Real Estate Law

Real Estate Lawyers Serving Central Pennsylvania

Protect Your Investment and Achieve your Dream

At Scaringi Law, our lawyers handle both residential and commercial real estate transactions. For most residential homebuyers, their home is the biggest investment they will ever make. If the property is commercial or industrial, the stakes can be even higher.

We offer real estate transaction services to both buyers and sellers. If you are buying or selling a piece of real estate, protect your investment. Call Scaringi Law today for a free consultation.

From Agreement of Sale to End of Closing

Our attorneys help you with every step of your real estate transaction. We start with the Agreement of Sale. If there is a contingency you need, such as selling your present residence, obtaining financing or having property inspections performed, we will make sure that the agreement contains a legally enforceable contingency clause.

Our firm's experience with the identification of issues and resolution of problems through every stage of a transaction allows our clients to deal with us instead of a title company or settlement agent. We also represent clients in sale-by-owner transactions executed without real estate agents or brokers.

We assist clients throughout the real estate transaction, including:

  • Agreement of Sale
  • Title search
  • Certifications of title
  • Deeds
  • Preparation of documents required for closing
  • Closing / settlement services for both mortgage sales and cash sales
  • Leases-including creation and transfers / assignments
  • Easement / right of way negotiation and document preparation
  • Mortgage sale

At the end, we attend the closing. We are on hand to answer questions and go over the documents one more time before closing the deal.

If there is a boundary line dispute, adverse possession or other issue that could turn into a dispute, we can handle that also.

Why Hire a Lawyer?

You are not required to have an attorney to buy real estate. So why not save money and just do it yourself?

You hire a lawyer to prevent costly mistakes. During our title searches, we check everything the old-fashioned way--by combing through the documents, one by one. When we trace the chain of title, we go back at least 70 years. Due to our thoroughness, we constantly run into defects in title. These include mortgages, judgments and other liens, easements or other encumbrances. Occasionally, we even discover a break in the chain of title. If the seller of the property doesn't legally own it, neither will the subsequent buyer.

Learning about these mistakes before you buy real property can prevent a nasty surprise down the road. If you are a seller, we can often help you clean up your title, or make contingencies for paying off encumbrances, so that your property is more marketable.

If you're a buyer, we can help make sure you're getting what you contracted and paid for and that you're not buying liens, debts or lawsuits.

Contact a Harrisburg real estate attorney for an initial consultation.

Testimonials

  • Scaringi Law Scaringi Law Excellent guidance through a difficult divorce.
  • Scaringi Law Scaringi Law Made us feel that our case was of the utmost importance to her and never failed to meet our high expectations.
  • Scaringi Law Scaringi Law Her knowledge on this subject was exceptional, she was extremely helpful in explaining our options, very professional and courteous.
  • Scaringi Law Scaringi Law Completely on top of the transaction, was transparent and often available for any questions we had.
  • Scaringi Law Scaringi Law Mrs. Scaringi is approachable and knowledgeable, have not been disappointed at any time.
  • Scaringi Law Scaringi Law If you need an attorney who will work hard for you and do exactly what they say they are going to do to help you solve your case, and do it all in a timely fashion, call Scaringi & Scaringi
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