Commercial and Residential Real Estate Closings
Every real estate transaction involves gray areas. Entering into a transaction without legal counsel is like driving at night without headlights. You might
think you know where you’re going, only to blindly steer into serious trouble. What you need is an established lawyer who is qualified to guide the way.
A Leader in Real Estate Law
Miami-based attorney Norma Echarte has concentrated chiefly in real estate transactions over the past 20-plus years. Her experience representing many different parties — buyers, sellers, developers,
brokers, lenders and borrowers — gives her well-rounded insight on all aspects of complex transactions.
You can rely on this extensive experience to illuminate and avoid pitfalls. Ms. Echarte will advocate zealously for you at each milestone in the transaction process, from negotiations through closings and every step in between. Attorney Norma Echarte has handled nearly 3,000 real estate closings, both residential and commercial. She also provides title services and is an approved agent for Florida’s largest title insurance underwriter.
Protecting Your Interests in Any Type of Transaction
Norma Echarte leads a highly trained staff, yet she is herself intimately involved in every residential and commercial transaction. She is highly sought-after for her in-depth knowledge of
condominium closings and other multi-unit projects. She also handles single-family home closings, mortgage refinance closings and commercial closings.
Our legal team will take concrete steps to protect your interests during all stages of the transaction — for example, by:
- Gauging market value and negotiating the purchase price
- Drafting or reviewing your
- Negotiating or reviewing construction contracts
- Helping you secure financing and reviewing the loan documents
- Reviewing the inspection reports and owner disclosures
- Searching the property records for liens, claims, easements, etc.
- Obtaining open permits and code violations within the inspection period
- Arranging for the owner’s
title insurance (and lender policies as required)
- Identifying any environmental or regulatory concerns
- Addressing RESPA disclosures
- Analyzing potential
FIRPTA implications for transactions with foreign sellers
- Preparing HUD-1 settlement statements
- Reviewing all closing documents, including closing costs and attending your closing
- Representing you in any legal disputes that arise during or after the transaction
Learn More — Call Today for a Free Consultation
At the law firm of Norma Echarte, you have direct access to a recognized leader in real estate law.
Arrange a consultation with an experienced South Florida residential transaction lawyer. Ms. Echarte and several members of our staff are bilingual in Spanish or Portuguese.