Questions To Ask A Closing Lawyer When Buying A House
Looking to move up in life and hoping to buy a new home? Make sure you have the services of a closing lawyer to help you in the process. Here are some of the frequently asked questions you should ask your lawyer:
- How long have you been practicing in this industry? Although, it is not always necessary to find a seasoned professional with decades of legal work on their resume, finding a lawyer with many years of experience will be extremely valuable.
- What fees are included in your services? Make sure you know what your attorney will charge and what rate you will receive as fees and services can vary. Find out if you are getting a time-based fee or a fixed fee.
- How will you bill me? To avoid unpleasant surprises in the future, it is important to know the fee schedule for your attorney. Most attorneys work on an hourly schedule and will charge a certain amount per hour they work on your case.