Chestnut Hill

Buying or selling a house can seem like a simple task especially after watching all the shows on television about the process. In reality, these transactions can be very complicated and if not careful, you can miss some important opportunities or clauses that are present (or not present) within a contract.

Let our Chestnut Hill real estate attorneys guide you through the confusing world of real estate law. We will not stop working until you are satisfied that your situation has been fully handled. A Chestnut Hill real estate lawyer can assist in estate litigation as well. From community legal service to foreclosure defense, our team of top real estate attorneys is there for you.

Our Chestnut Hill Real Estate Lawyers

As one of the top real estate law firms in the area, we make sure to keep with all changes to the real estate code as well as local zoning changes. We also understand that every situation is different and as such requires are full attention to every detail. Our staff will strive to get you the results you are looking for. We are not successful unless you are happy. Turn to Celli & Associates to handle all of your needs.

Celli and Associates are real estate lawyers with membership in both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bar Associations. Our firm services the entire Delaware Valley and is there for any and all real estate legal needs. Our offices are located on Lancaster Avenue in Wayne, Pennsylvania yet, we service clientele in each and every city, township and municipality in the area. With a comprehensive knowledge of the specific regulations that are unique in each area, our firm is the right fit for your needs.

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Chestnut Hill Real Estate Law Information

  • County: Philadelphia County

  • Real Estate Tax Jurisdiction: City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia School District

  • Real Estate Tax Payments: While Chestnut Hill slightly differs from surrounding areas, payment is fairly similar. If bills are returned early, a homeowner is eligible for a 1% discount before the end of February. In the same sense, if the bill is paid late, the homeowner must then pay additional penalty charges.

  • Tax Collection: Philadelphia tax collection is handled by the Office of Property Assessment, which can be reached by telephone at (215) 686-6442 and is open from 8:30am until 5:00pm during the week, Monday through Friday

  • Real Estate Tax Estimate: In 2012, the rate at which real estate is taxed is 9.432%

  • Real Estate Law

    We are a Pennsylvania based law practice with a primary focus on real estate law specialties including home sales, workouts, landlord tenant issues, and loan modifications. We are one of the top firms in PA for both commercial and residential issues.

  • Bankruptcy Law

    Our legal services are pertinent to a bankruptcy when property is involved. We have experience in "Chapter 7" or liquidation bankruptcy as well as "Chapter 13" where a repayment plan needs to be structured and initiated.

  • Estate Planning

    If you own property, you need our estate planning services. While no one wants to think about death or disability so establishing your estate plan is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your assets and your family.

  • Foreclosure Law

    We represent clients in bankruptcy and mortgage foreclosure cases in Philadelphia and the entire southeast Pennsylvania area. We make a difficult process manageable and work together with you, the banks, and the lenders to stop foreclosure and keep your home.

  • Probate Attorney

    We offer legal help with probate cases including providing superior counsel and representation during the probate administration process. We work with the executors, trustees, and the families of those who have died with no estate plan in place.

  • Property Law

    We are focused on your legal representation throughout all real estate transactions. Buying and selling real estate can be complex. We make the process easier and break down the complex documents so you understand your rights and responsibilities.

  • Wills & Trusts

    Proper planning against the inevitable will save your family time and money after you have passed. We handle all aspects of your estate and get your wills & trusts in order to make sure your family is protected and taxes are kept to a minimum.

  • Closing Services

    We are full service real estate lawyers and offer a comprehensive approach to closing that includes title and escrow, credit reports, appraisals and more. Using our law firm during closing when you are selling your home offers significant cost savings.

  • Residential Law

    We offer a very effective style of legal council for anyone involved in residential disputes as well as residential real estate buyers and sellers. Our residential specialties include acquisitions & sales, eviction hearings, tenant disputes, and collections.

  • Commercial Law

    Our firm can handle contract negotiations and large scale legal representation for commercial real estate proceedings. We have experience in retail leasing, declarations of easements, land use & zoning restrictions, and environmental compliance.