The attorneys at Platt & Riso have dedicated many years of practice to providing personal, innovative and thorough representation of individual and corporate clients in all types and aspects of residential, commercial and industrial real estate transactions, including:
Sale, purchase, leasing and/or licensing of real property
Contract negotiation, preparation and review
Due Diligence investigations, including environmental and regulatory compliance, financial review of books and records, procuring and reviewing real estate appraisals and inspection and review of the operations of an on-going business to verify the viability of a real estate transaction
Compliance with and/or procurement of required local permits and/or approvals, including zoning approval, subdivision and/or site plan approval, treatment works approval, building permits and certificates of occupancy
Compliance with and/or procurement of required permits and/or approvals from state agencies, including the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the Pinelands Commission and the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
Procurement and review of title commitments and resolution of title issues impairing or impeding consummation of a real estate transaction
Preparation of loan and security documents in purchase-money transactions, including loan agreements, mortgages, notes, personal guarantees, indemnification agreements, UCC-1 Financing Statements, lease and rent assignments and tenant estoppel certificates
Closing services, including preparation of deeds, affidavits of title, bills of sale and resolutions and/or authorizations to convey and/or purchase business entities, as well as review of settlement statements and representation at closing/settlement
We also have many years of experience litigating and defending matters relating to real estate transactions and/or real property, including claims involving breach of contract and/or specific performance of contract obligations, quiet title actions and/or title litigation matters, condemnation/eminent domain proceedings, real estate tax appeals and administrative proceedings relating to state, county or local agency matters affecting real estate.