Professional Residential Real Estate Services

Providing quality representation in all aspects of residential real estate transactions and litigation is a long-standing strength for the attorneys and professional team at Kidwell & Kent. As in all our legal practice areas, clients benefit from personal attention and the utmost diligence to ensure their financial and personal interests are protected.

Kidwell & Kent has formed a strategic affiliation with "The Home Team" partners Kelly Hayes and Kristin Leathers.

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This partnership allows every client to receive:

  • An attorney to: review and approve each contract represented, conduct every settlement, and provide cousel throughout the home buying or selling process
  • $200 off settlement & closing fee
  • Kidwell & Kent will prepare your will for free

At The Home Team, we are a power team with over 25 years of experience coordinating settlements. Kristin is a licensed settlement processor/title agent and Kelly is a legal assistant at Kidwell & Kent. Our mission is: "To raise the bar in full-service real estate representation by leveraging our considerable business credentials and affiliations. AND To give back to the very communities in which we buy and sell homes." For every transaction, Kelly and Kristin donate a portion of their commission to JDRF (Juvenille Diabetes Research Foundation) to research for a cure!

There Is No Such Thing As Too Complex Of A Case

Our Rockville and Fairfax residential real estate lawyers apply decades of experience and in-depth market knowledge to handle cases of any size.

Our firm provides residential real estate services that include:

  • Contract preparation, negotiation, formation and review to complete settlements for newly constructed homes, resales and refinances — in concert with our subsidiary, Old Dominion Title Services, Inc.
  • Preparation of deeds, promissory notes, leases and title opinions
  • Real estate litigation across the spectrum of high-value disputes that can arise, including breach of contract actions, specific performance lawsuits and matters of alleged real estate fraud or breach of fiduciary duty. as well as landlord and tenant disputes.

Save Time And Money With Our In-House Title Company

Our attorneys will offer active, informed counsel before, throughout and after the sale or purchase of your home. We will guard your interests in all dealings with agents, banks and other parties involved in the loan settlement and transaction. Clients benefit substantially from our ability to underwrite title insurance through our in-house title company — at no extra cost versus the use of a settlement company that has no affiliation with a law firm.

We strive for unmatched levels of efficiency and professionalism across our real estate practice. In addition to a knowledgeable, personable lawyer who will take the time to understand your goals and concerns, you will be supported by dedicated paralegals and settlement processors operating a state-of-the-art computer system.

We Provide The Best Available Rates For Real Estate Settlements

Through the combined resources of Kidwell & Kent and Old Dominion Title Services, Inc., home buyers and sellers receive a SETTLEMENT ADVANTAGE. They receive legal representation at settlement from the attorneys at Kidwell & Kent at no additional charge and they receive title insurance through Old Dominion Title Services, Inc., at the best rates available.

We are fully automated with a state-of-the-art computer system for processing real estate settlements. This system allows us to process paperwork accurately and efficiently, and if a document needs to be changed or a new document needs to be prepared at settlement, we can do this quickly and accurately.

Our standard fees for residential settlements are competitive and reasonable, and are applicable to all conventional, FHA and VA sales, assumptions, and refinancings. We invite prospective clients to call our office personally or through their realtors to ascertain our fees and to discuss any other matter of preliminary interest to them. Clients may also wish to inquire as to our standard fees for preparation of second trusts, home equity loans, reverse mortgages, equity sharing agreements, and tax-free exchanges.

Avoid A Costly Mistake By Calling Us Today

Our family-owned law firm is dedicated to helping our valued clients complete smooth, cost-efficient real estate transactions and resolve residential real estate disputes in the most favorable manner possible. To discuss your upcoming home purchase, home sale, refinancing needs or any other real estate-related matter, schedule a consultation in Fairfax, Virginia, or Rockville, Maryland, today.