A knowledgeable real estate attorney who represents solely your interest is an integral party to your real estate transaction. YOUR attorney represents solely YOUR interests and makes sure that all documents are prepared properly and the transaction proceeds smoothly. The seller and purchaser each have their own separate attorneys.
Why should you retain an experienced real estate attorney?
If your eyes are bothering you, would you see an orthopedist or an ophthalmologist? An ophthalmologist, right? You would go to an expert in the field. The same is true in law. There are many lawyers who specialize in many areas of law. If you write a song, meet with a copyright attorney. If you need a contract, see a business attorney. If you are selling or purchasing real estate, see a real estate attorney.