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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By Charles Isaacs, Esq. Imagine this as a Landlord; you are successful at trial in an eviction action, and a tenant is ordered by the court to vacate the premises. You leave the courthouse with your Judgment of Possession in hand, file your appropriate certifications to obtain a Warrant of Removal, and about 10 days […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Mahlon L. Fast, J.S.C., Ret. I learned throughout my law school career that cases are based on discreet sets of facts, that an apparently minor fact could distinguish one case from another, or as the old saying went, “how many fairies can dance on the head of a pin?” As applicable to this subject, […]
With the enactment of the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” or the “CARES Act” and the issuance of Executive Order No.106 by Governor Murphy, tenants are under the impression that they are no longer obligated to pay rent. They are wrong. For more information click here.
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) […]
Please see this latest contribution from POA member Brach Eichler on the current situation for owners here.
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 […]
By Jonathan R. Mehl, Esq. The question at times arises as to when a Landlord’s faces a responsibility for the criminal acts of third parties. This issue was again ruled on by the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey in the tragic circumstances in the case of Pitts v. Gianini v. Brady, […]