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:

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

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...

10 Hidden Hazards When Buying A Foreclosure

Buying a foreclosure might seem like an excellent investment. The potential to purchase a home for a fraction of the current market value often seems like a great opportunity.  However, there are some potential hidden hazards when considering the purchase of a...

Real Estate Tax Appeal Deadline Approaching

It’s that time of the year again! April 1st is the deadline for filing your property tax appeal. Property taxes are the result of the local budget process and may not be appealed but the property’s assessment may be. A taxpayer considering an appeal should understand...