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Whether you are a buyer or seller, a real estate transaction might be the most complex transaction that you might ever complete. Businesses interested in purchasing commercial real estate must also conduct due diligence before moving forward with a deal. People and businesses can both benefit by having help from the experienced New Jersey real estate team at Hoffman DiMuzio. We have more than 65 attorneys and staff to assist clients with complex real estate matters throughout South Jersey. Trusted by clients since 1978, our firm is the largest full-service law firm in South Jersey and is prepared to help with all of your legal needs.

Real Estate Lawyer Services

Our real estate law team is comprised of experienced attorneys, paralegals, and legal staff who can help you through all aspects of a deal. We help buyers, sellers, and businesses with residential and commercial real estate transactions. Some of our real estate services include the following:

  • Navigate municipal, county, and state laws governing commercial real estate
  • Apply for variances, easements, land use, and zoning board approvals
  • Commercial leases, sales, and refinances
  • Health care and medical leases
  • Multi-family and apartment leases and property management
  • Review of and negotiation of residential real estate sales contracts
  • Guidance about the mortgage commitment and sales contract to buyers
  • Resolution of issues before closing
  • Correspondence with the title company, real estate agent, and mortgage company
  • Research of title history
  • Representation at closing
  • Pre- and post-closing duties

Our attorneys and legal staff have helped residential and commercial buyers and sellers protect their interests since 1978. We have the legal experience and knowledge to help you enjoy a smooth real estate transaction experience.

Why Hire A Real Estate Attorney?

If you are a prospective buyer or seller of residential real estate, you might wonder whether you should hire a real estate lawyer. Most New Jersey real estate buyers and sellers hire lawyers to protect their rights because of the substantial financial decisions involved. However, you are not required to retain a real estate lawyer to close on a home or another property.

Need a real estate attorney to prepare an agreement of sale? Download our handy checklist to ensure you have all the information needed for he or she to do so.

A real estate lawyer can help you draft or review an agreement of sale and assist with property inspections and disclosures. A lawyer can also research the title and help with ownership or title issues. An attorney can also help with all pre-closing and closing duties and represent you during closing. When you have an attorney, he or she can serve as a valuable partner. A lawyer helps to ensure legal compliance and a fair transaction. Working with a lawyer can help to limit potential future problems and help you understand your responsibilities and rights. When you retain an attorney, you can have peace of mind while you go through a complex financial transaction.

For more information about what you need for an agreement of sale, you can download our real estate checklist here.

Real estate attorneys can easily identify problems that might otherwise go unnoticed before closing. While a real estate agent has experience in marketing properties, guiding buyers to the right homes, and evaluating offers, an agent is not a substitute for the work of a real estate lawyer.

RELATED: Top Five Reasons to Use an Attorney for Buying a House

Commercial real estate transactions require careful research before going through with a sale or purchase. Attorneys can perform market analyses, research profitability and zoning laws, and make sure that businesses choose the right locations for their operations. If a variance or easement is needed, a commercial real estate lawyer can help by representing your business in front of a zoning board. Commercial real estate financing can also be complex, and a lawyer can help to explain all aspects of the process.

Real Estate Lawyers Near Me

Whether you are interested in residential or commercial property in South Jersey, you should work with an attorney in your area. Local real estate lawyers might have more insight into the area real estate market. Hoffman DiMuzio is the largest full-service law firm in South Jersey. We have extensive resources and can leverage them to benefit you. With our five local offices, we can meet you where it is most convenient. We also offer in-person or virtual meetings according to your preference.

To learn more about our real estate services, schedule a consultation today with Hoffman DiMuzio by chat, contact form or by calling 856.845.8243.

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Joseph J. Hoffman, Jr.
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For more than 40 years, Mr. Hoffman has protected the interest of his clients through diligence and hard work on legal matters, both large and small. An honors graduate of Rutgers University Law School and a native of Gloucester County, Mr. Hoffman has won numerous accolades for excellence in the practice of law.

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Kenneth A. DiMuzio, Sr.
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An attorney with over 45 years of professional experience, Mr. DiMuzio concentrates his practice on personal injury and workers’ compensation matters. A graduate of Georgetown University Law School and a native of Gloucester County, Mr. DiMuzio has been honored time and again for his professionalism and ethics in the practice of law.

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Ernest L. Alvino, Jr. About Ernest L. Alvino, Jr. concentrates his practice in the area of workplace injuries; construction accidents; product injuries; trucking accidents; auto injuries; medical negligence and crime victim advocacy. Ernie is a lifelong Gloucester County resident, living in Mullica Hill with his wife and children. Ernie worked his way through school as…

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Jeremiah J. Atkins About Mr. Atkins joined the firm of Hoffman DiMuzio in February 2010. Mr. Atkins represents individuals and corporate clients in commercial and employment litigation. Mr. Atkins’ practice covers a wide variety of employment-related matters before New Jersey State and Federal courts, with a focus on discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, family leave and…

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