks when buying a home. Our Lake of the Ozarks law firm is here to give you a few reasons to hire a real estate lawyer when you buy a home, in this week's blog.

Why Hire a Real Estate Lawyer When Buying a Home

It's important to remember here that hiring a real estate attorney in the state of Missouri is not legally required, it can just a really smart idea in some cases. For example, an experienced real estate attorney can help you with:


Your attorney can make sure all your paperwork is drafted properly and filed in the appropriate places. Trying to do this on your own may end up taking up too much of your time and without the proper experience, you may end up making a costly mistake. An experienced attorney can answer any questions you may have about this part of the process and make sure you are covered legally every step of the way.

Real Estate Titles

An attorney can obtain a title search of the property and review the chain of title to ensure that there are no defects in the title.  If there are potential defects in the title, the attorney can assist a client in addressing those issues. 


A properly written contract is ESSENTIAL in the real estate buying process. Having an experienced real estate attorney on your side here can only help you. For example, your attorney can go over your contract in great detail and make sure everything is legitimate and adheres to Missouri laws. He or she can also make sure you cover all possible issues that may arise in your contract and that you are properly prepared.

Interested in Hiring a Real Estate Attorney in Missouri?

When buying a home for the first time, there is no way of predicting the future and knowing how to outcome will turn out ahead of time. To try and make sure that you are legally prepared for any outcome, call an EXPERIENCED real estate attorney at the Lake of the Ozarks today! Gibbons Law Firm can be reached at (573) 348-2211. You can also stay up to date on our latest announcements, legal tips, and community events we may be involved in by following us on our social media channels listed below. All of us here at Gibbons Law Firm hope you found this blog enlightening and helpful when it comes to finding your dream home and dealing with legal issues that may or may not arise. If you have any questions about the process, please give us a call. If you would like to schedule a consultation, your first one is free.

Remember, your initial consultation with Gibbons Law Firm is always free.

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Gibbons Law Firm
2820 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Suite B4
Lake Ozark, MO 65049
(573) 348-2211

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