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By Rochford Law Posted on June 8, 2020 at 7:00 AM

For Sale By Owner: Purchase Agreements and Litigation

Selling your own property can have a lot of benefits. You are in control of the whole process, and you save money by avoiding real estate agent fees. However, it also opens you up to potential issues. The process of selling a property is lengthy and occasionally convoluted. There are a lot of intricate details that need to be addressed properly.
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Lawyers, Real Estate Nashville, Residential Real Estate Law, Selling Real Estate, Purchase and Sales Agreement

By Rochford Law Posted on May 19, 2020 at 7:00 AM

The Pros & Cons of Selling Your Home By Yourself (FSBO)

Selling your home can be one of the most rewarding, yet stressful processes you can go through. This is especially true if you decide to forgo the option of utilizing the services of a real estate agent. This is what’s known as For Sale By Owner (FSBO).
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Lawyers, Real Estate Nashville, Residential Real Estate Law, Selling Property, Selling Real Estate

By Rochford Law Posted on April 1, 2020 at 7:00 AM

What You Need to Know: Commercial Real Estate Closing Process

The commercial closing process can be as lengthy and arduous as it is exciting. These transactions often involve large sums of money, so everyone wants to be sure they know exactly what they are getting. There are a number of various stages aimed at making the transaction as fair to each side as possible. But without the help of an experienced closing attorney, you can’t be sure everything is aligned in an advantageous way for the various participants.
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Closing, Real Estate Lawyers, Real Estate Nashville, Selling Real Estate, Closing Process

By Rochford Law Posted on March 9, 2020 at 7:00 AM

For Sale by Owner: How to Avoid Costly Mistakes?

Avoiding the retention of a real estate agent is an increasingly popular way for people to save money when selling a home. This is what’s referred to as For Sale By Owner (FSBO). Listing your home, setting up showings, and accepting an offer doesn’t always require the help of a real estate agent.
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Topics: Real Estate Lawyers, Real Estate Nashville, Selling Real Estate

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 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

By Rochford Law Posted on April 19, 2016 at 1:59 PM

Tennessee Partition Law: How To Divorce Your Co-Tenant

Are you having problems getting along with the co-owner of your property? Do you disagree about how the property should be used? Do you want to sell, but your partner wants to stay? If you can’t see eye to eye with your co-tenant, maybe a partition action is right for you. To begin, let’s look at two example scenarios where a partition action might be filed.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Law, Partition Law, Partitions, Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Lawyers, Residential Real Estate Law, Tennessee Real Estate Law

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