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Hiring an Attorney for an Evicted Tenant Who Refuses to Leave

As a landlord, the last thing you want to deal with is a tenant who refuses to pay, and the legal eviction process that follows. However, as a landlord, this is part of the job. Therefore, you should become familiar with the laws for eviction governing your state. For your protection, before you rent to […]

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Legal Methods for Stopping a Home Foreclosure

Following the real estate market crash, people all over the country lost their homes to foreclosure, along with many more to short sale. Last year, the number of foreclosures hit the lowest level since 2006. As of January 2015, foreclosures dropped another 2.7 percent, bringing the total number to a consecutive 39-month low. Throughout the […]

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How to Lower Your Property Taxes Using Property Tax Appeals

Studies consistently show that 25 percent of U.S. property owners are paying more property tax than what is required by law. It doesn’t always result in lower taxes, but there are situations where appeals are accepted by your county for reassessment. What’s a Tax Appeal The tax agency can sometimes make mistakes. Property taxes are […]

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April 30th, 2015

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Problems When Purchasing A Home

Buying a home involves three parties usually:  the buyer, the seller, and of course the bank.  Even with just those three parties, things can get complex.  Plus, New Jersey law for real estate can make the deal even more complex.  Purchasing a home is arguably the single largest purchase any family will make in their […]

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November 13th, 2013

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What is a Tax Appeal?

Each and every year you receive a small 3×5 index card in the mail from your municipality.  It simply states what your tax assessment is for the year.  In other words, it says your total assessment is $300,000 and your taxes will be in accordance with that number.  Each year most of us look at […]

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