Segments in this Video

Real Estate Lawyers: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:40)


Nathan Farris works in a real estate office that represents various clients who need help building things.

Real Estate Lawyers: Career Beginnings (01:03)

Farris wanted to be a lawyer because they get to practice intellectual exercises. Lawyers analyze and solve problems.

Real Estate Lawyer: Keys for Success (01:11)

The most important thing a lawyer has to do is represent the client. They need to be a fierce advocate for their client’s interests.

Real Estate Lawyer: Education and Certification Requirements (02:33)

To become a lawyer you have to get a Bachelor’s Degree then go to law school. Farris states that law school is challenging, intense, and not cheap.

Real Estate Lawyer: Workplace Atmosphere (01:52)

There is seriousness in law offices. Where Farris works he states that there is a lot of collaboration and at times he will work at his desk for several hours.

Real Estate Lawyer: Advice for Aspiring Pros (01:40)

The biggest thing Farris has learned is that you have to be patient. Being a lawyer is a lifelong profession and not a job.

Real Estate Lawyer: Day on the Job (02:57)

On an average day Farris does research and writing. He also does historical commissions, tax appeals, title searches, and lease provisions.

Real Estate Lawyer: Industry Goals and Services (01:43)

The services and products that lawyers offer clients are land use and regulatory approvals, reviewing loan documents, title, and survey reviews. Farris does paper deals.

Real Estate Lawyer: Industry Challenges (01:42)

The biggest challenge in the real estate industry is that it has a boom and bust nature. Farris states tries to plan for the future because there will always be downturns.

Real Estate Lawyer: Looking at the Future (01:41)

Farris predicts the industry will become more streamlined. On the lending side he says that the banks will start using more automated contracts.

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Real Estate Lawyer—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a real estate lawyer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Nathan Farris talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in real estate law. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 18 minutes

Item#: BVL138545

ISBN: 978-1-64023-691-2

Copyright date: ©2017

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