Real Estate

Purchasing or selling real estate can be an exciting but stressful time in your life. It can also be very confusing complete with a new language all of its own. We are here to guide you through the process, answer your questions and simplify the legal matters for you. We will review your agreements before you sign them. We will keep you informed as the process unfolds. We will do everything we can to make your move as smooth as possible.

Our real estate department consists of two lawyers with almost (50) years of combined experience and four highly qualified and experienced clerks. This team will provide you with professional, friendly and personal service. You will meet with a lawyer to discuss your transaction and to review and sign documents.

SBMB Law offers a full range of real estate services including:

Buying or Selling Real Estate

  • Homes
  • Condominiums
  • Vacant Land
  • Vacation Properties
  • Co-Operatives
  • Farm Properties
  • Commercial or Industrial Properties
  • Private transactions

Land Development

  • Severances
  • First Applications
  • Plans of Subdivision

Mortgages

Title Insurance and post purchase title insurance

Transfers of Ownership

What does your lawyer do for you in your real estate transaction?

Review your agreement of purchase and sale.

If you are buying:

  • Discuss with you the appropriate way of taking title
  • Communicate with you, the Seller’s lawyer and your mortgage company in preparation for the closing
  • Conduct searches that are required to ensure you will receive good title to the property you are buying.
  • Arrange for title insurance to better protect your investment
  • Review you adjustments to ensure you are paying only proper charges
  • Prepare or review all documents required for your closing
  • Meet with you to review and sign all required documents
  • Conduct the closing, register you as the owner of your property and provide you with your keys
  • Provide you with a written report of your purchase

If you are selling:

  • Communicate with you, The Buyer’s lawyer and you mortgagee in preparation for your closing
  • Prepare your statement of adjustments to ensure you are only paying the expenses you are responsible for
  • Prepare all documents required for your closing
  • Meet with you to review and sign all required documents
  • Conduct the closing and receive your closing proceeds
  • Arrange to pay off outstanding mortgages and any sums due to your realtor
  • Provide you with a written report of your transaction

If you wish us to help you, simply go to the tab if you are buying or if you are selling and fill out the form.