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12 Things to Know About a Real Estate Closing (Part 2)
There is a lot of work that goes into real estate closing long before money exchanges hands. From the purchaser’s offer to the negotiation of the contract, to the due-diligence examinations on the condo or coop (or home inspection of a house), to the review of title, to the loan application, and many other things must take place fist. Part 2
12 Things to Know About a Real Estate Closing (Part 1)
There is a lot of work that goes into real estate closing long before money exchanges hands. From the purchaser’s offer to the negotiation of the contract, to the due-diligence examinations on the condo or coop (or home inspection of a house), to the review of title, to the loan application, and many other things must take place fist.
Mutual Respect is Key to the Attorney-Client Relationship
From simple transactions to complicated, consequential and expensive matters like legal work, a strong bond between the client and the service provider can only be achieve when both parties understand the other’s desired expectations and exhibit a mutual respect for one another.
Take Death Preparation Seriously, Before It’s Too Late
Planning for our passing or a loved one passing is the best thing that one can do for their loved ones. You can save them from further grief and trouble by putting things in order now. Let them focus on you when the time comes, not on banks and bills and bickering.
Trusts Are Great Except When They're Not
Trusts can be used in multiple ways and in multiple settings to accomplish very specific as well as broadly intended goals, but they can only achieve their purpose if they contain these essential core functions: Actional legal provisions, an amendment strategy, and a designated trustee.
Navigating New York Real Estate Transactions: Problem-Solving Done Properly
Every problem has a unique anatomy that we must try to first understand and then analyze. A problem doesn't have to turn into a fight, even in a New York real estate transaction. When we sit down calmly to review the problems and their possible solutions, we can develop sensible and workable solutions. That is the business I am in.
Overturning Roe v. Wade - Is Same-Sex Marriage Next?
Ever since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade a few weeks ago, questions have arisen about many other rights that have been established by the Supreme Court over the past fifty years, because of legal reasoning that may be similar to the principles that were overturned in this new decision.
Legal Documents Gone Missing?
A client approached me last week for help with a Trust. The first problem, before I even read the document, was that he didn’t have the document. This has happened a number of times before, and - as you might imagine - it's a problem.
Should I Share My Will with Anyone?
When you write a will, or a trust, or any other document where you're naming beneficiaries who will receive any of your assets after death, keep it to yourself. It's your private information and it's nobody's business but yours.