Newly Weds Purchasing a Home
Congratulations! If you and your new spouse are planning on purchasing a home together, hiring a real estate attorney will simplify the process. Here are some things to consider while starting the home buying journey.
Research and Prioritize
When searching for a new home, it is essential to make a list of all your needs and wants. Compromise will almost certainly be necessary, and you will need to figure out which factors are a priority in your home buying decision. Location is usually the biggest decision in the process. Luckily, our real estate legal team is extremely knowledgeable about many great locations in New Jersey.
Doing your research is imperative when deciding to purchase a new home. Nowadays, the internet makes the home search a whole lot easier than in previous times. You can usually narrow your search down significantly to only find homes that meet your priorities.
Know Your Budget
When deciding to buy a home, you must know what your lending options are. The sooner you secure your lender, the sooner you will know just exactly what you will be responsible for in a mortgage payment. You will also have to factor in mortgage insurance, as well as closing costs and fees.
A Real Estate Attorney’s Role
Real estate contracts can be complicated, and it is important to have a professional attorney guide you through them. An attorney will not only ensure that there are no errors in pertinent documents, but they will also certify that your best interests are met in the contracts. In addition, your attorney will serve as a professional negotiator on your side to help you get the best deal possible. Most people who use an attorney mention this as one of the greatest benefits, regardless of the client’s level of home buying or selling experience.
Reach out to us directly for any home buying questions. We are more than happy to help!