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Agmo, Home Buyer in 07302

Finding a closing attorney around JC/Hoboken area

Asked by Agmo, 07302 Tue Oct 27, 2009

Hi, I would appreciate some suggestions on finding a good closing attorney. Is there a good website/forum commenting/reviewing on closing attorneys around JC/ Hoboken Area? What should I keep in mind when looking for a closing attorney? Thanks!

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It depends on what your purchasing the questions you may want to ask. These are some of the types condo, one-family, multi-family, short sale, foreclosure and etc. I can help you with what questions to ask for these and more.

You want an attorney who is familiar with local real estate guidelines and one who will be available to answer your questions or can handle issues in a timely fashion. I have a list of attorneys that can fit your needs if you would like you can reach out to me and I can provide you that list. After you get the list you should interview at least 3. This will help you decide whom you would work best with. You’re building your team. Do you have a mortgage agent? I can also give you advice on selecting one. Do you have a Realtor?

Check out a Review on me about someone I helped recently:
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I can help YOU too! It would be my pleasure to help you.

Good Luck on your search!

Best,

Raquel Sharper
Real Estate Consultant
Liberty Realty LLC
525 Washington St.
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201-686-6977 Cell
201-222-2811 Fax
rsharper@libertyrealestate.com
1 vote Thank Flag Link Sun Jan 10, 2010
Visit http://www.kannekt.com for lists of Attorneys and reviews.

Call and interview at least 3 and see who you're most comfortable talking to. Ask about their fees and feel them out. One of the biggest complaints clients have with attorneys is accessiblity and responsiveness. You will want someone who is easy to talk to and who will take as much time as you need to make you feel comfortable about one of the most important transactions in your life.

I can provide you with a list of a few Attorneys that I trust and regularly recommend to my clients.

Please email me if you would like to give them a try.

Good luck!

Maria "Carme" de Sagun
Coldwell Banker Sales Associate
carmedesagun@usa.net
http://www.mariadesagun.com
http://www.jerseycityexpert.com
1 vote Thank Flag Link Tue Oct 27, 2009
When possible, I almost exclusively use Brian Davis. He is always mindful to take the time to speak with his clients directly, calls back quickly, and goes the extra mile to ensure satisfaction. You can find user reviews for attorneys and many other professional services, restaurants, etc on kannekt.com, I've included the link to kannekt as well as Brian Davis' contact info below.

Brian Davis
70 Hudson St 3rd Floor
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201.222.1180
brianjdavislaw@aol.com
http://www.kannekt.com/12/110atto.htm.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Tue Oct 27, 2009
DO NOT DEAL WITH JOE SCANLON HOBOKEN. VERY UNRESPONSIVE, BUT MORE THAN EAGER TO COLLECT HIS FEE.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Feb 23, 2012
I have an attorney list that I provide my clients with. It is imperative that your attorney specializes in real estate and will communicate directly both with you and with your real estate agent.

Please feel free to contact me for a copy of my list.

Best,
Bruce Levitt
Weichert Realtors
273 Grove Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
201-333-4443
973-710-2293 cell phone
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Nov 19, 2009
Agmo,

Below are 4 attorneys whom my customers have been very happy with and provide great service.

Joe Scanlon, Esq.
Gess, Gess, & Scanlon, P.C.
89 Hudson Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201-610-1340 Business
201-610-9287 Fax
jscanlon@ggsfirm.com

Brian Kappock, Esq.
Kappock Law
232 Madison St.
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201-659-5555 Office
201-659-3245 Fax
brian@kappocklaw.com

Rob Irwin, Esq.
Irwin & Irwin
45 North Broad Street, #Suite 105
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
201-670-9696 Business
201-670-8688 Fax

Cari-Ann Levine, Esq.
700 1st St. Suite 15P
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201-982-2144 Office
212-208-2473 Fax
Clevi4001@yahoo.com

When hiring an attorney, I recommend using someone who is real estate specific and communicates very well over email. You'll be surprised at how many lawyers do not use or believe in email. Many buyers in this area cannot take calls at work during the day so email makes everything easier.

Please let me know if you have any additional questions. I'll be happy to assist.

Sincerely,

--
Walter J. Burns
Realtor-Associate
Weichert Realtors
1 Newark St.
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201-653-8488 Ext: 230
347-4-HUDSON Direct
347-448-3766 Direct
201-694-8946 Mobile
201-653-4154 Fax
walterburns@gmail.com
http://www.livingonthehudson.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Oct 28, 2009
Amadeo Miller
1767 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City NJ
201-433-8510
They are reasonable & close on time.

Mike Cruz
Mortgage Planner
Advisors Mortgage Group
Tel 201-291-1200
Cell. 201-759-3821
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Oct 27, 2009
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