5 House-Buying Myths Debunked

Making the decision to purchase a house can be momentous – a life-changing choice that fulfills a large part of the American dream to own property. Of course, this decision is not one that is made easily. Prior to closing on a home, you will need to do your due diligence and make sure that […]

What Are Home Foreclosure Adjournments & How Many Can Be Used?

Are you facing foreclosure? If so, you’re not alone, it’s more common in New Jersey than many realize. In fact, we have more active foreclosure cases than any other state in the U.S. It’s a sad reality, and a big part of it is the legal procedures in place. If your house has gone into […]

Keeping Your Home When You File for Bankruptcy in New Jersey

When a person files for bankruptcy in New Jersey, it is important for them to understand that there will likely be serious consequences as they embark on a highly complex process. That’s why it is imperative that an individual thinking about seeking bankruptcy protection first speak with a qualified bankruptcy and debt management attorney who […]

Tax Obligations and Debt Problems May Be Greater for Married Couples

It used to be assumed that getting married would help to alleviate debt concerns because doing so would have a positive effect on a person’s tax bill, among other things. However, that may not actually be the case, especially if both spouses have high annual incomes. Beyond that, getting married can potentially reduce a person’s […]

Top 11 Tips For New Homebuyers From a Real Estate Attorney

Buying a home for the first time is exciting, but it can also feel very overwhelming. Your first home should be a blessing, not a burden. The more prepared you are, the more likely you’ll find the right fit – for your heart, head, and wallet! Instead of racking every nerve, rely on these helpful […]

What Is Mortgage Fraud?

Mortgage fraud can be committed intentionally or by accident. It can be committed by individual borrowers as well as by lenders. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), mortgage fraud is defined as any type of “material misstatement, misrepresentation, or omission relating to the property or potential mortgage relied on by an underwriter or […]

When Should You Hire a Real Estate Attorney?

If you’ve never purchased or sold a property before, you might not even be aware that real estate attorneys exist. A real estate attorney can be used for many different aspects of a real estate transaction. With experience and education, they can handle both residential and commercial property transactions. A commercial real estate lawyer deals […]

Flipping Houses and Title Concerns

House flipping is defined as earning a profit by buying a house and then reselling it. The house must be purchased with the direct intention of reselling it to be considered a flip. People who are looking to flip houses seek to increase the value of the house by either holding the title as the […]

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