For two years we have asked our neighbor to please control his growth and anytime we did he said that we can cut back anything on our side . They had friends in the township zoning office wrote a fraudulent letter for them which I had corrected by the township manager . They told us in a letter... Read more »
As always my responses are based upon the application of NJ law. The answer may not be in accordance with the laws of the other 49 States. My second of my always responses is that anyone can sue anyone, the real question is whether a party as plaintiff (the one who sues) will prevail. The question...Read more »
our tenant moved to one of our unit in a condo building in North Bergen NJ. the move took place on a Friday and got extended to 9pm. The association has the house rules restricting move-in/out to Mon-Sat 9-5pm
our questions are
1. can they restrict the days and hours of move-ins?... Read more »
Seller does not want to meet the concessions I have asked for after home inspection of the house I want buy. Can I walk away from this house and get my Good Faith Escrow money back? The Seller says if I try to walk away he will sue me? Can he? And why?
My answer is limited to an analysis of NJ law only. The answer to the question can the Seller sue is yes. The real question question is whether the Seller can win. Anybody can sue anybody, the issue is whether the threat of suit when analyzed from the Buyer's position shows that foregoing the...Read more »
Under executive order 128, a tenant can use their security deposit to pay rent, so that may be an option to offer your tenants. Furthermore, if a tenant leaves with a balance, you may deduct that balance from the tenants security deposit. But it is CRUCIAL to send your tenant a security deposit...Read more »
To figure out if you are able to obtain your security deposit back will depend on the lease/contract you signed with the owner of the beach home! Hire an attorney to negotiate on your behalf. My firm offers a free consultation, feel free to contact us!
If the ownership of the property is being transferred as a gift, the new owner must still record the deed and title within the local municipality. You may need help of an attorney, feel free to contact my office for a free consultation!
You need to terminate the tenancy of the people that live there now. Even if you do that correctly, they may not want to move out and then you will have to evict them. At this time, evictions are on hold in NJ.
Talk to them first and explain what is going on. If they are able to pay...Read more »
Hi, I am a home owner in Bridgewater, NJ. My next door neighbor's insurance company filed a law suit against me for her property damage from a winter pipe burst in my house in Jan 2019. My own damage was less than $10k per my condo insurance company, which is the deductible amount.
Your own, or the HOA insurance company should be handling the defense of this case for you as it probably is a damage that is covered by insurance. Many people with a condo do not realize that they need to carry liability insurance to protect them from just this kind of incident. People assume...Read more »
I purchased a 2 family Feb 18th 2020. 60 day notice was given accordingly. We moved on April 1st and found there to be a guy who had been renting a room from the former tenant unbeknownst to us. Called the police but due to covid, we were told that he legally had a right to stay. With two young... Read more »
Essentially I want to find homes, sign offers to purchase, and then sell the interest in those properties to house flippers who will make more money for a fee. Do I need a real estate license in NJ? Should I incorporate? Do I tell my current employer? Thanks for your input!
You really need to have an experienced business and real estate attorney set up the right corporate structure, draft the contracts and handle all legal aspects of your business. Good law firms will enable you to retain their services on an ongoing monthly retainer. Remember, a good lawyer is rarely...Read more »
Hello my name is Astrit. I’ve bought a house back in 2012 and I’ve been paying mortgage since then. I learned that the deed isn’t in my name or the mortgage. The broker that I worked with has his name on the deed and mortgage. He keeps telling me he’s working on putting it on my name but... Read more »
You apparently have not bought anything. Hire an attorney to have a Resulting Trust declared and the Court order the conveyance. But that has nothing to do with the mortgage which you take subject to. Additionally if the seller is an actual licensed broker, and committed fraud, then file a...Read more »
I continue to get statements showing I owe more than $50k to bring the mortgage to date, that the bank assigned a flood policy and hazard policy to the mortgage, resulting in exorbitant fees, and that my property taxes are many quarters overdue. The house was badly damaged in a hurricane (Sandy)... Read more »
First of all, if you were represent by a bankruptcy attorney, you should contact the attorney. Second, there is a big difference between whether a bankruptcy was closed or discharged. If you got a discharge, then that is the end of your financial liability. Third, a property manger is someone who...Read more »
In a brief I took over a pizzeria and restaurant in jersey shore boardwalk, the pizzeria name are also named to about other 4 restaurant in the same boardwalk but with different way, like one is named original....., other name restaurant and pizzeria, other named (...... 4)., mine is name (....... Read more »
Generally speaking, a business does not have to register a trademark in order to have trademark rights. There are common law trademark rights that are acquired by use of the mark. Using a trademark that is confusingly similar may be deemed infringement. However, if your mark was in use before the...Read more »
My father is trying to kick me out of the house because he wants to divorce my mom and bring in another woman. I want to stop him from potentially letting that woman take all of the property before hand.
The short answer is you have no equity rights in your parents home. The longer answer is that this is a fight between your mother and your father over assets, support, etc as part of their divorce. Your father has NO right to kick your mother out of her home and she needs to meet with a divorce...Read more »
My existing lease had a provision where I could move out with 60 days notice. The lease expired 6 months ago with no comment and I have continued living in the house and paying my rent on time. Now my landlord is asking me to sign a new 1-year lease with no provision for moving out with 60 days... Read more »
You can continue to live in the apartment month-to-month, however, the landlord may eventually move for eviction for your failure to sign a new lease. Or you can negotiate with your landlord for that provision.
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