Buying a home or a new business can be intimidating. Where do you start? Is hiring a realtor enough? Is it smart to hire a real estate attorney?

While a realtor can be invaluable during real estate transactions, they cannot give legal advice. So when legal problems pop up, a real estate lawyer may be necessary. We looked to our legal network members to address the complexities of hiring a real estate attorney versus relying solely on your realtor.

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