Crafting Enforceable Indemnity Clauses for Commercial Leases

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By Larry M. Centanni, Esq. When it comes to indemnification, or “hold harmless,” clauses in New Jersey commercial leases, there can be some real challenges. Oftentimes, parties to a commercial lease will make an effort to interpret an indemnification clause to their benefit should a legal issue arise. Properly constructing an indemnification clause ahead of […]

Do I Need to Hire a Home Inspector to Purchase a House in New Jersey?

By Larry Centanni, Esq. It’s hard to find a great home that you can afford and easy to fall in love with it when you do, so it’s important to take prudent steps to ensure that you know exactly what you’re buying. New Jersey law does not require hiring a home inspector to purchase a […]

When Your Dispute is With Your Homeowners’ Association

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If you’re paying HOA fees, you may have your own idea of how your homeowners’ association works. As long as things go smoothly, years pass without any concerns. However, what happens if you find yourself in a dispute with your HOA? Will you need help deciding your course of action? All different types of real […]

Commercial Leases: What in the World is an Indemnity Clause?

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Whether you’re a commercial landlord or tenant, you may be confused. As you read through the lease agreement, you find language that’s somewhat foreign to you. Understandably, you can’t help but wonder. What in the world is an indemnity clause? For the most part, the indemnity clause almost always pairs with a promise to defend. […]

Who Actually Does What at the Real Estate Closing Table?

When it comes to real estate transactions, it might seem like there are a lot of moving parts.  More than likely, you’ve started with a real estate agent and mortgage company representative.  There are other people involved in between, such as home inspectors and even local government officials.  In some cases, you may not even […]

Purchasers Beware: Why You Really Need a Property Survey

While most of the world is out finding holiday presents, you may be preparing for a much more significant purchase.  Are you in the midst of buying your dream home?  There are many things you should know when it comes to entering into a real estate purchase agreement.   Before the transaction is entirely complete, you’ll […]