Bergen County Real Estate Attorneys
We are dedicated to creating a pleasant and successful real estate transaction experience for both buyer and seller. Our duty is to deal with any and all issues associated with real estate transactions.
The primary goal is to make sure you feel safe and secure because we know that buying and selling properties comes with risks from the first moments of negotiation to the prosperous closing. We pride ourselves on providing extensive advice and legal services throughout the transaction.
Our process is very interactive, and we have made it our practice to meet one-on-one with our clients in order to produce an inventive and practical solution to ensure that your objectives are not only protected for the moment, but also for the future.
Whether you’re an experienced property investor or just purchasing your very first property, legal counsel is an invaluable thing to have from start to finish.
Our services include but not limited to:
Real-property land purchases or sales
Our real estate attorney will help to negotiate and draft letters of intent, option agreement, sale, and purchase contracts, listing agreements, option agreements, joint venture agreements, management agreements, and all other necessary documents, including loan documents, leaseback agreements, and 1031 like-kind exchange documents.
Collaboration with Consultants
At Capizzi Law Offices we work with clients in selecting and overseeing various third parties, including brokers, title companies, land surveyors, due diligence consultants, environmental consultants, civil and structural engineers’ other professionals.
We also work with land surveyors and title insurance companies in obtaining the appropriate form and content of ALTA land surveys and title insurance policies.
The owner must have obtained the necessary licenses, permits, and governmental approvals to construct and operate a property.
Our specialized real estate attorney regularly assist clients with negotiating financing documentation with lenders along with coordinating the payoff, defeasance and, in some cases, the assignment and assumption of existing loans.
Commercial/Residential /Construction Financing.
We have extensive experience representing our client’s in obtaining financing for the purchase of commercial and residential properties, construction of residential or commercial buildings, or the refinancing of existing loans. We will guide you through the process to ensure a smooth and quick loan closing.
We assist clients in identifying potential liability exposure, which can be addressed through indemnity protection, insurance coverage (including environmental insurance coverage where appropriate), waivers and releases, disclosures, escrows, and post-closing rights.
Lease and Contract Review
We negotiate, draft, and review commercial and residential leases. We also review transactions that involve tenant-occupied properties, we review and analyze existing leases to determine, among other things, if they comport with underwriting, if third-party consents are required for the transaction and the rights and costs to assign or terminate any leases.
We will also review property management and service contracts that a client might assume as the new owner of a property.
Due Diligence Review
We assist clients with various aspects of the due diligence process, including review of environmental tests and inspections for mold, asbestos, and other concerns including: review of site selection and economic feasibility studies, physical environment and land use due diligence reports, review the impact of zoning regulations on development potential of real property, title and survey review, lien and litigation searches, and entity authority concerns.
We also review public records and file inquiries with public officials to ascertain whether a property complies with applicable laws, the extent of any uncured violations and whether the owner has obtained the necessary licenses, permits, and governmental approvals to construct and operate a property.