Tag Archives: NYC real estate

Do You Ever Wonder About The 1031 Exchange? 1031 Rob Pecha Fills Us In!

Do You Ever Wonder About The 1031 Exchange? Most of us have heard the real estate term 1031 Exchange but, what is it, who benefits and where did it come from? To find out the answers to these questions and more, watch 1031 Rob Pecha interviewed by DYEW host Mike Haltman on YouTube, or streaming […]

A NYC Hotel ➡️ Affordable Housing Plan…

With many moving parts and a shortage of details, can this NYC hotel conversion to affordable housing plan be done successfully? NYC Hotel ➡️ Affordable Housing… In NYC can defunct hotels be successfully converted to affordable housing units? As with most promises driven by political campaigning, the devil is in the as-yet to be released details that […]

Tips for Apartment Rental Negotiations!

Tips for Renting an Apartment… For those willing to pull the apartment rental trigger at the beginning of the Covid pandemic, when it looked like New York City was finished and landlords were desperate, great deals were possible although at most they would last two years. Now it’s not that easy, and an article in […]

The Disappearing New York City Jewish Deli?

Looking for a great hot pastrami sandwich? If you’re in New York City, it’s getting tougher to find! _______________________ What’s Going On With New York City’s Jewish Delis? Long a destination for great Jewish food, these treasures of NYC have been slowly and steadily disappearing from the scene. Back in 2016, the Hallmark Abstract Service […]

Do you ever wonder…The State of the NYC Commercial Real Estate Market!

May 4th on LinkedIn Live from 6-6:30PM join host Mike Haltman, CEO of Hallmark Abstract Service, for a discussion with special guest Rob Kuppersmith about… The State of the New York City Commercial Real Estate Market Now and Into the Future! Register on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/events/doyoueverwonder-thestateoftheny6790662015712161792/ Rob Kuppersmith is a Managing Director with Cushman & Wakefield. […]

Mortgage Tax Expansion: New York’s Commercial Real Estate Industry Is In The Crosshairs!

  Cash Cow, Easy Money, Low-Hanging Fruit, Meal Ticket, Golden Goose… These are just some of the words and phrases to describe how the real estate industry in New York State and New York City in particular is viewed by the powers-that-be in Albany and City Hall! And of course it’s not just the developers […]

Role-Playing in New York Real Estate!

The Role of Hallmark Abstract Service is Straightforward! Straightforward in terms of the end result leading to a title insurance policy, but in the age of coronavirus the process has most definitely required a greater degree of creativity due to business and governmental closures along with the need for social distancing! As a title insurance […]

The NYC and Long Island Real Estate Industry Needs Coronavirus Phase 2 In Order To Function! But…

real estate and coronavirus Phase Two

Long Island is going Phase 1 tomorrow, but what about New York City? In order to return to any semblance of normalcy, the real estate industry in the New York City/Long Island/Westchester region is anxiously waiting for Phase 2 of the coronavirus economy reopening to be implemented! So c’mon Phase 1 because, as the players and […]

Coronavirus Be Damned, In Real Estate The Show Must Go On!

Coronavirus Be Damned, In Real Estate The Show Must Go On! When it comes to residential and commercial real estate transactions in New York, coronavirus or not the deals need to close! When it comes to the title insurance portion of the deal and beyond, Hallmark Abstract Service is successfully helping its clients choreograph closings […]

Closing A New York State Real Estate Transaction in the Age of Coronavirus!

Today, and rightfully so, parties to a New York real estate transaction are loath to sit in close proximity to each other regardless of the degree of social distancing being used! In certain instances they may also be unavailable for a sit-down as they are quarantining themselves voluntarily or, because they feel ill, have been […]