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Real Estate Law in Washington
The real estate industry in Redmond is controlled by a wide variety of laws, and these laws can affect the process and outcome of basically any transaction or deal involving the sale, lease, or use of land.
Real estate law in Redmond can be fairly complicated, especially when it comes to things like mortgages and the resolution of disputes over construction defects.
Therefore, it's a good idea to learn some of the basics of Redmond's real estate laws.
If you have even a little bit of basic understanding of applicable real estate law, your life will probably be a great deal easier. If you have some understanding of the law, your knowledge will likely put you in a better bargaining position.
Common Real Estate Law Issues in Redmond
Financing: Most persons, families, and small businesses in Redmond 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. Thus, 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 typically 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 Redmond 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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The issues discussed here, along with others, can be complicated and complicated. Therefore, if you have any questions on this subject, you should not hesitate to ask a Redmond real estate lawyer.
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Life in RedmondRedmond is located in King County, Washington. It is approximately 16 miles east of Seattle. Per the 2010 census, it has a population of 45,256 people.
Top employers include Microsoft, Nintendo of America, Concur Technologies, Visible.net, Wild Tangent, Solstice and Data I/O, and Online Trading Academy.
Redmond is also home to many attorneys who reside in the city. These attorneys are very capable and easily handle the legal needs of Redmond residents. For large, complex cases Redmond residents go to the large, top-tier Seattle firms.
Overall, Redmond is a quaint place with small-town charm. It is a wonderful place to call home or visit!