Real Property Transactions
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…Read More
5 Questions to Ask Before Buying Commercial Real Estate
Any commercial real estate investment carries some risk. First and foremost, commercial real estate involves a substantial financial investment. Whether you are an experienced real estate investor or purchasing commercial real estate for the first time, accruing debt and expenses to buy commercial real estate can be overwhelming. You want to be certain the stresses…Read More
Residential Property Sales: A Seller’s Disclosure Requirements
At one point in time, all residential property in Long Island came with a noticeable and necessary “buyer beware” caveat. Residential property sales routinely placed the risk of damages and defects on the buyer, making inspections and due diligence crucial to the home-buying process on Long Island. It is still necessary for a buyer to…Read More
5 Protections a Landlord Wants in Any Long Island Lease
Landlords of commercial property are typically the more sophisticated party when it comes to Long Island lease agreements. Yet, even landlords that have negotiated dozens of lease agreements and worked with several tenants can miss or mistake key clauses in a Long Island lease. Whether you are tackling your first lease or your fiftieth, here…Read More
Why Is a Long Island Real Property Deed So Important?
In the world of online records and electronic files, there is little to no need for paper documents and “real” signatures. In fact, the use of electronic documents is pervasive in nearly every aspect of our lives. We send applications, letters of dismissal, contracts, love letters, and photos digitally. It is the most consistent form…Read More
To Rent the Warehouse? 5 Things to Know About Warehouse Leases
Whether you are looking in Brooklyn, the Bronx, or Long Island City there are a number of warehouse options surrounding New York City. The number of options on Long Island alone means there is no need to sign a lease too quickly. In fact, when it comes to rent or not to rent the warehouse,…Read More
Do Buyers Need a Realtor If They Hire a NY Real Property Lawyer?
If you are looking to buy a house on Long Island, there is a good chance you are also looking for assistance with this process. An NY real property lawyer can represent you throughout the process of buying a home, including assistance with your offer, contract, inspection, due diligence, and closing. A residential realtor performs…Read More
What Happens to NY Real Property When a Relative Dies Without a Will?
Estate planning is an important process for anyone that owns NY real property. It is through appropriate estate documents that ownership of your real estate is passed in accordance with your wishes. Without a will and other estate planning documents, all of your assets, including real estate, are passed in accordance with the probate laws…Read More
Top Five Things a Tenant Wants to Know About a Long Island Office Lease
Whether your business is ready to sign its first, ever lease or you are simply searching to upgrade your current space, there are probably several considerations and factors on your mind. Among them are location and convenience for your employees and if the floor plan fits your business model. You are also thinking about parking…Read More
6 Things the Inspector Should Check in a Long Island Home Inspection
Most residential real estate contracts give the buyer an opportunity to perform inspections on the property. These home inspections are a way to evaluate the condition and value of Long Island property, and a buyer shouldn’t overlook or underestimate their importance. Typically, a buyer will hire a professional home inspector to handle the actual review…Read More