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Dealing with Surprise Liens on a NJ Title Report

While there are many unknowns when it comes to real estate transactions, when those unknowns become unpleasant surprises, the sale of a property can slow to a halt. 579 more words

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Understanding a NJ Home Inspection Report

For those who are looking to buy or sell a home, the home inspection is a crucial part of the process.Whether you are the buyer or the seller of a property, you must have a solid understanding of all of the details found in your New Jersey home inspection report. 522 more words

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What to Expect When You're Expecting to Close

Now that you’ve invested extensive time and energy into the process of buying a home in NJ, it can feel a bit overwhelming to realize that you still have one hurdle to clear – the closing. 573 more words

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Advanced Estate Planning: Wills with Disclaimer Trusts

In a previous blog post, I wrote about basic estate planning, specifically Wills.  A basic Will is suitable for most people.  However, for people whose estate value may be greater than $2 million (in Washington State) or $5 million (in US, nationwide) might want to consider obtaining a Will with a Disclaimer Trust instead.  894 more words

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Cummings v. Dessel

A court may not order sale by appraisal in a partition action without all joint owners’ consent.  When a co-owner of a property sues for partition of the property, the court may divide the property in kind, or if it finds it more equitable to do so, it may order the property sold and the proceeds of the sale distributed to the co-owners.  151 more words

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New Jersey Title Insurance: Do I Really Need it?

Purchasing real property in New Jersey (or in any state, for that matter), is definitely not a time to take short cuts. While most home buyers acknowledge this fact, some may still question the necessity of some of the steps along the journey to home ownership. 567 more words

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Selling your house? Doing THIS could save you THOUSANDS and speed up the process

SELLING your house can be expensive and time-consuming, but enlisting the help of an online estate agent could save you heaps of cash and help your property sell quicker. 517 more words

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