Important Things To Know When Trying To Buy A Home During The Pandemic

buying a house during pandemic

Up until recently, the home-buying process was somewhat straightforward when it came to visiting properties, meeting with real estate agents, and finalizing paperwork. However, all that changed with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of this public health crisis, many aspects of the home-buying process have changed in dramatic ways. If you are buying a home during the pandemic, there are many things for which you should be aware. To ensure all goes well for you, rely on real estate attorneys in Bucks County PA at the Olen Law Office.

Verifying Paperwork

While before the pandemic you likely would have sat down inside a bank or real estate agent’s office to look over and verify contracts, loan agreements, and other paperwork, you will now probably be doing much of this online. However, this does not mean you should not still use the same diligence needed to make sure all key points of your transaction are included and that you thoroughly understand all details. Just as when you sign documents in person, an electronic signature will be considered legal once you do so. Therefore, if you have any questions whatsoever, speak to real estate attorneys in Bucks County PA at the Olen Law Office prior to signing your name.

Buying Based on Virtual Tours

Rather than taking an in-person tour of a home, you may be buying a home based solely on a virtual tour. If you do, you will need to pay especially close attention to everything you see along the way. Should you fail to do so and later discover problems with the property, you may have difficulties negating the deal, especially if you have already signed a contract. 

Since you will undoubtedly have many questions about this, schedule a consultation soon with knowledgeable real estate attorneys in Bucks County PA at the Olen Law Office.

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