Real Estate


Whether you are purchasing or selling real estate, our attorneys will work hand in hand with you, your realtor and your financial institution to ensure a smooth and efficient transaction; from first contact to closing. Having one our attorneys assist you in your Real Estate transactions affords you access to years of legal experience in real estate matters; provides you with an advocate who will help to protect your interests and answer any questions that may arise, and helps to give you the peace of mind in knowing that when it is time to come to closing, you will be fully prepared and fully informed.

The attorneys of CHC are certified and insured to conduct closings for all lending institutions, both local and national and also write title insurance policies for Chicago Title Insurance and First American Title Insurance. Additionally, our attorneys have searched over 5,000 individual titles in the Knox, Lincoln and Waldo County areas, and our in house abstractor, Estelle Manning, has been conducting title searches for the firm for over thirty years.
The following are just some of the areas of Real Estate Law that Hanscom & Collins, P.A. routinely give assistance to clients:

  • Preparation and review of Purchase and Sale agreements
  • Preparation and review of Deeds of Transfer
  • Preparation of required government forms such as the Maine State Transfer Tax and the Real Estate Withholding Tax
  • Title Searching
  • Title Insurance
  • Conducting Closings