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By Rochford Law Posted on September 21, 2020 at 7:00 AM

The Anatomy of a Purchase and Sales Agreement

Buying and selling a property isn’t as easy as selling your old clothes at a garage sale. These transactions typically involve large sums of money. And the larger stakes necessitate protections for both parties to avoid an improper deal.
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Topics: Buying A Home, Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Purchase and Sales Agreement

By Rochford Law Posted on September 7, 2020 at 7:00 AM

The Three Types of Liens

Real estate transactions often involve large sums of money. This means that there will almost always be an associated debt after the fact. Loans and mortgages are frequently employed to provide the necessary amount of capital needed to purchase a property.
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Topics: Judgement Lien, Lien, Mechanic's Lien, Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Law, Title

By Rochford Law Posted on August 24, 2020 at 7:00 AM

How Disclosures Help Avoid Residential Real Estate Litigation

Selling a home can be difficult. It takes a lot of work to get the property into its best condition — painting the walls, fixing broken items, keeping the lawn trimmed, and so on. You want the property to look its best to entice visitors and convince them that this could easily be their new home.
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Law, Residential Real Estate Law, Litigation

By Rochford Law Posted on August 11, 2020 at 4:07 PM

Understanding Tennessee Utility Easement Laws

Purchasing real estate is exciting, particularly if it’s your first time. Renting means you need to adhere to someone else’s rules and now you are able to use your property however you like (while adhering to local codes and laws, of course).
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Law, Residential Real Estate Law

By Rochford Law Posted on July 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM

How Nashville’s Property Tax Hike Affects You

Property tax will affect not only how much money you will pay for your mortgage each month, but also the final price people are willing to pay for your home should you choose to sell. Property tax is an entwined aspect of owning property. The rate at which you are taxed for your property will differ depending on where you live, and you can usually expect this rate to rise at least a little bit each year.
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, News, Property Tax, Real Estate Law, Residential Real Estate Law

By Rochford Law Posted on July 7, 2020 at 7:00 AM

Top 10 Reasons for Real Estate Litigation

The process of purchasing real estate can be lengthy, confusing, and difficult. There are several specific considerations to be taken into account by parties on both sides of the transaction. These requirements are put in place in order to protect both the buyer and the seller from finding themselves in a bad situation through no fault of their own.
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Law, Residential Real Estate Law, Litigation

By Rochford Law Posted on June 29, 2020 at 7:00 AM

Why Invest in HPR Real Estate?

Horizontal property regimes (HPRs) are a profitable opportunity for real estate investors nationwide. However, these opportunities are particularly attractive here in Nashville, TN. The potential for high-end residential closings can offer great rewards to investors who get in on the HPR market.
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Topics: Horizontal Property Regime, Horizontal Property Regimes, HPR, Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney

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

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: Nashville Real Estate, Real Estate Title, Title

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

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