Residential Real Estate

Buying a home is likely to be the most expensive, important purchase of your life. With so much money involved, it is understandable that the process can be quite stressful Real estate law encompasses a wide range of legal activities that include negotiation of landlord-tenant disputes, acquisitions of property, leasing arrangements and zoning issues. Attorneys who specialize in this field must maintain an up-to-date knowledge not only of the intricacies of the real estate industry but also of business law as it applies to these transactions. Understanding the role of the real estate attorney in dealing with property acquisitions and management can help you achieve a greater degree of success in this investment field.

The services of a real estate attorney can be extremely valuable for both home buyers and sellers in managing various elements of the process. In some cases, issues may arise that could significantly affect the value of the property or the allowable uses available to prospective buyers. By working with a professional in the field of real estate law to navigate these complex transactions, buyers and sellers alike can ensure that all paperwork is completed properly and that no unexpected surprises crop up at closing. By performing all necessary due diligence for these residential property transfers, a licensed and qualified attorney can provide real peace of mind for both parties to these transactions.

The Law Offices of Benjamin G. Kelsen handle every part of a real estate transaction, including:

  • Residential purchase and sale
  • Structured financing
  • Public permitting
  • Land use and zoning
  • Condominium conversions
  • Residential subdivision development
  • Secondary market financing
  • Commercial leases
  • Tax increment financing
  • Tax credits
  • Assemblage of land parcels for master planned developments
  • Purchase and sale of real estate through auctions and other bidding techniques
  • Historic development
  • Drafting of purchase and sale agreements
  • Drafting of and response to offers to purchase
  • Development and construction loans
  • Conventional mortgages
  • Complex or hybrid debt devices — including participating and convertible mortgages and conduit loans
  • Bulk acquisition and sale of real estate properties and mortgages

From condominiums to single-family homes, our firm helps buyers throughout New Jersey understand the differences in costs and purchase processes. We strive to bring total transparency to the process of buying a home and help you to understand every cost that you will be paying before you sign any contracts.

The experienced litigators at The Law Offices of Benjamin G. Kelsen understand where the hurdles are that can lead to future disputes. We can get you through the process efficiently and effectively, limiting your exposure to costly, time-consuming litigation.

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