Posts by Joshua Blumen
Agents: How to protect your Buyer’s deposit from default
Just because you know how to complete the financing contingency clause of a Purchase and Sales Agreement does not mean your Buyer’s deposit is safe from forfeiture. The financing contingency is supposed to protect the Buyer’s deposit from risk of default to the Seller — and it is a litigation landmine. The nastiest attorney emails…
Owner’s Title Insurance: What is it and why do you need it?
You’re about to close on the sale of your home. The buyer has lined up financing. You’ve lined up the movers and the final walk-through. Everything is on track and on time. Until you get a call from your attorney. There’s a problem with your title — and it’s complicated. The bottom line: You aren’t…
Selling Your Home in Massachusetts? Don’t make this classic legal mistake.
“What is the biggest legal mistake a seller can make?” As a real estate closing attorney, that’s a question I hear a lot from listing agents who want their clients to avoid legal landmines. The answer is easy: The biggest legal mistake sellers make is taking a piecemeal approach to getting the legal support they…