SHORT HILLS, NJ - Real estate attorney Evan Drachman will be one of several featured speakers at the second annual SWK Home Expo sponsored by the Simon Westfall-Kwong Real Estate Group of Short Hills.

Drachman's sought after expertise and knowledge about property taxes, assessments and abatements will be a featured topic at the home expo on February 1, 2020, at the Short Hills Hilton from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. In addition to leading a discussion on property taxes, and particularly the tax abatement process, he will also be available to address individual queries.

The home expo provides prospective and current property owners insights to questions, such as:

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How do I make sure to appeal my property tax assessment within the January to April time window?  Are there other times of the year that I can file my property tax appeals? If I file a bad tax appeal can my property taxes go up? What are the reasons that my property taxes could go up? How is property tax determined and has does town wide tax assessments work? Why do most people use an attorney when purchasing or selling a home?

“I am thrilled to be presenting on the tax appeal and attorney review processes." Said Drachman. "It’s always my goal with clients to demystify some of the intricacies of real estate law.  Many of my clients are seeking further assistance in lowering their current tax assessment, and I think there is very important high-level information to share for those in their current home and those considering an appeal when purchasing a home.” 

Simon Westfall-Kwong affirmed “We’re so excited to have Evan provide insights on both the Tax Appeal and Attorney Review processes at our 2nd Annual Home Expo.  Evan’s on the ground, full-time work with buyers, investors and sellers during the contract process as well as his thriving tax appeal practice provides our attendees with expert insights. We want to make sure that every homeowner and future homeowner watching his presentation has the best chance for a tax appeal.”


Evan R. Drachman focuses his practice on select clientele in real estate and commercial transactions, institutional and private lending, and real property tax appeals.  He has over 15 years of experience practicing throughout New Jersey, with offices in Maplewood and Hoboken.  He is regularly relied upon to provide expert opinions in real estate litigation and routinely teaches real estate law to attorneys and real estate professionals.  He is also a sought after expert for opinions about ethical issues in legal matters.   Evan and his family live in Maplewood, and he spends his free time with his two children and dog and volunteering for a childhood hunger relief organization. 

To avoid registration lines at the event, click here to register for your free home expo pass.