Real Estate


The Law Offices of Quinones & Cipoletta, LLC is a full service real estate transaction law firm who has handled thousands of real estate transaction in both Spanish and English to individuals throughout the State of New Jersey.  Whether you are a first time homebuyer or an experienced real estate investor we will give you the one on one personal service you need and deserve.  We understand that real estate transactions are not only an exciting time in our clients lives, but can also be very stressful, time consuming and difficult to maneuver.  We will do everything necessary to insure that you are well informed and strive to provide a stress free closing.

Whether you are in the market for a home, negotiating a lease, refinancing a home or selling a home or experiencing a financial hardship involving a short sale, we provide a the expertise and experience to meet  your needs.

In today’s real estate market, you need to make sure that your interests are adequately protected.  All real estate transactions involve a number of different people such as a Real Estate Agent, Mortgage Broker, Appraiser, Inspector, Title Company and Surveyor.  As such, it is important that you hire someone who is experienced in these transactions to help you navigate through the process. Shirley Quinones and Peter Cipoletta combined have over 30 years of experience in the area of real estate law. We will help you with the purchase or sale of your home and guide you through every step of the process.  We also guarantee that You will always speak with an attorney in our office. 

Services Provided for Buyers:

  • Preparation of and/or review of Contract of Sale;
  • Negotiation of any modifications to the Contract of Sale (Attorney Review);
  • Review of Home Inspection Report;
  • Negotiation of any repairs and/or credits with regards to Inspection;
  • Review of Mortgage Commitments and Financing Arrangements;
  • Order and Review of Title Searches and Title Insurance Commitment;
  • Order and Review of Survey;
  • Review of Zoning Issues, if any;
  • Advice regarding any unforeseen issues;
  • Attendance at a closing with the client;

Additional Services for Buyers of Distressed Properties

  • Advice on issues involved in the purchase of foreclosed and short sale properties;
  • Constant follow-up and Review of Short sale approvals;
  • Insure that Short sale lender receives appropriate documentation following closing to insure clear title;

Services for Sellers

  • Review of MLS and Listing Agreement;
  • Review of Disclosures;
  • Preparation and Review of Contract of Sale;
  • Negotiation of Modifications to Contract of Sale;
  • Review title commitments and address any defects in title;
  • Review of Buyers Home Inspection report with the client;
  • Address any Inspection Issues with the client and buyers attorney;
  • Preparation of Sellers Deed, Power of Attorney & other related documents;
  • Preparation of Financing Documents in a seller financed transaction;
  • Obtain payoffs;
  • Attendance at closing with the client;

Additional Services for sellers of distressed properties

  • Consultation on the differences between foreclosure, short sales, deeds in lieu and modifications;
  • Advice on the course to take with the property;
  • Review of documents regarding hardships and financials;
  • Negotiation of the Shortsale with the lender;
  • Negotiation of any counteroffers with the buyers attorney;
  • Preparation of any documentation required by the Shortsale lender;