Law Office of Rick Todd Blog

Thursday, April 12, 2018

A Residential Real Estate Lawyer Is an Asset

If you're planning to buy a home, invest in real estate, or if you suspect that purchasing a piece of property may not be a straightforward transaction, then you need the advice of a residential real estate lawyer. From title disputes to professional advice at closing, a qualified, experienced property attorney can be an asset to your investment.

Residential Real Estate Law Benefits

Purchasing your first home, your forever home, or investing in a house as income property is one of the largest transactions people will ever complete. As such, it's likely that many will only go through the home buying and selling process a few times in their life. The transaction can be fraught with pitfalls, and sometimes a poorly worded contract or inaccurate information can lead to a financial disaster If you're planning to buy or sell a home, the advice of a residential real estate lawyer is valuable as you work through the contracts.

A poorly written real estate contract may fail to protect a seller from claims later made by their buyer; the failure of a buyer to understand the financing terms of their purchase agreement may prevent them from closing on their dream home. Furthermore, if you're buying a parcel of land or if the property you're buying or selling has changed hands several times, there could be hidden issues that might not come up until closing. Allowing your residential real estate lawyer to guide you through the purchase process can help you avoid missing out on a sale down the road.

When you choose the law offices of Rick Todd for your Maryland real estate advice, you're getting the benefit of years of experience and expertise in Maryland real estate law. Our firm covers all aspects of the law pertaining to real property including asset acquisition and maintenance, financing and security instruments, title encumbrances, restrictive covenants and land-use restrictions, and insurance-related claims. We work with individuals as homeowners and investors – helping you secure your dream home or build a lucrative portfolio of investment properties.

When you need expert advice from a residential real estate lawyer, consult with the law offices of Rick Todd. We focus on the details of your real estate transactions, contracts, and obligations so you can rest easy.

Archived Posts


The Law Offices of Rick Todd has offices located in Columbia, Chevy Chase, Fairfax, Virginia, and Maryland and serves clients throughout Clarksville, Columbia, Ellicott City, Fulton, Rockville, Bethesda, Potomac, Laurel, Howard County, Montgomery County, and Washington D.C.

© 2024 The Law Offices of Rick Todd | Terms & Conditions
5850 Waterloo Road, Suite 140, Columbia, MD 21045
| Phone: (443) 720-7500
1765 Greensboro Station Place, 900, McLean, VA 22102
| Phone: (443) 720-7500
2 Wisconsin Circle, 700, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
| Phone: (443) 720-7500

Offshore Trusts & Asset Protection | Estate Planning | Estate Tax Planning | Estate Planning with Wills | Advanced Estate Planning | Religious Estate Planning | Planning for Children | Pet Trusts | Probate / Estate Administration | Special Needs Planning | Trusts & Estate Planning | Business Succession Planning | Residential Real Estate | Divorce Mediation | Mediation | Attorney Profiles