Posts Categorized: Real Estate

Landlord won’t make any changes

Being a real estate attorney for many years and having “geekishly” enjoyed commercial leasing, I have had the pleasure of representing many commercial landlords and tenants. For purposes of this article, I want to focus on something that I often hear from the tenants that I represent. Many times a tenant will approach me and… Read more »

One Size Does Not Fit All

Have you ever heard the expression one size fits all? If so what did you think? Did you think wow that’s amazing or did you wonder how can that be? Speaking for myself, whenever I heard the expression I thought, well that may be so, but it would fit a whole lot better if it… Read more »


Too often buyers are under the impression in a residential real estate contract that if they have a loan commitment, they are in pretty good shape to close. While for the most part that is true, there have been several instances of late that have shown just because a buyer has a loan commitment, does… Read more »

What Is Landlord Tenant Court?

Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, you have probably heard of Landlord Tenant Court. You probably even know someone who has been to court on a landlord tenant matter. Since New Jersey has such a large amount of rental units, including residential housing and commercial space, the Landlord Tenant Court is a very… Read more »

Short-Sales and Realtor Purchasers

In the state of New Jersey realtors have the ability to take a commission on a property they are purchasing provided that they disclose in the contract of sale that they are a realtor and the realtor of record for the purchaser (i.e., themselves). Nonetheless, even if all parties understand this to be the case… Read more »

Documentation Gathering In a Short Sale:

One of the most important as well as cumbersome factors in any short-sale is document gathering. While it is true that a few institutional lienholders have created no document short-sale programs (e.g., consensual short sale), the majority of institutional lienholders require a significant amount of documentation from the borrower (aka seller). This is due in… Read more »

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