2020 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 46 - Property
Section 46:3C-8 - Seller's notice regarding off-site conditions
46:3C-8. Seller's notice regarding off-site conditions
8. At the time of entering into a contract for the sale of newly constructed residential real estate, the seller shall provide the purchaser with a notice of the availability of the lists of the off-site conditions that exist not only within the boundaries of the municipality in which the residential real estate is located but also within any other municipality located within one-half mile of the residential real estate. The notice shall be as follows:
"NOTIFICATION REGARDING OFF-SITE CONDITIONS
Pursuant to the "New Residential Construction Off-Site Conditions Disclosure Act," P.L.1995, c.253 (C.46:3C-1 et seq.), sellers of newly constructed residential real estate are required to notify purchasers of the availability of lists disclosing the existence and location of off-site conditions which may affect the value of the residential real estate being sold. The lists are to be made available by the municipal clerk of the municipality within which the residential real estate is located and in other municipalities which are within one-half mile of the residential real estate. The address(es) and telephone number(s) of the municipalities relevant to this project and the appropriate municipal offices where the lists are made available are listed below. Purchasers are encouraged to exercise all due diligence in order to obtain any additional or more recent information that they believe may be relevant to their decision to purchase the residential real estate. Purchasers are also encouraged to undertake an independent examination of the general area within which the residential real estate is located in order to become familiar with any and all conditions which may affect the value of the residential real estate.
The purchaser has five (5) business days from the date the contract is executed by the purchaser and the seller to send notice of cancellation of the contract to the seller. The notice of cancellation shall be sent by certified mail. The cancellation will be effective upon the notice of cancellation being mailed. If the purchaser does not send a notice of cancellation to the seller in the time or manner described above, the purchaser will lose the right to cancel the contract as provided in this notice.
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