Buying or selling real estate can be a complex and overwhelming process, but having the right real estate lawyer on your side can make all the difference. In today’s digital age, where virtual signings have become more prevalent, finding a real estate lawyer who can facilitate these transactions efficiently is crucial. In this blog, we will guide you through the process of selecting a real estate lawyer who can handle virtual signings seamlessly, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free experience.


Choosing the Right Real Estate Lawyer:

A real estate lawyer is a crucial player in any property transaction, providing legal expertise and safeguarding your interests throughout the process. To find the perfect fit for your needs, consider the following steps:

Interview Questions to Ask:

When evaluating potential real estate lawyers, it’s essential to ask the right questions to gauge their experience and expertise. Here are 15 interview questions to get you started:

  1. How long have you been practicing law?
  2. How long have you been involved in real estate law?
  3. What is your specialty within the legal field?
  4. Where did you graduate from?
  5. Are you familiar with real estate law specific to the region?
  6. Have you handled similar real estate transactions in the past?
  7. How many transactions do you handle monthly?
  8. Who is on your team, and what is their experience?
  9. How long will it take to handle my case?
  10. Will anyone else at your firm be working on my case?
  11. Who will I meet with for my appointment and who will be my primary point of contact?
  12. Do you have a checklist or guide to help me understand the process better?
  13. What are your service fees, and how will I be billed?
  14. What are the next steps I need to take in my current real estate transaction?
  15. When and where will the signing take place?

Asking these questions will provide insights into the lawyer’s qualifications and experience, as well as help you assess your compatibility with them, as a strong attorney-client relationship is vital.


Questions about Possession:

Once you’ve chosen a real estate lawyer, ensure you discuss the following questions related to possession:

  1. For sellers, inquire about the status of your real property report.
  2. Discuss how taxes, utilities, and any other fees will be adjusted.
  3. Seek recommendations for maintaining homeowners insurance, especially if you are buying.
  4. Clarify the remaining down payment amount if you are the buyer.
  5. For sellers, inquire about the expected timeline for receiving your equity balance from the sale.

Read Google Reviews:

Online reviews have become valuable resources for evaluating services in the digital age. Check Google reviews for the real estate lawyers you are considering. Real people’s experiences can provide insight into the firm’s professionalism, responsiveness, and overall customer satisfaction.



At Passgo, we understand the significance of virtual signings in facilitating seamless property transactions. By asking the right interview questions, discussing possession-related concerns, and considering online reviews, you can confidently make an informed decision to choose us as your real estate lawyer. With our expertise in handling virtual signings and a commitment to building a strong attorney-client relationship, we are dedicated to ensuring your real estate transaction is successful and stress-free. Trust us to be your reliable partner throughout the entire process.