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Posts by Sami Perez

What Are The Differences Between a Co-op and a Condo?

Here in Long Island many people have the option of either purchasing a condominium or getting involved with a co-op. When you’re trying to decide how you’re going to spend your real estate money it’s vital for you to know the difference between the two. Each type of property comes with its own expenses and…

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What Landlords Need to Know About Subleasing

Subleasing is a sticky subject with many landlords. It can feel like a risk. You go through all the work of vetting a tenant, only for some third party to get involved. But residential landlords on Long Island can’t deny tenants the right to sublet. At least, not if you have more than four units.…

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What to Do If Your Long Island Landlord Won’t Make Necessary Repairs

It’s an age-old problem between landlords and tenants. Something breaks. The tenant tries to get it fixed. The landlord takes his or her sweet time about it. But what can you actually do when this problem arises? You have rights, but actually getting the problem fixed isn’t necessarily straightforward. Know what falls under the “Warranty…

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To Disclose or Not to Disclose: What’s the Smarter Move?

It’s natural to want to put your property in the best possible light when you go to sell. In addition to feeling some embarrassment over problems your home might have, you may be worried you won’t be able to sell the property at all if you tell potential buyers all about the problems the structure…

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Are MCI Rent Increases About to Become a Thing of the Past?

Tenants in rent-stabilized housing across Long Island might notice their rents going up lately. Can they do anything about it? This is happening because many landlords are concerned about state Senate efforts to end or limit MCI rent increases, an initiative the Governor is on board with. Why is this happening? Landlords want to get…

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What Are the Most Common Property Disputes During a Purchase?

You found your dream property on Long Island. Whether it was the perfect piece of commercial real estate for your budding yoga business or the ideal home for your growing family, this is a time for a glass of champagne and congratulations. Not so fast. The process of purchasing a property on Long Island, or…

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These Six Tips Can Lead to a Good Landlord/Tenant Relationship

Why do landlord and tenant relationships turn sour a few months into a lease term in Long Island? Usually, the cause is a disagreement over maintenance or neglected responsibilities. Sometimes there are arguments over rent or changes to the building. In all of these instances, the situation is not only solvable but entirely avoidable. Here…

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