Duties of a Real Estate Closing Agent
A closing agent is responsible to perform numerous functions prior to and during the closing, including:
The attorney for either the buyer or seller may act as the "closing agent" to close a Florida real estate transaction. The contract should always set forth which party shall select and pay for these services. In most instances, it is best to have an attorney close a real estate transaction especially when it does not cost any more than using a title company, because of the added advantage of having legal representation on stand-by should those services be needed.
[See: Real Estate Disputes]
Can I Sue The Closing Agent?
Some times, closing agents fail to do their job correctly which requires the involvment of a Florida real estate lawyer. Here is a list of the some of the issues requiring a lawyer's assistance, including where the closing agent:
[See: Florida Partition Lawsuit]
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