Colorado For Sale By Owner Real Estate Lawyer

FSBO Home Buyers and Sellers Save Thousands in Colorado

Robinson and Henry Real Estate attorney, Donald Eby, provides legal representation to do it yourself home buyers and sellers throughout the front range. Many homeowners choose to sell their homes without the assistance of a real estate broker, this is generally referred to as FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and can save thousands of dollars in broker fees. Likewise, many home buyers choose to work directly with the seller to avoid the costs associated with hiring a real estate broker. Whether you are a home buyer or seller, we can help you with the legal aspects of buying or selling your home. We will draft the buy and sale contract and other documents that are necessary to formalize the transaction and move to closing for a small flat fee paid at closing.

“We did want to thank you for all your help and advice. We had never done a “for sale by owner” and were a bit unsure of what to expect throughout the entire process. Your expertise and guidance through the contract process not only put our fears at ease but saved us quite a lot of added expense had we done this with a realtor. We will certainly look to you for assistance should we go through this again.” – Jim, a For Sale By Owner Client

Key Highlights

  1. Low, flat rate legal fees
  2. Free consultation
  3. Help protect yourself from a legal nightmare

Do you understand the difference between Specific Performance and Liquidated Damages? As a seller would you prefer to deliver a special or a general warranty deed? What about the buyer? What kind of survey should the buy demand? When should the inspection deadline be set? What about the disclosures, the mortgage, the survey, and due diligence deadlines? Which title company should you use? What do you do if the seller or buyer wants to cancel the deal? A Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate is a serious, legally binding contract, with many financial and legal consequences. And, it is only the beginning of the legal process of buying or selling a home. Once you have an executed contract, you still have due diligence deadlines, title reports, settlement statements, the deed, and other closing documents to consider and review.

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If you are considering buying or selling your home as a FSBO and only need a little help to ensure that you are not creating significant legal liability for yourself or you just want to ensure that the contact is properly drafted, you provide or receive all the proper disclosures, that you provide or receive a proper deed at closing, or maybe you are concerned about the process from signing the contract to the closing date we can help and you can save thousands of dollars. When you hire us, you get the essential services of an experienced real estate lawyer and you save money in the process!

How much money can you save? Instead of working for a commission we charge a low flat fee and you save the difference. For example, if you sell your home for $400,000 you could save as much as $22,500 when compared to a traditional 6% listing contract with a broker. And because you will be represented by a law firm you get the value of having and experienced real estate attorney on your team as opposed to the limited services provided by a real estate agent.

For a low flat fee, you will receive the following professional services:

  1. Preparation of the Buy and Sell Contract;
  2. Individual consultation to explain the nuances of the Contract and how it is crafted to favor you;
  3. Preparation and individual consultation on all counter-offers or amendments to the Contract;
  4. A detailed review of all critical dates and deadlines from contract date to closing date;
  5. A full legal review of all title work followed by a discussion of any matters that may affect your legal interest in the property;
  6. A full legal review and individual meeting on all closing documents and settlement statements.

Our clients also appreciate the value of hiring a lawyer. As lawyers, we go the extra mile to make sure you understand the process and are fully protected. We answer all your questions about the contract and title. Also, as experienced real estate practitioners, we can help you to prevent objections to your demands. Selling or buying a home is the biggest financial transaction of many people’s life. It makes only makes sense hire and an experienced real estate professional before initiating the contract.

Hiring a real estate attorney to assist you in buying or selling a home is a smart choice. Our attorney will help you to succeed in selling or buying your home. We get involved once a buyer and seller are ready to have a contract drafted and for a low flat fee our attorney will take you from contract negotiation to the closing while looking out for your best interest throughout the process.

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For your free, no obligation, consultation call (303) 688-0944, email, or Make An Appointment Online. Robinson & Henry represents clients in Real Estate matters throughout Colorado.