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By Rochford Law Posted on July 10, 2018 at 11:33 AM

7 Tips for Closing a Real Estate Deal

It’s expected that shopping for a home can take some time, but many homeowners don't plan for the closing process. The closing proceedings involve the exchanging of titles, documents, and money to secure the deal for both the buyer and the seller. It's an arduous process but a necessary one designed to protect the sale of the home. This final step requires some refinement if you don't want to get stuck in a back and forth between you and the seller. There are a few tips we have to help you make the closing process smoother.  

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Topics: Real Estate Law, Real Estate Title, Selling Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate, Buying A Home, Selling Property

By Rochford Law Posted on July 6, 2017 at 7:00 AM

What To Look For In A Title Company

If you are buying, selling, or doing pretty much anything else with a piece of real estate, it’s important that you perform your due diligence in regards to your title. We understand that real estate law can be pretty complex, so we’ll start with the basics.

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Topics: Real Estate Title, Title, Nashville Real Estate

By Rochford Law Posted on December 29, 2016 at 2:00 AM

Quiet Title Lawsuits: An Avoidable Nightmare

Working in the field of real estate law, much of what we do is preventative. To people who are careful, hire a real estate lawyer, and get everything right the first time around, the dangers involved in real estate transactions might feel very abstract. Make no mistake: the dangers are very real.

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Topics: Deed, Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Nashville Real Estate Laywer, Quiet Title, Quiet Title Lawsuit, Residential Real Estate, Residential Real Estate Law, Tax Sale, Title

By Rochford Law Posted on June 9, 2016 at 3:00 AM

What Is A Deed Of Trust?

If you are financing your home, you will either sign a mortgage or a deed of trust. Which of these you will be signing is almost entirely a function of what state you live in. Most people are more familiar with mortgages, but if you live in a state where deeds of trust are the norm, it’s essential that you understand the difference between the two. As a prologue to this, it is first necessary to talk about promissory notes.

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Topics: Buying A Home, Deed, deed of trust, financing your house, mortgage, Nashville Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Lawyers, Real Estate Title, Residential Real Estate Law, state law

By Rochford Law Posted on May 31, 2016 at 3:00 AM

How Do You Reform (Change) Your Deed?

In the world of real estate law, deeds frequently must be corrected. In fact, many property owners will eventually be faced with the task of making alterations to their deeds, and most will not know how to go about doing it. That is our topic for today, so we’ll start with the basics…

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Law, Deed, Deed Reform, How To Change Your Deed, Nashville Real Estate, News, Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Title, Residential Real Estate Law

By Rochford Law Posted on May 24, 2016 at 3:00 AM

Your Crash Course On Horizontal Property Regimes (HPRs) In Nashville

Enjoying its status as an “it city,” Nashville has been growing rapidly. With its economy in full flux, new businesses and residents arrive in Nashville constantly, and nowhere is this more evident than in residential neighborhoods. Once dicey, urban neighborhoods are now being rapidly gentrified as Nashville’s economy grows and young professionals invest in property.

As neighborhoods change and Nashville becomes more densely populated, many legal real estate issues are being forced to the surface. One such issue is that of horizontal property regimes (or HPRs).

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Law, Duplex, Horizontal Property Regimes, HPR, Nashville, Nashville Real Estate, News, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Lawyers, Real Estate Title, Residential Real Estate Law

By Rochford Law Posted on May 3, 2016 at 4:00 AM

An Introduction To Easement Law

The Tennessee law of easement frequently comes into play in conflicts between two adjacent property owners. Easements are a particularly nuanced area of practice, so if it’s something that you’re considering, it’s important to have your facts straight. We’ll start with the basics…

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Law, Easement Law, Easements, Nashville Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Lawyers, Real Estate Title, Residential Real Estate Law

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