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Do I need to use an attorney to transfer title ownership on a vacant lot in pennsylvania?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?

I have only provided a Land Purchase Agreement stating that I am selling and the buyer is buying a legal description for a sum of money for the vacant lot within a subdivision.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a PA lawyer about this?

Not yet, I have been referred to one in York, PA

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No, just wanted unsolicited advice on how best to handle the transaction in PA. I know in California, we use escrow that takes care of everything. I am not sure what protocols are required in PA especially as it relates to undeveloped land.

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