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Affordable New York Housing

Many people who live in New York City will tell visitors that housing situations can be hectic — mostly because high prices of real estate are such a barrier. However, My Micro NY may be one resolution for this issue, since living units are being constructed...

What to Look for When Signing a Lease

Are you planning to rent for the first time? There are a handful of thoughts that are running through your mind. It’s a very exciting time for you, but what’s most important is thoroughly reading the lease before you sign it. As you’re reading through your lease for...

Common Questions for Real Estate Attorneys

You probably will want to consider talking to a real estate attorney before making any big decisions like buying a home or purchasing land. If you don’t know a lot about real estate law, or law in general, you may want to consider doing some background research and...

Things To Know About Real Estate Practice

If you’re a homeowner, you’re probably familiar with the buying and selling process. But have you ever thought about the laws behind buying and selling your home? With all of the conflicts that come up in a real estate transaction, real estate law is an...

Legal Responsibilities of a Landlord

Landlords are obligated by law to follow certain responsibilities, such as keeping up with general maintenance and protecting the tenant’s deposit. However, landlords do not always abide by these rules, so Tal Rappleyea’s blog post will act as a checklist...

Chinese Real Estate Lawsuits Surge

The property and real estate prices in China continue to suffer as the real estate market has been in a slump for approximately two years. While there are small signs of incremental improvement, it’s not enough for many Chinese residents who have already paid a...

All About Evictions in New York State

Unfortunately, there will be situations that arise where eviction of a roommate or individual is necessary. There are very specific restrictions and laws set in place that everyone should be aware of. Eviction laws and regulations vary from state to state, so this...