Although the modern trend in residential real estate has been in favor of leaving real estate lawyers out of transactions, retaining a lawyer isn't a bad idea at all. Unlike a real estate broker who may not have your best interests at heart, a real estate lawyer has a professional duty of loyalty to their client. Your lawyer will be your personal, professional guide, ensuring that you're getting exactly what you should be getting, so that there won't be any nasty surprises after the paperwork.

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