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Nashville Real Estate Attorneys

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The Stanton Law Firm
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff P.
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Honest, expert legal advise from a true professional. The Stanton Law firm provided superior estate planning and legal guidance to me and my family. The level of service and skill leaves me with peace of mind that my estate and legal needs are in the very best of hands. Stanton Law Firm has earned my trust and highest recommendation. Proceed with confidence.

  • 6 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Vincente V.
Verified review

Emailed me right away with a price I couldn't pass up, First, he was very honest Where other lawyers trying to charge me 5x more than what Mr. Von Wiegandt was doing with my charges. He is good atvwfat he does

  • 21 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Donald C.
Verified review

James is a true professional who listens and reacts to his clients needs. I had a special situation and needed his services on short notice. James delivered and the case was dismissed. I would suggest speaking to him about your case if you want to be treated like your situation is as important to your lawyer as it is to you.

Ramon A. Cue, PLLC
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 13 years in business
Jason C.
Verified review

I went to Mr. Cue for my Estate Planning. He took care of every detail, ensured I was comfortable, explained everything, answered all my questions, and hand delivered my folder. He made what I thought a complicated matter to be extremely easy. You MUST use him for all your Estate Planning needs. Thank you MR. Cue.

Spring Hill Law, PLLC
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nan F.
Verified review

Returned my call instantly and took time over the phone to discuss our estate planning issues. Have setup an appointment to see him.

Tressler & Associates

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    About

    Our attorneys represent individuals and businesses in both residential and commercial real estate matters. Among other things, we advise clients in real estate transactions, negotiate the terms of these transactions, prepare lease agreements, and perform title requests. Our real estate practice includes: * Commercial and Residential Closings * Contracts * Commercial and Residential Leases * Lease Purchases

    • 2 years in business
    About

    nashville commercial real estate, commercial property for sale nashville, nashville commercial real estate company

    • 54 years in business
    About

    I give attention to the details of the deal and educate those I assist about the closing process. I will meet buyers and sellers at a location convenient for them.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    How do you find a good real estate lawyer?

    If buying or selling property feels overwhelming and the thought of finding a good real estate lawyer seems daunting, you’re in luck. There are some simple steps to follow for finding a trustworthy, affordable real estate lawyer to help with your property and legal needs.

    • Determine what kind of real estate lawyer you need. Many states require a real estate attorney to handle sale closing documents. For more complex matters such as a real estate deal gone awry or foreclosure, you’ll want to find an attorney who has successfully handled cases like yours.  
    • Look for online reviews of real estate lawyers in your area. Verify that they have proven experience closing or winning cases like yours and that they are in good standing with the state bar association.
    • Choose two or three lawyers to interview. Many offer a free consultation to learn about your case and provide information about rates. For standard real estate closing services, in-depth interviewing might not be necessary.
    • Ask about their rates and whether they charge by the hour or provide services for a flat fee. Ask whether a retainer is required, and what the total bill should be for a case like yours.
    • Ask for a write-up of the services that will be covered by the projected costs.
    • Make sure you like the real estate agent and they treat you with respect. Confirm whether they or another person will be working on your case and make sure you’re comfortable with all members of their team.
    • Pay the retainer and hire your lawyer.  

    What does a real estate lawyer do?

    A real estate lawyer represents their client’s best interest in all matters related to the sale, purchase and ownership of real estate. They are experts in real estate law. In states that require a real estate lawyer to close home sales, the lawyer must review and finalize all documents before the deal can be legally completed. Real estate lawyers also help clients legally protect their rights when entering, exiting or renegotiating a real estate deal. You can hire a real estate lawyer as an individual or as a business. A real estate lawyer can help with negotiation, addressing mortgage fraud, managing foreclosures and bankruptcy, transfers of titles and deeds, property ownership disputes, zoning issues, creating a co-ownership contract for joint purchase of a property, and much more. Real estate lawyers can also protect you from issues that result when a known problem was not properly disclosed by the previous owner. Overall, real estate lawyers are an added cost when it comes to buying and selling property, but they also ensure your best interests are met, and that you and the people you are doing business with comply with the law.

    Do I need a real estate lawyer?

    Whether you need a real estate lawyer depends on what kind of legal assistance you need. In many states (such as Vermont and Maine), you are required to hire a real estate lawyer to handle the closing documents of a home sale. The lawyer may prepare the deed, examine the title, review purchase and sale paperwork, work directly with the lender, and more. In title states such as California and Nevada, you do not need a real estate lawyer to buy or sell a home. Typically sales are handled by escrow agents, title companies or lenders. However, you may opt to hire a real estate lawyer to handle closing — even if it’s not required — to ensure your interests are protected.

    You may also need a real estate lawyer are when you are negotiating a large property purchase or development deal, or if you are declaring bankruptcy or have a property that’s going into foreclosure. If a property dispute has escalated beyond mediation, a real estate lawyer can advocate for your interests. If you prefer to remain (relatively) anonymous in property ownership, you may have a real estate lawyer represent you and negotiate deals for you. It can be a costly investment, with national average hourly rates ranging from $150 to $350 or more, but legal representation can offer peace of mind and protection of your financial interests.

    How much do real estate lawyers cost?

    The cost to hire a real estate lawyer depends on your needs. The national average cost for real estate lawyers ranges between $350 and $550, although prices can vary greatly based on the individual case. Many states, such as New York and Georgia, require that a real estate lawyer handle the closing documents when buying or selling a house. Real estate lawyers may have closing packages that start around $500 and go up. The packages may include deed preparation, title examination, review of purchase and sale paperwork, working with the lender, and more. For more complex cases, real estate lawyers may work on an hourly rate and require a retainer. Hourly rates for real estate lawyers may range from $150 to $300 or more. Geography can also affect your costs; attorneys’ rates will typically be lower on average in Georgia than in New York City.

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