Property transactions typically involve a lot of paperwork that is sometimes rife with pitfalls or altogether invalid. As a result, you might lose your hard-earned cash if you sign such documents when purchasing a home or piece of land. Fortunately, a lawyer can identify any document issues that might otherwise make you lose money or cause legal disputes after finalizing the deal. If there are problems, your legal counsel will advise you not to sign the sale agreement until the seller resolves the issue.