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The completion of an asset construction leads to the transition phase, where control, ownership, and responsibility are transferred from the developers to the community association. This is also the point where the parties make finishing settlements about building matters. To proceed with these activities, they need substantial information to support the decisions they will make. Conducting a transition study for a New Jersey property is necessary to address final concerns before the transition. In a transition study, a   reviews as-built plans and compares them with the actual structure. It involves an inspection of the present condition of each building system and the property as a whole. Safety and compliance with the Planned Real Estate Development Full Disclosure Act (PREDFDA) and New Jersey Condominium Act is another item checked during the inspections. If discrepancies or defects are discovered, the engineer will provide an outline of necessary repairs and an estimate…

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