Buying a home is an exciting and important step in your life, but there is much more to it than picking out the ideal home. There are dozens of forms to read and sign, terms to negotiate, and meetings to attend. One way the government has tried to uncomplicate this procedure is by revising previous laws and enacting the TRID rule for most closed-end mortgages.
What is TRID?
TRID was enacted in 2015 and is the combination of two Acts: the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and the Truth In Lending Act (TILA). TRID may be more commonly known as the “Know Before You Owe” rule.
TRID means you’ll see two extra documents:
What is A TRID-Certified Lawyer?
A TRID certified lawyer will know all the details of TRID so you don’t need to stress about the details. Reggie Kelly, one of our own experienced attorneys, is TRID certified and can give you the guidance you need so you don’t miss any important dates or fine print that may work against you.
What Does TRID Outline?
What Loans Are NOT Affected?
An Attorney Can Help
TRID was created to create fairness so consumers will understand what is happening in the home-buying process. But that doesn’t mean the game is always fair. Sometimes lenders can lead buyers to think something is required of them that is not. Even real estate agents may not be as trustworthy as you’d like. On the contrary, an attorney acts as your representative and only has your best interests in mind.
Navigating through the detailed process of home-buying can be daunting if you don’t have anyone representing you. An experienced attorney knows what TRID entails and can ensure that you’re given a fair deal and treated right.
Kelly & West have over 30 years of experience. Contact us to see how we can help you through the process of making your dream home a reality.
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