Real Estate and Land Use Law

Our Firm specializes in Real Estate Law, Land Use Law, and Zoning Law and Litigation. We provide expert representation and practical advice in all facets of real estate transactions, applications, permits, and litigation. With extensive experience in all facets of real estate law, we regularly provide our clients with legal counsel and representation in the following matters:

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  • The acquisition, leasing, financing, and sale of residential, new construction, commercial, and industrial property.
  • All aspects and types of Real Estate Law & Litigation including Errors and Omissions Claims, Non-Disclosure, Property Defect, and Fraud.
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate Development and Building Law.
  • Real Estate Finance, Title and Escrow matters including Short Sales and Foreclosures.
  • Property Management.
  • Zoning and Land Use including subdivision approvals and appeals.
  • Property Tax issues and appeals.
  • Complaints against real estate agents and brokers before industry trade associations, the Real Estate Commission and Civil Rights Commission.

Are You Buying or Selling A Home In Sussex County, NJ?

All real estate transactions, whether you are the buyer or the seller, contain many agreements that are legally binding. A lawyer experienced in real estate law in the area you are looking to purchase or sell a home can help you avoid the many pitfalls that can occur during the real estate transaction. Here is some information that can help you get started:

 

More Information on Real Estate and Land Use from Askin & Hooker:

How Can You Lower Your Property Taxes in NJ?

How Can You Lower Your Property Taxes in NJ?

Even before you receive your yearly tax notice from your county, you should begin the process of trying to lower your property tax bill. New Jersey has one of the highest property taxes, ranking 4th in the nation. However, there are different ways you might be able to...

Buying a Foreclosure Property in NJ

Buying a Foreclosure Property in NJ

The real estate market is heating up, and there are a lot of opportunities to purchase a property in foreclosure. Here is some important information to keep in mind if you are considering buying a foreclosed property in NJ.  Buying a foreclosure in NJ is a complex...

Land Use and Zoning: Subdividing Land in Sussex County

Land Use and Zoning: Subdividing Land in Sussex County

Land use and zoning law is the regulation of the use and development of real estate. Zoning, the most common form of land-use regulation, is used by municipalities to regulate and control local property development. Federal and State laws regulate zoning. Local...

Attorney Review Process in NJ

Attorney Review Process in NJ

In NJ, there are several stages of a real estate transaction between making an offer and closing on the home. One such stage early in the buying process is Attorney Review. How Long is the Attorney Review Period? The attorney review period begins after the buyer and...