NJ Real Estate Transactions
For individuals and businesses looking for legal counsel and assurance when buying or selling real estate in New Jersey, Kristen E. Johnson, Esq. is a skilled attorney available to assist them. With expertise in negotiating contracts and defending clients’ rights, this firm provides a range of services related to real estate transactions.
From modest purchases to multimillion dollar deals, Kristen E. Johnson, Esq. has represented businesses and individuals throughout New Jersey in the purchase of property, negotiation, closing, and litigation of disputes. Clients can trust that their real estate transactions will be handled with the utmost care and attention to detail.
Attorney Kristen E. Johnson, Esq. is a highly experienced NJ real estate lawyer who represents a variety of clients, including lenders, title companies, insurers, and both purchasers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate. With a wealth of experience in contract negotiations, client rights defense, and deal closure, Johnson provides expert legal counsel to ensure that her clients’ real estate transactions are handled with precision and care. Her attention to detail and commitment to achieving favorable outcomes for her clients make her a trusted advocate in the field of real estate law.
Along with real estate transactions, a wide range of challenges with property come up, including title issues, boundary conflicts, tax problems, liens, and abandoned tanks. Our firm will always work to advance the needs and goals of our clients in order to get the outcomes they want and need in the most economical way possible.
Do I need a real estate lawyer in New Jersey?
While it’s not legally required to work with a real estate attorney in New Jersey, there are many benefits to doing so. Here are some reasons why you may want to consider hiring a lawyer for your real estate transaction. Real estate transactions can involve complex legal issues and documentation. An attorney can provide legal guidance and expertise throughout the process to ensure that everything is done correctly and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Your attorney can assist with drafting and negotiating the purchase or sale contract, including any contingencies or special provisions that may be needed. Additionally, your attorney can conduct a title search to ensure that there are no liens, encumbrances, or other issues with the property that could affect the transaction.
Having an attorney involved as your advocate will ensure that all closing documents are in order and allows them to represent your interests if any issues arise. In the event of any disputes or issues that arise during the transaction or afterwards, having an attorney on your side can help protect your rights and interests and resolve the matter in the most favorable way possible.
Working with an attorney can give you the peace of mind of knowing that your interests are being protected and that the transaction is being handled properly. Hiring a real estate attorney in New Jersey can provide invaluable assistance and protection throughout the real estate transaction process, ensuring that your interests are represented and the transaction is completed as smoothly as possible.
Beyond The Typical Buying and Selling Real Estate Transaction
Here are some of the complex areas of real estate transactions where an experienced Real Estate Attorney like Kristen Johnson can help. Our firm covers a wide range of real estate transactions and related issues, including:
Zoning and land use regulations:
Real estate development and use can be subject to zoning and land use regulations, which vary by location. An attorney with experience in this area can help navigate these regulations and ensure compliance.
Lease negotiations and disputes:
For commercial real estate transactions, lease negotiations and disputes can be a significant part of the process. An attorney can assist in drafting and negotiating lease agreements and resolving any disputes that may arise.
Condominium and homeowner association (HOA) law:
Many residential properties are subject to condominium or HOA regulations, which can include rules and restrictions on the use and upkeep of the property. An attorney can help navigate these regulations and assist in resolving any disputes that may arise.
The government has the power to take private property for public use through eminent domain. An attorney can help property owners navigate this process and ensure they receive fair compensation for their property.
Real estate is often a significant asset in an individual’s estate. An attorney can assist in estate planning, including the creation of wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents, to ensure that real estate assets are properly transferred to heirs or beneficiaries.
We handle real estate transactions from tens of thousands to millions of dollars for both commercial and residential properties. In deals involving foreclosed property and troubled real estate, our real estate attorneys assist businesses and private individuals. In the purchase and sale of real estate with tenants, holdover tenants, boundary conflicts, and title problems, we represent both purchasers and sellers. Our ability to successfully settle complex tax lien issues and property tax appeals is a result of our attorneys’ tax experience. In real estate transactions, our attorneys address construction-related concerns such insurance coverage and building faults. We manage any environmental concerns that come up during real estate transactions, including radon issues, mold removal, abandoned or leaky tanks, and Industrial Site Recovery Act compliance.
As knowledgeable real estate attorney, Kristen E. Johnson, Esq. brings her legal knowledge to the table when examining and drafting a fair property deal, whether she is representing the buyer or the seller. We facilitate communication between all parties, including mortgage lenders, real estate brokers, and other attorneys. We will support you in finding solutions to any issues relating to property fixes and closing-related remedies. Prior to closing, we go over all of the paperwork related to real estate legal disclosures, property inspection reports, title commitments, title searches, mortgage commitments, and mortgage documentation.