Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Virginia

Is it legal to assign a real estate sales contract (a.k.a. purchase agreement) in Virginia?

Also, can Title companies legally perform back-to-back closings (not to be confused with simultaneous closings) on real estate in Virginia?

Thanks in advance!

Asked on 8/18/09, 11:10 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Susan Allen The Law Office of Susan E. Allen, PLLC

Contracts may be assigned, unless the terms of the contract prohibit assignment. A settlement agent may conduct a back to back closing, though the circumstances and reasoning behind a back to back closing should be clearly understood.

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Answered on 8/24/09, 8:27 am

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