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By Rochford Law Posted on March 1, 2021 at 10:39 AM

Sign Your Closing Documents With Online Notaries to Avoid COVID-19

The day has finally come to sign the closing documents for your new home. But wait, you need to find a reliable notary amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In a time where digitization is key, remote online notaries are now available for your closing document needs. 

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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate, Real Estate Lawyer, Residential Real Estate

By Rochford Law Posted on January 25, 2021 at 2:57 PM

When You Should Hire a Real Estate Litigation Attorney

Real estate disputes can be confusing. There are a lot of regulations, rules, and laws that go along with these transactions and the resulting longstanding ownership. We take great pride in our property and home, and it can become quite messy when a dispute pops up.

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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate, Real Estate Lawyer, Residential Real Estate, Title

By Rochford Law Posted on January 15, 2021 at 2:49 PM

How to Budget for Closing Costs

Buying a piece of real estate is expensive. This is no secret. The property and structure of the new home come at great cost because they are also a great asset. The land on which the home sits will almost always appreciate in value over time. And the structure itself can also appreciate in value with the proper amount of maintenance, upkeep, and additions.

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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate, Real Estate Lawyer, Residential Real Estate, Title

By Rochford Law Posted on December 28, 2020 at 7:00 AM

The Role and Duties of a Real Estate Title Company

Purchasing a piece of real estate is going to involve the assistance of a lot of different types of professionals. Inspectors, realtors, attorneys — it can become a little overwhelming when you try to take it all in at once.

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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate, Real Estate Lawyer, Residential Real Estate, Title

By Rochford Law Posted on December 14, 2020 at 7:00 AM

6 Tips for a Smooth Real Estate Closing Process

Closing on a piece of real estate can be an exciting, but lengthy process. There are a lot of important steps to take that can have long-term ramifications. And if any of these important steps either don’t go through correctly or don’t go through at all, the deal can fall apart.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate, Real Estate Lawyer, Residential Real Estate, Closing Process

By Rochford Law Posted on November 2, 2020 at 7:00 AM

Navigating Boundary Disputes

Property is often a person’s most prized possession. It takes a lot of work to own land. We spend time and money to get it just the way we like it.
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Nashville Real Estate Law, Real Estate Lawyer, Residential Real Estate, Litigation

By Rochford Law Posted on November 14, 2019 at 11:37 AM

Five Tips to Protect Your Residential Property Investment

Real estate can be a great investment, but it’s not without risk. Houses burn down. Floods do damage. Tenants refuse to pay. How can you protect your investment?

Perhaps you’ve decided to invest in residential real estate—a home, apartment, or duplex that you’re going to rent out instead of living in. While no one can guarantee success, here are five tips to secure your investment and prevent financial loss.

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Topics: Lease, Residential Real Estate, Renting

By Rochford Law Posted on April 17, 2019 at 12:02 PM

Amending Vital Records in Tennessee

Birth and death certificates are vital documents that we don't think too much about until we are acquiring the rights of property ownership or trying to prove identity. As crucial as these documents are, they aren't without error. Instances have presented themselves where some of the information was incorrect. False information on a birth certificate could delay access to healthcare or education. Inaccurate information on a death certificate impedes the dividing of assets bequeathed by the deceased — importantly the financial and real estate holdings. Fortunately, major and minor amendments can be made with the support of an experienced attorney.

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Topics: Residential Real Estate, Vital Records

By Rochford Law Posted on September 10, 2018 at 4:08 PM

What You Need to Know About the Closing Process

The closing process is one of the most important aspects of purchasing a new home. It's a life-changing event and if you're reading this because you're starting the process — congratulations! It's the final step of a long journey and comes with a variety of measures to make the entire transaction legal and usually ends with a set of new keys in your hand. The ceremony of events includes the signing of documents and payments. It can take quite some time. Each part is essential, and understanding what you are getting yourself into will make the entire process run a bit smoother. We've answered some of the most common questions about the closing process.

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Topics: Buying A Home, Nashville Real Estate Law, Real Estate Lawyer, Residential Real Estate, Selling Property, Closing Process

By Rochford Law Posted on August 15, 2018 at 12:28 PM

Why Home Sales Are in a Slump and What It Means for Buyers

For many years, the U.S. housing market has been climbing at a steady pace. Recent reports are highlighting changes, and in 2018 the purchase and sale of homes has reached a peak. There are a few contributing factors to the plateau such as tariffs on building materials and mortgage rates. Specific pockets of the country are being hit harder than others. So, what does this mean for home buyers and sellers?

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Topics: Buying A Home, Real Estate Law, Residential Real Estate, Selling Real Estate

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