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What Can A Real Estate Lawyer Help You With?

Real estate attorneys deal with the legality of property buildings, land, and housing when it comes to buying, selling, and renting. Lawyers who specialize in real estate provide services to their clients in reviewing all legal documentation and transactions, including Agreement of Sales and property taxes.

How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Real Estate Lawyer In The U.S.?

Real estate lawyers typically charge an hourly rate of $150 to $350. However, this can vary depending on the area you’re living, buying, or selling in, as well as how experienced the lawyer is in dealing with real estate matters.

How To Find The Best Real Estate Lawyer

To find the best real estate attorney for your situation, you’ll have to weigh your options based on factors like accessibility and cost. UpCounsel helps you search for and acquire a lawyer that will help you with your residential or commercial real estate needs.

Need A Real Estate Lawyer In Your Area?

You can use UpCounsel to look for lawyers who are well-versed in real estate law and situated in your state. Before buying, selling, or renting, it’s best to consult a professional who will guide you through the process and help you with the paperwork needed to secure or sell your property. Click here to easily find & compare the best real estate lawyers in your area for free.

FAQs About Real Estate Lawyers

What Do Real Estate Attorneys Do For Buyers And Sellers?

Lawyers who specialize in real estate work to ensure that property transfers are being done so according to the law. For buyers, that means making sure that any offers made are valid. For sellers, attorneys will assist in negotiating sales terms and contracts. Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, a lawyer will be acting to represent your best interests, providing legal advice, helping with matters pertaining to mortgages, and reviewing any documentation as needed.

Who Does A Real Estate Attorney Represent?

Real estate lawyers can represent buyers or sellers, though not simultaneously in the same case, as that can lead to a conflict of interest. Separate lawyers should be used for each party to ensure the best possible outcome.

How Do You Choose A Real Estate Attorney?

The best real estate lawyer for your unique situation will depend on your circumstances, though many opt for attorneys based on advice from agents or real estate firms, or recommendations from friends or family members.

Seth W.

Seth Wiener

1184 reviews
As an experienced trial lawyer and litigator, Seth Wiener has resolved numerous federal and state litigations. His cases have included everything from family law to bankruptcy to fraud and more. Before Seth formed his own firm, the Law Office of Seth W. Wiener, he worked for several prominent law offices where he gained a great deal of experience.
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Geoffrey A.

Geoffrey Amend

787 reviews
Geoffrey Amend has over 21 years of experience as a business attorney. He is licensed to practice law in Kansas. Geoffrey has represented numerous corporate clients, including JungleBee, MomoCentral and APIMATIC. He started his own legal firm in 2013 and was the general counsel at Chelsea Partner before starting his own firm. Geoffrey graduated with a J.D. in law from the Washburn University School of Law in 1995.
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Steven S.

Steven Stark

539 reviews
For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
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Sue D.

Sue Dunbar

267 reviews
Go with Sue Dunbar if you want a big law firm experience with a small law firm cost. Sue's experience working at Robins Kaplan LLP and serving as special counsel to Senator Joseph Dunn has landed her big-name clients like BestBuy, Time Warner Cable, and Yahoo!. Currently, Ms. Dunbar specializes in knowledge about confidentiality and privacy laws regarding sensitive trade secrets.
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David Y.

David Yamaguchi

212 reviews
Startups and small businesses sometimes need someone who can deal with complex transactions on an international playing field. David Yamaguchi specializes in content hosting issues and intellectual property. He concentrates his practice in the United States, Asia, India, and Europe. Whether you are a business giant or a startup, Mr. Yamaguchi can provide legal advice that fits your needs.
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Richard G.

Richard Gora

200 reviews
Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

285 reviews
Representing notable clients like Tesla and the City of Los Angeles, Josh Garber excels at helping clients with employment and labor laws. Many of his past clients have had great success using Josh for employment agreements and Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) hearings. With his practical advice, he has even helped clients avoid going to court.
Alejandro M.

Alejandro Maher

177 reviews
Alejandro Maher’s firm specializes in domestic and international corporate transactions, commercial litigation, and arbitration. He has represented individual investors, entrepreneurs, and emerging-growth companies in matters of public and private offerings of equity, M&A, and real estate financing. Currently, Alejandro has over 50 domestic and international clients.
Conor T.

Conor Teevan

148 reviews
Top-tier talent shouldn’t have to come with a top-tier fee. This is why Conor Teevan combines his top-tier expertise (Yale undergrad, Stanford Law) with affordability. Conor has represented Silicon Valley startups, real estate investors, artists creating companies, and even a child author in need of a book deal. Conor himself started a real estate company with holdings in five states.
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