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Why Do I Need a Survey When I Purchase a Property?

By Jonathan R.  Mehl, Esq. The easiest answer to this question is: “because the lender told me so.” Yet, there are so many other reasons to obtain a survey of the property when a new property is purchased. A survey is a drawing of the land, structure(s) on it, fences, driveways, pathways, easements, etc. Measurements […]

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Renters May Now Use Security Deposit For Rent Payments

On Friday, April 24th Governor Murphy signed Executive Order -128 allowing renters to utilize their security deposits for rental payments. For a copy of this order click here. This order went into effect immediately and will last for 60 days after the Public Health Emergency ends. Residential tenants must make a written request to apply […]

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Rent Freezing in North Jersey and Beyond

By Griffin Alexander P.C. We hope you are all managing and staying healthy throughout these difficult times. Governments across the country are taking action to help keep tenants in their homes and stop evictions. For example, evictions are not happening right now in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. However, some individual cities are attempting […]

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NMHC Presents “Tools for Communicating with Residents Regarding Rent Flexibility, Federal Assistance and Rent Obligations”

Millions of Americans have already suffered a loss of income as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak and will have trouble paying the rent and meeting other financial obligations. As you know, on March 22, NMHC released a voluntary set of recommended principles for apartment firms to support residents impacted by COVID-19. They include: (1) […]

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COVID-19 & SBA Economic Disaster Loan Information

Like you, we’re closely monitoring the quickly developing effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We have received several calls from members concerned about the effects of the moratorium on evictions. We understand your concern and we are here for you during this challenging time. As resources become available and new information is released we will […]

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