Camden County Residential and Commercial Real Estate and Land Use Lawyers
Skilled Residential and Commercial Real Estate and Land Use Lawyers Represent Clients in Moorestown and Throughout NJ
Real estate transactions can be a stressful process involving both obvious risks and hidden liabilities. If you are considering, or are in the midst of, a real estate transaction, you should consult an attorney as soon as possible to help manage those risks and ensure your best possible outcome.
At Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, we provide a wide range of services to help clients navigate these risks and liabilities in a variety of contexts. If, for example, you are contemplating buying your first home, you should consider not only what inspections will be required but the time frame in which those inspections must be completed, and what your options are if the inspections reveal a defect. Perhaps you are considering buying or leasing commercial property to start or expand your business, in which case you should carefully review the permitted uses and restrictions applicable to the property to avoid buying a property that you cannot use for your intended purpose.
We recognize that each party to a real estate transaction has a strong interest in ensuring that the deal is consummated. We make sure that our clients do not end up regretting their decision. We, as a full-service law firm, are prepared to work with you, the brokers, the lender, the title company, and any other person or entity necessary to address your concerns. Call or contact our experienced residential and commercial real estate lawyers to schedule a consultation today.
We Offer Full-Service Legal Representation in Residential and Commercial Real Estate and Land Use Transactions
At Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, we are proud to offer full-service legal counsel with respect to both residential and commercial real estate transactions, as well as in land use cases. When you choose to retain our services, you can expect that we will:
- Discuss your goals and concerns with respect to the property and sellers, identify potential risk factors, and propose solutions
- Review and explain the terms of your purchase and sale agreement
- Represent your interests throughout the entire negotiation process
- Draft any necessary documentation, such as riders to the purchase and sale agreement, short-term lease agreements, and rights of first refusal agreements
- Identify and address potential liabilities relating to the property
- Review and ensure compliance with your financing requirements
- Review, identify and address any concerns relating to zoning, permitting, title, survey, taxes, and environmental report
- Attend your closing and address your questions
- Review and/or prepare ownership documentation
Attorneys Hartman, Chartered Take a Client-Centric Approach to Residential and Commercial Real Estate and Land Use Transactions in Mount Laurel, NJ
At Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, our experienced commercial and residential real estate lawyers recognize that not all real estate transactions are the same – each transaction will involve distinctly individualized concerns and issues that make it unique. We are therefore prepared to address each concern as it arises to ensure the best possible outcome for you. We have successfully helped our clients handle the complex issues that often arise in these transactions, including:
- Navigating New Jersey’s environmental laws and framework
- Formulating strategies designed to overcome political hurdles
- Foreclosure issues
- Quiet title actions and other disputes over property
- Construction disputes
- Mortgaging issues
- Negotiations over, and disputes arising out of, commercial lease agreements
- Obtaining injunctive relief
- Issues that arise in 1031 exchanges of real property
- Landlord-tenant issues
- And more
Call Attorneys Hartman, Chartered to Schedule a Consultation with Our Skilled Residential and Commercial Real Estate and Land Use Lawyers Today
In our fifty-plus years’ of experience, we have developed a reputation in Burlington County and the surrounding communities for providing smart and effective legal representation in all types of commercial and residential real estate transactions, from the highly complex to the relatively straightforward. When entering into any real estate transaction, whether residential or commercial, you need an experienced and reputable real estate lawyer by your side throughout the entire process. If you have a question about a real estate transaction or want to know how we can help in your transaction, call or contact our offices today.
Frequently Asked Questions About Residential and Commercial Real Estate and Land Use in Gloucester County, NJ
FAQ: Why would I need a real estate or land use lawyer when I’ve already hired a real estate broker in my transaction?
Real estate brokers and real estate lawyers perform very different roles throughout the transaction. Brokers are not usually lawyers, so cannot provide any legal advice with respect to issues that may arise throughout the process. Our residential and commercial real estate and land use lawyers are here to represent your interests in every aspect of the transaction, including in situations where disputes arise and legal action may become necessary. We will also review your contract and explain any legal issues that you may need to be aware of, and we can draft riders to address any necessary issues.
FAQ: What is a Section 1031 exchange of real estate?
A Section 1031 exchange is named after the Internal Revenue Code section in which it falls, and essentially provides a method for deferring taxes when you are disposing of one piece of real estate and then purchasing another. To successfully defer tax liability upon the exchange, an experienced residential and commercial real estate and land use lawyer will likely be necessary because these transactions are often complicated by a number of factors. In some cases, you may wish to sell one piece of real estate and are uncertain as to the exact piece of replacement property that you will acquire. The law allows us to create an arrangement to provide for a deferred exchange of real estate while maintaining the tax benefits of the transaction.
FAQ: The property is being sold “AS IS”; does that mean I have to accept defects shown in the inspection reports?
No; All “as is” means in most contexts is that the seller is not obligated to make requested repairs. A properly framed contract will provide the buyer with the right to make appropriate demands for repairs during the home inspection contingency period and with the right to cancel the contract without penalty if the seller refuses to make those repairs.