Attorney review is the first critical period of any real estate sale.
It is the period AFTER the agreement is signed when buyer and seller's attorneys review the contract and make any necessary changes, additions, etc.
Maria needed to sell her home in Union FAST. Her plan was to use the cash to buy another home further south by the beach. She found a great deal on a cute home by the water and she knew it wouldn't last long, so she'd have to move quick.