Category Archives: real estate

Real Estate Law And Maintaining Heart Health!

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A commercial or residential real estate attorney in New York focused on transactional work, understands the pressure of bringing a deal from contract signing to the exchanging of keys at the closing table! This process of getting from Point A to the finish line can be fraught with obstacles and stumbling blocks, any one of which having the […]

The 2018 Midterm Elections: What The Outcome Could Mean For The Residential Real Estate Market!

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Seldom has a midterm election conjured up the level of anticipation, angst, and uncertainty that the 2018 edition has, including for the nations real estate market! Politicians and pundits alike are speculating about Blue Waves and Red Waves along with the potential ramifications of each, both real and imagined, that may or may not occur. Real estate […]

Trying To Sell Your Home? 20 Tips To Help Improve Your Chances! (Infographic)

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A recent article at the Hallmark Abstract Service website examined just how well the residential real estate market is acting relative to existing economic conditions! The finding in the article, ‘Why Is The Residential Real Estate Market Underperforming Its Potential?‘, is that in fact, it is not doing as well as perhaps it should be. […]

How Can A Real Estate Agent Create A 5-Star Experience For Homebuyers?

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What Attributes In A Real Estate Agent Would Help To Make A Homebuyers Experience With The Process, 5-Star? The infographic below was created by OpenListings.com, an online service that helps buyers locate the property of their dreams. The firm analyzed more than 900 5-Star reviews submitted by buyers in California and Washington State, and provide their […]

New York City Real Estate And The ‘Sliver Law’ – Rosenberg & Estis Of Counsel Attorney Frank Chaney Guest Contributor

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This article, contributed to the Hallmark Abstract Service blog by Rosenberg & Estis, concerns one specific aspect of New York City zoning law and real estate development. Rosenberg & Estis is a law firm with a strong presence in all facets that surround the New York real estate market. Article author and Rosenberg & Estis […]

What Is An Opportunity Zone? – Rosenberg & Estis Member Adam Sanders Guest Contributor

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This article concerning Opportunity Zones was contributed by Rosenberg & Estis, a law firm with a strong presence in all facets surrounding the New York real estate market. Article author and firm Member Adam Sanders represents New York-based property owners and developers with acquisitions and developments of real property in and around New York City. For any readers […]

What’s Going On In The Minds Of Homebuyers? (Survey)

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Is it a buyers market or sellers real estate market? Have mortgage rates topped out or will they be going higher in the future? The economy is moving full steam ahead or will it slow down in the near future? These questions and more swirl around the real estate market, entering the minds of potential […]

Financial Crisis 10-Year Anniversary: What Went Wrong And Can It Happen Again?

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Ah, memories! Some good, some bad and some terrifying! In this case, 10-years after the global financial markets came close to collapse, the word terrifying would seem to be a good fit! But what went wrong in 2008 and is it possible the same could happen again? To my mind, one word seems to describe the environment […]

Simply Down Or Crushed: A Tale Of Two Westchester County, New York Real Estate Markets!

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Earlier in the summer a post-Trump tax cut death knell was rung for the Westchester County residential real estate market, in articles that claimed home sales had plunged year over year approximately 18%! July 12, 2018 in Bloomberg: Westchester Home Sales Plunge After Trump’s Tax Overhaul ‘The nation’s new tax law is scaring would-be homebuyers from […]

Buying Real Estate In New York State? Does The Title Insurance Underwriter Being Used Actually Matter?

Summary: ‘In the New York State title insurance marketplace there are many underwriter options for a policy but, at the end of the day, it is the financial strength of an underwriter and the title insurance expertise of the company preparing the policy that should be the primary consideration for any consumer!’ Imagine for a second […]