Clearing Liens

IN CORAL SPRINGS, FL

The Law Office of Gary M. Landau, P.A. helps buyers and sellers with every aspect of their real estate transaction, ensuring a smooth closing.

Clearing Liens

You’re about to buy a new home or sell the one you own when your real estate attorney tells you that you have an open lien on the property, and that you can’t sell it until it is closed. What does this mean lien removals?

A lien is a legally enforceable judgment placed against a property. The government can place a lien on your home if you’re behind in your taxes, a court can order a lien if you’ve lost a case involving money in court, and a contractor who does work on your home can file a lien if you have not paid, among others.

NOTE: A home that has a lien on it cannot be sold until the lien removals.

Often, this is done by paying what you owe, or by working with the people the money is owed to to create a payment plan. The Law Office of Gary M. Landau often gets involved in this, to speed up the process of removing the lien.

Sometimes, a lien has been improperly placed and can be removed by a judge. This would happen if the lien-holder failed to properly send notification of the judgment or missed other steps, including improperly citing the amount or the property description or passing any deadlines.

Our attorneys will examine your lien on your South Florida property and all supporting documents and give you legal advice on how best to resolve the situation.

Contact us by phone or email for a FREE consultation to learn more about The Law Office of Gary M. Landau and how we can help you with your real estate lien issues, or other issues involving real estate, including your property’s purchase or sale. We provide assistance with construction liens, state tax liens, federal tax liens, judgment liens, contractor liens, as well as other liens that affect real estate property. Attorney Gary Landau personally returns all calls to him.

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REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY VS A TITLE COMPANY

When you sell your home in Palm Beach County, Florida, or buy one in Coral Springs, in most cases you get to choose your closing agent. Selecting the Law Office of Gary M. Landau means you’ll have a lawyer representing your legal interests throughout the deal, something a title company does not do, in addition to providing the title insurance and handling the closing. This gives you extra services for no additional money.

Since real estate is the biggest investment most people make, it’s important that you choose the right professional to handle your closing.

STEPS NEEDED TO CLOSE ON A REAL ESTATE DEAL

If you’re looking to buy or sell a home in South Florida, you may wonder about the steps involved. An experienced closing attorney will walk you through the process and carefully explain all the steps leading to a successful closing. These include:

TITLE INSURANCE

Title insurance is a policy that protects you from legal problems that can arise after a purchase. In Coral Springs, Florida, a new buyer typically pays for title insurance, while in Palm Beach County the seller does. The Law Office of Gary M. Landau, P.A. provides title insurance for all deals we close. Buyers or sellers get the same insurance they get from a title company and also get peace of mind knowing an attorney is looking out for their interests.

REFINANCE CLOSINGS

Refinancing your home requires a similar type of closing as a new home purchase, with a closing agent overseeing the various legal elements and paperwork. Your lender may ask you to use their closing agent for your refinancing, but under Florida law you can select any closing agent you desire.

Choosing the Law Office of Gary M. Landau, P.A. can save you money on your title insurance premium during refinancing if you have a prior owner’s title policy from when you purchased your home.

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