Nicole Voigt

Missing Construction Permits

Construction permits are issued by municipalities for construction activities on homes within their jurisdiction. The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) oversees Uniform Construction Code compliance and enforcement and advises municipal officials, as needed. In the DCA’s bulletin 06-1, the DCA provides guidance for

By |2019-09-11T21:35:15-04:00July 4th, 2017|Announcements, Construction, Nicole Voigt|

PennEast Fails to Move Forward with NJDEP Wetlands Permit

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has administratively closed the PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC freshwater permit application.  Citing a failure of PennEast to address deficiencies in its application, and the unlikely prospect of PennEast having adequate information in the near future, the NJDEP rendered

By |2019-09-11T21:35:45-04:00June 28th, 2017|Caring & Community, Land Use & Zoning, Nicole Voigt|

Recourse for Errors in Property Inspections

Most Property Inspection Reports Contain Disclaimers When purchasing real estate, buyers typically hire a qualified inspector to review the property and advise of visible defects.  When engaging an inspector, a buyer signs an agreement with the inspector.  Understandably, these agreements typically include disclaimers which limit

By |2019-09-11T21:37:22-04:00April 3rd, 2017|Announcements, Nicole Voigt|

Agricultural Development in the Highlands

Development in the Highlands Preservation Area. How do Highlands development restrictions affect agricultural development?  Considerable farmland falls within the Highlands Region.  Primarily intended to protect drinking water, over 800,000 acres of New Jersey, known as the, “Highlands Region,” have been designated either Highlands Preservation Area

By |2019-09-11T21:38:26-04:00February 21st, 2017|Agricultural Law, Land Use & Zoning, Nicole Voigt, Real Estate|

Environmental Due Diligence and “Innocent Owner” Status

Looking to purchase property with contaminated soil and groundwater?  Probably not, unless you are a brownfield’s redeveloper. Most purchasers of commercial property are counting on their property being “clean.”  Environmental due diligence occurs in two phases: 1) review the current and historic activities at the

Nicole L. Voigt attend CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Convention

Nicole L. Voigt attended the 2016 Convention of the Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW-Network) in New York City.  Speakers included keynote speaker Admiral William H. McRaven USN (Ret.);  Amy Cuddy, Author, Business Leader, and Professor at Harvard Business School; Sallie Krawcheck, CEO & Co-Founder of

Buying Out-of-State Property?

I have increasingly been asked to review transactions or relief offers involving time shares and  and vacation properties where buyers find themselves suffering buyers' remorse.  Many different issues have arisen over the years, but a common theme is that the contracts strongly favor the seller

By |2019-09-11T21:54:10-04:00February 2nd, 2016|Nicole Voigt, Real Estate|

Nicole L. Voigt featured member of Commercial Real Estate Women of New Jersey, January 2016

Attorney Nicole L. Voigt is the January 2016 spotlight member of Commercial Real Estate Women, Inc. New Jersey (CREW NJ).  To review CREW NJ's interview of Ms. Voigt, click HERE.  CREW NJ is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1982 that promotes communication and interaction between

By |2019-09-11T21:54:40-04:00January 7th, 2016|Announcements, Landlord Tenant, Nicole Voigt, Real Estate|

Personal Comments of Nicole L. Voigt on the PennEast Pipeline Application, FERC Docket CP15-558.

I am a resident of Delaware Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, and I oppose the PennEast Pipeline.  I oppose the application and additional submissions submitted by PennEast. The impacts of this pipeline, both short and long term, vastly outweigh any benefits.  The pipeline is mapped

By |2019-09-11T21:55:41-04:00November 22nd, 2015|Agricultural Law, Land Use & Zoning, Nicole Voigt|

Post-Sandy Construction Defects

Construction Boomed on the Jersey Shore Following Hurricane Sandy Following Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey’s shore experienced an influx of contractors seeking to demolish, re-build, repair, and/or elevate damaged homes.   General contractors, subcontractors, designers, and suppliers targeted Sandy victims, some even relocating from out-of-state. Many established

By |2019-09-11T21:55:49-04:00November 12th, 2015|Litigation & Disputes, Nicole Voigt, Real Estate|

Nicole Voigt joins Commercial Real Estate Women of New Jersey

Nicole L. Voigt Attorney at Law CREW NJ, Commercial Real Estate Women of New Jersey, has approved attorney Nicole L. Voigt for active membership.  The CREW Network is a national organization dedicated to advancing the professional development of women in commercial real estate

Nicole Voigt, Founding President of the Rotary eClub of Hunterdon Horizon announces Charter

The world’s first civic service organization, Rotary International, is expanding in central New Jersey.  On January 30, 2014, the Rotary E-Club of Hunterdon Horizon celebrated its September 12, 2013 Charter, joining Rotary International’s global association of 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and

By |2019-09-11T22:01:58-04:00January 31st, 2014|Announcements, Caring & Community, Nicole Voigt|

Facing Foreclosure?

Courts, Modifications, Short Sales, and Deed-in-Lieu By Nicole L. Voigt, Esq., Attorney at Law Nicole L. Voigt, Esq., Real Estate Attorney Homeowners facing foreclosure find themselves in a marketplace.  They receive solicitations from private companies guaranteeing work-outs (be careful – these are often

By |2019-09-11T22:02:18-04:00December 13th, 2013|Landlord Tenant, Nicole Voigt, Real Estate|

The Consumer Fraud Act: Not Just for Registered Home Improvement Contractors!

The Consumer Fraud Act regulates home improvements in cumulative excess of $500.00 provided on existing residential properties.  A home improvement provider that is required to comply with these administrative and business practices, but fails to do so, is strictly liable even for unknowing oversights, with

By |2019-09-11T22:06:09-04:00April 5th, 2012|Business, Litigation & Disputes, Nicole Voigt|

Lapsed Flood Insurance

Hurricane Katrina destroyed Merlin's house in August of 2005.  About two weeks before Katrina hit, he had missed a deadline to pay a premium to keep his flood insurance policy in effect for 2005 to 2006.  After Katrina, the Federal Emergency Management Agency extended a

By |2019-09-11T22:06:35-04:00March 2nd, 2012|Nicole Voigt, Real Estate|

Nicole Voigt announces March Hunterdon NJAWBO Topic: Navigating Business Transitions

Navigating Business Transitions: by Pamela Duda, President, Lifescapes Professional Coaching, LLC  Presented by: New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO), Hunterdon Chapter  March 15, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  NJAWBO Members $15.  Non-members $20.   The price includes a healthy and delicious continental

By |2019-09-11T22:08:05-04:00March 1st, 2012|Business, Nicole Voigt|

Nicole Voigt selected to instruct Legal I and II for the SBDC Entrepreneur Certificate Program

Nicole Voigt teaches Legal I and Legal II, courses on business formation and contracts, respectively, for the Small Business Development Center, located at the Raritan Valley Community College. These classes may be taken independently, or along with other coursework as part of the Entrepreneur Certificate Program. Classes

By |2019-09-11T22:10:01-04:00January 2nd, 2010|Business, Nicole Voigt|