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Real Estate Lawyer

Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Real Estate and Construction Legal Service

January 2014

When hiring and working with a Real Estate Lawyer, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Real Estate Lawyer commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Real Estate Lawyer? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the Real Estate and Construction Legal Service is done right?

Use the following information to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price.

Real Estate Lawyer - FAQ

How do I avoid the scams and get good Real Estate and Construction Legal Service at a fair price?Compile a list of support services and service outcomes (see the following section) that you require. Interview at least 2 qualified Real Estate Lawyers for the work. Sign a written contract that protects your options and interests.
What should I expect to pay for Real Estate and Construction Legal Service?Most Real Estate and Construction Legal Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Real Estate Lawyer ranges from $134 to $201. Usually, a minimum fee will be charged, which represents 1.5 - 2 hours of effort. In some cases, the quoted job price may be negotiable, particularly if other work is performed by the Real Estate Lawyer.
Do I need to use a licensed Real Estate Lawyer for my job? If so - how do I verify license status?A professional Real Estate Lawyer must be licensed to provide most Real Estate and Construction Legal Services. To check a Real Estate Lawyer's license status, search the telephone directory or online for your state's professional license board or department. Contact the licensing authority to verify license standing and history for the business and individual.
Should I use an insured Real Estate Lawyer for my project?Insurance is usually not required for or needed for Real Estate and Construction Legal Service.
Does my Real Estate Lawyer need to be bonded?A bond is generally not required for Real Estate and Construction Legal Service.

Real Estate Lawyer - Services

A Real Estate Lawyer can handle a number of jobs, activities and problems. The list below summarizes common Real Estate and Construction Legal Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:

Real Estate Lawyer - Finding and Hiring

Not every Real Estate Lawyer has the same ability. Experience, skills, and sense of acceptable quality vary considerable. To get the results that you expect, it is essential that you put appropriate effort behind finding a Real Estate Lawyer matched to the specific requirements of your job - not simply someone that puts you at ease or wins your confidence. Before starting, make sure that you completely understand the work you want the Real Estate Lawyer to perform and the job quality you expect. Then, begin the selection process outlined below:



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