Real Estate Valuation Methodogy

Once the highest and best use for real estate is established, the various methodologies for valuing improved property can be utilized. The easiest method to understand is the sales comparison approach a/k/a the comparable sales approach. In this method, value is established by analyzing sales, listings or pending sales of properties that are similar to … Continue reading “Real Estate Valuation Methodogy”

Tax Evaluation Methodology

Once the highest and best use for real estate is established, the various methodologies for valuing improved property can be utilized. The easiest method to understand is the sales comparison approach a/k/a the comparable sales approach. In this method, value is established by analyzing sales, listings or pending sales of properties that are similar to … Continue reading “Tax Evaluation Methodology”

Tax Evaluation Methodology

Once the highest and best use for real estate is established, the various methodologies for valuing improved property can be utilized. The easiest method to understand is the sales comparison approach a/k/a the comparable sales approach. In this method, value is established by analyzing sales, listings or pending sales of properties that are similar to … Continue reading “Tax Evaluation Methodology”

Why A Real Estate Tax Appeal Makes Sense

In an economic downturn the owners of commercial real estate must “tighten their belts” and look for every possible way to reduce expenses. One way to substantially reduce expenses is to consider a real estate tax appeal. Commercial real estate is taxed based upon the assessed value of the property. Taxes are established by a … Continue reading “Why A Real Estate Tax Appeal Makes Sense”

On Sunlight and Disinfectant: How a recent decision on the Sunshine Law will affect school boards

Before he was a United States Supreme Court Associate Justice, Louis Brandeis wrote: “Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.” According to the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court, New Jersey public bodies such as boards of education must tell the public when the lights … Continue reading “On Sunlight and Disinfectant: How a recent decision on the Sunshine Law will affect school boards”

Tax Appeals Make Sense

In an economic downturn the owners of commercial real estate must “tighten their belts” and look for every possible way to reduce expenses. One way to substantially reduce expenses is to consider a real estate tax appeal. Commercial real estate is taxed based upon the assessed value of the property. Taxes are established by a … Continue reading “Tax Appeals Make Sense”

Contested Wills: Avoiding the Heardbreak of Expensive Litigation

For the past 35 years a significant portion of my practice has been devoted to representing people involved in Will contests – cases wherein a family member is suing a sister or brother, or even parents or step-parents regarding a loved one’s assets and last wishes. These lawsuits are often complicated, emotionally draining and very … Continue reading “Contested Wills: Avoiding the Heardbreak of Expensive Litigation”

Contested Wills: Avoiding The Heardbreak Of Expensive Litigation

For the past 35 years a significant portion of my practice has been devoted to representing people involved in Will contests – cases wherein a family member is suing a sister or brother, or even parents or step-parents regarding a loved one’s assets and last wishes. These lawsuits are often complicated, emotionally draining and very … Continue reading “Contested Wills: Avoiding The Heardbreak Of Expensive Litigation”

Cherry Hill Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Modification of Custody in New Jersey

When child custody is determined during a divorce, a child custody order is issued by the Family Court. The order outlines for parents all aspects of care for their children, both financial and custodial. Sometime, the details of the custody arrangement are worked out amicably by the parties; however, other times the details are established … Continue reading “Cherry Hill Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Modification of Custody in New Jersey”

So Much Talk of Energy – What Should My Business Be Doing Today?

You have a great opportunity to prepare and position your organization for the new energy world we are facing. There are things you can and should be doing today. The first step is to develop an energy plan for your business. This energy plan is a map for your energy future which will allow you … Continue reading “So Much Talk of Energy – What Should My Business Be Doing Today?”