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Real Estate Law in South Carolina

Spartanburg's real estate industry is controlled by a huge body of laws. This is because almost any real estate transaction invokes laws regarding civil rights, consumer protection, land use, and contracts.

The law controlling real estate in Spartanburg can get pretty complicated, especially when things such as mortgages, disputes about construction defects, and conflicts over title are involved.

Thus, if you're planning on engaging in any kind of real estate transaction, it's crucial that you learn at least the basics of real estate law in Spartanburg.

Having at least some knowledge of real estate law will be to your advantage in basically any real estate transaction. Knowing the law can give you a bargaining advantage and prevent you from being saddled with obligations that you don't have to assume.

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Common Real Estate Law Issues in Spartanburg

Financing: Most persons, families, and small businesses in Spartanburg cannot afford to buy a large piece of real estate with the money they have on hand. However, they generally can afford to pay for it over a long period of time, in installments, with interest. Consequently, most real estate is purchased using a mortgage - a loan for a specific purchase, using the item purchased as collateral.

Zoning: Zoning laws dictate what types of buildings can go on given pieces of property. These laws are usually designed to ensure that residential areas are as clean and as quiet as possible, thereby preserving property values. They accomplish this by ensuring that other uses that might be inappropriate in a residential area, such as heavy industry, are in different parts of town. This also ensures that industries will be able to go about their business without constant complaints from their neighbors.

Duty of Disclosure: Sellers of homes are bound by a legal duty to disclose defects in the home to prospective buyers, before they buy the house. Any defect which the seller knows (or reasonably should know) about, and which cannot be discovered by the buyer through an average inspection, must be disclosed to the buyer.

Implied Warranties: Every lease of a residential unit in Spartanburg carries with it an implicit promise by the owner that the unit will meet some basic minimum requirements for human habitability. There are many factors that go into deciding if a unit is "habitable," but there are a few essentials, and they include running water, heat, electricity, and adequate shelter from the elements.

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Can a Spartanburg Real Estate Lawyer Help?

The issues discussed here, along with others, can be intricate and complicated. Therefore, if you have any questions on this subject, you should not hesitate to ask a Spartanburg real estate lawyer.

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Life in Spartanburg

Spartanburg describes itself as "historically southern, culturally modern."  The city is located near the Blue Ridge Mountains.  It has a pleasant climate and a population of around 40,000.  It is specifically located at the I-26 and I-85 junctions, making it nearby to the beach, mountains, and resorts! 

Popular sites include the Spartanburg Little Theater at the Chapman Cultural Center, Duncan Park, Spartanburg County Museum of Art, Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, Tony White Theatre and Twichell Auditorium.  Downtown is also filled with great shopping and dining!

The legal force also has a presence in Spartanburg because many attorneys have established successful practices here.  These attorneys are very experienced in their respective fields and focus on provide excellent legal services to local residents and businesses.

All in all, Spartanburg is a charming city to both live in and visit!

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