An illuminating Interview with David Haimi, a top real estate attorney: Part 1 of 2


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Join us for a fascinating interview with one of our favorite real estate attorneys, David Haimi. Part 1 of 2. We discuss questions including: - What is a real estate attorney and what do they do? - Why is the practice in Massachusetts to always have an attorney on both the buyer and seller side of a real estate transaction? - How are real estate attorneys compensated? What's the fee? - What is a lender attorney list? What's an open list vs a closed list? - What are some of the most common and some of the craziest issues you've seen come up on real estate transactions? - What kind of title issues come up? How do you clear them up? - What is the value of owner's title insurance and do you recommend it? - Do you invalidate your title insurance if you put your property into a trust? How do you avoid that? ***************** ABOUT OUR GUEST: DAVID HAIMI, ESQ Partner at Lieberman Law Office, P.C. David has been in real estate for more than 15 years, first as a title examiner and owner of a title examination company, and then as real estate attorney. David obtained his B.A. with honors from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, and his J.D. with honors from Pace University School of Law in White Plains, NY. At Pace, among other activities, he was managing editor of the prestigious Pace Environmental Law Review, vice president of the law school, and recipient of the Homberger Humanitarian Award. David remains committed to his alma mater as an active member of the Pace University School of Law’s Alumni Board. After graduating, David passed bar exams in both Massachusetts and New York, but has focused his practice in Massachusetts residential real estate law. As a real estate attorney, David has successfully closed on thousands of transactions, and made many relationships with buyers, sellers, real estate agents, mortgage lenders, and investors. To continuously help better the real estate industry, David has spent many hours training real estate agents, and in turn, remains up-to-date on the most current changes in the real estate world. From complex transactions to working with first-time home buyers, he communicates with all parties to make each transaction as smooth as possible. ONE GATEWAY CENTER 300 Washington Street, Suite 160 Newton, MA 02458 E: C: 508.579.6509 T: 617.244.3200 x 122 ***************** ***************** CONTACT ACCENT REALTY: Accent Realty, Email:, 617-396-3206, **Avi Kaufman,, 617-751-1040, ** **Ron Scharf,, 617-221-3122 **

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