Does the buyer have the right to request an attorney or realtor to assist in the sale of property, and a new survey of the land which all fees are to be paid by the seller?

Asked on August 8, 2015 under Real Estate Law, Texas

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

The buyer can request anything he or she likes, but the seller does not need to agree to pay for these things; the law does not require the seller to pay for them, so this purely a matter of what the parties negotiate or agree to. Most commonly, expenses like an attorney for the buyer or a new survey are paid for by the buyer.

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

The buyer can request anything he or she likes, but the seller does not need to agree to pay for these things; the law does not require the seller to pay for them, so this purely a matter of what the parties negotiate or agree to. Most commonly, expenses like an attorney for the buyer or a new survey are paid for by the buyer.


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