March 14, 2018

When Inquiring Minds Ought to Know . . .

When it comes to real estate transactions, an inquiring mind is a responsible mind. So much of a property’s character and quality is readily revealed from available documents surrounding a transaction, while other nuggets of information might be hidden away in the peculiar knowledge of the seller or in more obscure locations. All real estate attorneys know that their job always includes evaluating title and asking questions when necessary as part of one’s regular due diligence. At times, though, the law requires a purchaser of property to take some extra steps to satisfy the duties of “inquiry notice.”

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