Real Estate Closing Attorneys
IN NORTH CAROLINA, ALL REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS ARE CLOSED BY ATTORNEYS. The buyer and the seller each need to hire their own attorney. This attorney list does not include all of the attorneys on the beach nor is it designed to endorse anyone in particular. If you would rather work with someone not on this list please let us know. We have a good rapport with all of the attorneys on the beach.
Some states don't use closing attorneys in real estate transactions. In some areas escrow agents or title companies handle all the paper work involved with the transaction. I have heard this results in a much smoother less expensive way to close a real estate deal but I do not know for sure. We have always used attorneys and the attorneys own the companies that write title insurance on the real estate being purchased. There are no escrow agents or title companies around here.
All real estate closings in this area are handled by Attorneys. We have a good working relationship with all of the local Attorneys and below is a list of some of the better real estate Attorneys on the Outer Banks.
In Dare County (all area code 252):
Charles Evans 473-2171
Mike Casey 441-4125
John Gaw 261- 1688
Jay Wheless 473-5500
Linda McCown 473-2191
On Hatteras Island:
Dixon & Dixon 995-6086
In Currituck County:
James B. Innes 435-6000
Brumsey & Brumsey 232-2252
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