Benefits of Hiring a Law Firm over a Title Company
Title Agents Cannot Provide Legal Guidance
Buying or selling a home can be one of the most exciting experiences in life. It can also be one of the largest purchases an individual will ever make. The closing is the most important part of the transaction because that is when the legal title to the home is actually transferred from seller to buyer. Hiring a Jacksonville Real Estate Closing Lawyer can ensure all of the required documents are prepared and executed.
Title Agents Cannot Correct Legal Title Defects
After the purchase and sale agreement is executed, Our Jacksonville real estate attorneys will order a title search of the property and can detect any potential issues or problems with the legal description of the property, chain of title or ownership, adjoining owners or prior owners, and explain any encumberances and other items that need to be cleared before closing
Title Agents Did Not Go To Law School or Have Law Degrees
Florida Attorneys go through a rigorous process of education, licensure, and training. Our Law Firm represents our client and looks out for our clients’ best interest and advocate for our client. A title company’s role is to simply prepare the closing documents to complete the transaction and issue a title insurance policy.
The Cost Of Hiring a Title Company or Closing Attorney Are Similar
The State of Florida sets many closing costs such as title insurance premiums, documentary stamps, and recording costs. These closing costs are are the same whether an real estate closing attorney or a title agent is closing the transaction. In many cases, the parties can actually save money by using a real estate attorney, who can also perform the tasks of a title agent.