Property lawyers deal with matters connected to the commercial and residential property. It is also known as real estate law. This law covers some specialised areas like property finance, social housing or mortgage lending.
Services of a property lawyer
Property lawyer’s chiefly deal with the transactions related to purchase and sale of property or rental issues. They also take care of the litigation matter with the tenants and landlords. Other issuesinclude planning and construction law. It is divided into residential and commercial work depending on the type of clients you decide to work with.
Residential property lawyer
A residential property lawyer is likely to deal with regionally based or high street clients. Regular clients come in for one or the other matter related to their property; thus he has a good client base, mostly on calls handling the ups and downs of the client’s purchase experience. He can also draft the contract agreement and make corrections if necessary. If he has many cases to deal with, as he is time-bound he needs to keep track of the stage on which the client is and thus keep in touch with the estate agents, solicitors, and third parties.
Skills required for a residential property lawyer
Multi-tasking is the biggest asset for a property lawyer. They have to deal with different parties to bring one transaction together. Drafting and negotiation also play a significant role in property matters. He should have the ability to build and maintain relationships to speed up his work. Relationship building is essential as clients emotions are attached in residential matters.