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Purchase and Sale of Real Estate Assets

Buying a home will probably be the largest and most significant purchase you will make in your life. It also involves the law of real property, which is unique and raises special issues of practice, and problems not present in other transactions. As a real estate attorney-broker, and the Managing Broker of Lowenthal Realty Co., a full service real estate brokerage firm, Justin Lowenthal is trained to deal with these problems and has the experience, both in transactions and litigation, to counsel and represent clients in the buying and selling of real estate assets.

Even a lawyer is not needed during the course of negotiations, it may be important to confer with one to answer important questions, such as the tax consequences of the transaction or the meaning of various terms of the purchase agreement. Perhaps the most important reason to be represented by an attorney, however, is the conflicting interests of the parties. Throughout the process, the buyer's and seller's interests can be at odds with each other, and even with those of professionals involved in the sale. Most real estate professionals are compensated by a commission and want to see the deal go through, since that is how they will get paid. Given this inherent conflict of interest, seeking the advice of a real estate lawyer is a very good idea from the time you decide to sell or to buy a home until the actual closing.

Here, we charge modest flat fees for real estate sales and acquisitions, which make our service offering ideal for homeowners who wish to do a "for sale by owner" (FSBO), or buyers who are engaged with a FSBO seller in need of representation. We use industry-standard forms and have actual industry-experience, which helps us coordinate transactions on your behalf. Even better,

Our fees are GUARANTEED to be lower than traditional commissions!

With our office in Davis,  we represent clients in Yolo County, Solano County, Sacramento County, and statewide throughout California. For more information, call our office today at (530) 231-4949.