5 Ways To Botch A Real Estate Deal

By Andrew McIntyre (August 8, 2016, 7:10 PM EDT) -- Real estate deal-making takes time and experience to master, and lawyers are well-served to keep in mind — and steer clear of — some of the situations and approaches that may derail a deal.

Getting a deal signed is an exciting achievement, but that's not the end of the road for the attorneys behind it as there are still several potential pitfalls that cause the deal to not close. 

Here, Law360 shares five attorney slip-ups that could lead to a deal falling apart. 

Losing Focus on the Close

While it takes much effort and negotiation to get a deal signed, lawyers...

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