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Real Estate Law in New Jersey

Toms River's real estate industry is controlled by a huge body of laws. This is because almost any real estate transaction invokes laws regarding civil rights, consumer protection, land use, and contracts.

The law controlling real estate in Toms River can get pretty complicated, especially when things such as mortgages, disputes about construction defects, and conflicts over title are involved.

Therefore, if you're planning on engaging in any kind of real estate transaction, it's essential that you learn at least the basics of real estate law in Toms River.

Having at least some knowledge of real estate law will be to your advantage in basically any real estate transaction. Knowing the law can give you a bargaining advantage and prevent you from being saddled with obligations that you don't have to assume.

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Common Real Estate Law Issues in Toms River

Financing: Most individuals are unable to make major real estate purchases in Toms River with cash, because few people have that kind of money on hand. Thus, to buy real estate, most entities use a mortgage. This is a loan used to buy a piece of property. When the loan is given, and the property purchased, the lender holds a security interest in the property until the loan is paid off, with interest.

Zoning: Zoning laws control what types of structures can be built on given parcels of land. Typically, cities and towns are zoned in order to ensure that neighborhoods are clearly divided into residential, commercial, and industrial categories, to ensure that everyone who uses the land can make the best possible use of it, for their particular purpose

Duty of Disclosure: Sellers of homes are bound by a legal duty to disclose defects in the home to prospective buyers, before they buy the house. Any defect which the seller knows (or reasonably should know) about, and which cannot be discovered by the buyer through an average inspection, must be disclosed to the buyer.

Implied Warranties: Every lease of a residential unit in Toms River carries with it an implicit promise by the owner that the unit will meet some basic minimum requirements for human habitability. There are many factors that go into deciding if a unit is "habitable," but there are a few essentials, and they include running water, heat, electricity, and adequate shelter from the elements.

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Can a Toms River Real Estate Lawyer Help?

Because the issues discussed above can get complicated for laypersons, if you have a real estate issue, such as an eviction, or a construction dispute, you should not hesitate to contact a Toms River real estate attorney ASAP.

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Life in Toms River

Toms River underwent a name change in November of 2006.  Prior to being called Toms River, the city was called the Township of Dover.  As of 2010, the city has a population of 91,239 people. 

The city is known because in 2006 it was ranked fourteenth amongst the Safest City in the U.S. by Morgan Quitno.  Three hundred and sixty-nine cities were surveyed.  CQ Press, in 2007 and 2008 also ranked Toms River in their Safest Cities list. 

Toms River has been pictured in popular television shows such as MTV's Made and Jersey Shore, as well as Boardwalk Empire on HBO.  It has also been pictured in the popular film The Amityville Horror. 

The area is home to many attorneys who have established well-respected practices.  Therefore, the legal inquiries of residents and local businesses can easily be handled by Toms River's legal force. 

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