Buying a Home at the Jersey Shore - What You Need to Know..Offer & Acceptance and Attorney Review
By Laura Giannotta, Your Realtor Down the Shore!
(Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore )
Buying a home at the Jersey Shore, What you need to know about Offer & Acceptance and Attorney Review.You found your real estate agent, have your mortgage in place, selected your new home and have and have a contract. Once all parties (the buyer, the seller and the witnesses) sign the Contract to Purchase you have a fully executed contract.It is at this point you’ll either hire an attorney, or you and your real agent will go it alone and use only a title company. In north Jersey an attorney is almost always used in a real estate closing. In southern Ocean County attorneys are sometimes used, and to the south attorneys are rarely used.Because the purchase of a home is probably the largest expenditure you’ll ever make, it’s worth it to get legal advice. For the most part, attorneys in...