The Top 3 Home Buying Mistakes

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The top 3 home buying mistakes I see home buyers make are: 1.  Choosing The Wrong Agent 2.  Using The Wrong Banker 3.  Hiring The Wrong Attorney Choosing The Wrong Agent Communication is key.  Are you and your agent on the same page?  Are you a team?  Is your agent advising you like a consultant rather than trying to “sell you” on a house? Does your agent know the area…

The Right Attorney

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The right attorney is the attorney who is best for you.  You think an attorney is lousy because it’s simply not the right match for you and your needs.  There are, of course, lousy attorneys.  Just like lousy real estate agents, lousy painters, lousy teachers etc etc etc.  When you are buying a home or selling a home, choosing the wrong attorney can be catastrophic.  Let me explain why.  I’ll…

Hiring An Attorney Based on Cost – #5 of 10 Articles on Home Buyer Mistakes

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Why This is A Mistake Hiring an attorney based on cost is a mistake.  If you needed brain surgery, would you run around looking for the cheapest brain surgeon?  You know, the guy who advertises he’ll beat everyone’s price?  I don’t think so. So why look for the cheapest real estate attorney when you’re making the biggest purchase of your life? Great real estate attorneys do so much more than…

Whether Buying or Selling, Get A Great Real Estate Attorney

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Bergen County homes are bought and sold with the help of attorneys.  While I work very hard for my clients and give them the best representation I can, I am not a real estate attorney. Real estate agents in New Jersey must use the broker form of contract for all residential transactions.  Contracts are legal documents – you need an attorney’s help. Attorneys do much more than finalize your contract.  A…