2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 46 - Property
Section 46:10B-60 - Written Contract Required For Conveyance Of Distressed Property.

NJ Rev Stat § 46:10B-60 (2016) What's This?

46:10B-60 Written contract required for conveyance of distressed property.

8. a. A distressed property purchaser who enters into a distressed property conditional conveyance or a distressed property conveyance shall do so in the form of a written contract. A distressed property conditional conveyance contract and a distressed property conveyance contract shall be written in at least 14-point boldface type, in the same language principally used by the owner to negotiate the sale of the distressed property, shall be fully completed, signed, and dated by the owner and the distressed property purchaser, and shall be witnessed and acknowledged by a notary public, before the owner executes a deed or any other instrument of conveyance of the distressed property.

b.A distressed property conditional conveyance contract and a distressed property conveyance contract shall contain the entire agreement of the parties, be fully assignable, and survive delivery of any deed or any other instrument of conveyance of the distressed property.

c.A distressed property conditional conveyance contract and a distressed property conveyance contract shall include the following terms, except that a distressed property conveyance contract shall not be required to contain the terms set forth in paragraph (5):

(1)the name, business address, and telephone number of the distressed property purchaser;

(2)the address of the distressed property;

(3)the total consideration to be given by the distressed property purchaser in connection with or incident to the transaction;

(4)a complete description of the terms of payment or other consideration including, but not limited to, any distressed property services of any nature that the distressed property purchaser represents will be performed for the owner before or after the transaction;

(5)a complete description of the terms of any related agreement designed to allow the owner to remain in the dwelling including, but not limited to, a lease agreement, repurchase agreement, contract for deed, or a lease agreement with an option to purchase;

(6)a notice of cancellation as provided in this section;

(7)the following notice in at least 14-point boldface type, if the contract is printed, or in capital letters, if the contract is typed, and completed with the name of the distressed property purchaser immediately above the statement required by this section:

"NOTICE REQUIRED BY NEW JERSEY LAW

Until your right to cancel this contract has ended, .........................(Name) or anyone working for .........................(Name) CANNOT ask you to sign or have you sign any deed or any other document. You are urged to have this contract reviewed by an attorney of your choice within 10 business days of signing it."; and

(8)if title to the distressed property will be transferred in the transaction, the following notice in at least 14-point boldface type, if the contract is printed, or in capital letters, if the contract is typed, and completed with the name of the distressed property purchaser immediately above the statement required by this section:

"NOTICE REQUIRED BY NEW JERSEY LAW

As part of this transaction, you are giving up title to your home."

L.2011, c.146, s.8.


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