Advantages of a Using a Realtor - Compliance
And then there are the mandated documents accompanying the contract such as the sellers disclosure. The Sellers disclosure, required by section 5.008 of the property code, requires the seller to disclose known issues with the property. Failure to do so can have significant consequences. A Realtor who deals with those issues day in and day out can be extremely helpful in properly complying with the act.
In many real estate transactions the seller needs to remain in the home after it has been sold for a small period . Under such an agreement he becomes a tenant with specific rights and obligations, a good Realtor is extremely important when it comes to constructing amendments to the contract that protect and insure both buyer and seller.
But that is not all, there are federal disclosure requirements such as the RESPA (Real Estate Settlement Procedures act, HUD Full disclosure act and The Lead paint disclosure rule. All come into play in a typical closing.
While a realtor is not an attorney (and usually doesn’t play one on TV) a good realtor has a complete knowledge of all the legal aspects of a real estate transaction and can identify the land mines and booby traps that might otherwise derail your transaction.
The Jane Clark Realty group goes a step or two beyond even those principles as Jane Clark is not only a fully TREC Licensed Realtor, but a broker as well. So if you are looking for the ultimate in a Realtor who can handle that very important Real Estate Sale … Your listing REALLY deserves the Jane Clark touch!