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Robin Miriam Gronsky

Robin Gronsky’s Legal Guides

55 total

  • Building Permits - A Home Buyer's Perspective

    Every town has a building department and its own building codes. Some towns require a Certificate of Occupancy Upon Resale, others don't. When you are buying a home, you need to find out what remodeling work has been done on the home and whether permits have been applied for an...

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  • Make Every Day Earth Day

    I live and maintain my law practice in Ridgewood, New Jersey where I am a member of the Ridgewood Environmental Action Committee (REAC). REAC will be running an Earth Day event on May 14th with the Ridgewood High School Student Environmental Action Club with the theme Every Day i...

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  • The Rules Keep Changing – A New Opportunity

    The SAFE Act required every state to create laws that governed the licensing of mortgage bankers, mortgage brokers and their employees. While creating the new laws that were compliant with the SAFE Act, many states changed their requirements for licensing. Many states that had p...

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  • Older Entrepreneurs – You Can Be Very Successful

    The Great Recession has thrown a great many older people out of their jobs. Some of them are just finding their way back to employment as the economy picks up. Others have exhausted all of their unemployment benefits and are thinking of a different way to earn a living - openin...

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  • How to Choose a Solar Contractor

    You've decided that installing solar panels on your property makes sense for you and you're ready to take the next step. You want to search for a solar contractor. What should you be looking for? Ask each solar contractor what his specialty is. Some contractors only do ...

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  • Selling Your Home "As-Is"

    When you are selling your house, your real estate agent may suggest that you paint the walls, pull up the carpeting and perhaps update your kitchen or bathroom in some way. You may have lived in your house for a considerable length of time and not kept up with every change in dec...

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  • Accepting Credit and Debit Cards in Your Business

    Most of us stopped paying cash for our purchases long ago. We have debit cards and credit cards and expect to use them for most of what we buy. If you are starting a new business, you should expect that your customers will want to use their credit or debit card when buying from y...

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  • Selling A House When The Owner Has Died

    Selling a house when the owner has died is more complicated than when the owner is alive. However, it is not a complete holdup to selling. In New Jersey, there is an estate tax and an inheritance tax when a person dies owning property. The estate tax is collected when the net wo...

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  • Disposing of Your Computers – What You Need to Know

    Technology changes fast and in a few years the hardware that you purchased cannot support the new software that you are buying. You may need more memory, a faster processor or just want the latest and greatest computer (or smartphone or tablet) that you can buy. What do you do wi...

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  • Do You Still Need to File an Annual Report?

    Once upon a time, just about every state required its own form of Annual Report. Most of them were due in the first 4 months of each year. Recently, the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System sent out an email that functionality for a Mortgage Call Report that would be required qua...

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