New York Observer: Offering Plans Will Go Digital: AG

Neil is quoted in this week’s New York Observer discussing the attorney general’s mandate to digitize offering plans. Read the full post here.   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising: Please note that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

The Real Deal – A House Divided

In this month’s issue of The Real Deal, Neil Garfinkel is referenced in an article that outlines the complicated relationships between brokers, sellers, and buyers.  Since the 2009 ruling in lawsuit Douglas Elliman LLC vs. Tretter, the usage of new disclosure forms – drafted by REBNY with the involvement of Neil serving as residential counsel –…

NYTimes – Loans for Multifamily Homes

Neil is referenced in a New York Times Real Estate article highlighting possible unforeseen difficulties in qualifying for mortgages on rental units, as opposed to single family residencies.  Click here to read the full NYTimes article.   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising: Please note that prior results do not guarantee a…

Real Deal – Proposed NYS real estate ad rules stir debate

Neil Garfinkel is quoted in this week’s issue of The Real Deal in an article describing some of the disagreements stalling the overhaul of the NYS real estate advertising rules.  Though REBNY and NYSAR agree on most of the proposed regulations, click here to read the full Real Deal article outlining their split on the issue.   © 2018 Abrams…

Newsday – Refinance Demand Delays Closings

Neil is recently quoted in this Newsday real estate blog post detailing how low interest rates in Long Island have affected the refinancing of homes.  Click here to read the article.   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising: Please note that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

WSJ – Storm Puts a Drag on Property Sales

Neil Garfinkel is referenced by the Wall Street Journal’s real estate section in a top story published September 13.  The article focuses on Hurricane Irene’s effects on mortgage business and how the aftermath of the storm has delayed scheduled closings in affected areas, resulting in possible losses for brokers as well as consumers.  Read the full article here.…

Consumers Digest: Banks’ turnabout on reversing your mortgage

Neil Garfinkel is referred to in a September 2011 article for Consumers Digest, updating consumers about reverse mortgages and their consequences.  Neil’s advice in the online post can be read in full by clicking here.   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising: Please note that prior results do not guarantee a…

New York, Texas Have Highest Closing Costs

Neil is quoted by Bankrate.com in a July 18th article highlighting their 2011 closing costs survey, which is performed annually.  To read the full article, please click here.   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising: Please note that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

NYTimes – When the Seller Is the Lender

Neil is referenced in the New York Times’ Real Estate section in an article published June 2, 2011.  The article highlights the recent drop in equity values and it’s impact on mortgage financing options – through the banks or sellers themselves.  Read the full article here. (Note: The same article was also published on the web on Lender Newscast: Online Mortgage…

NYTimes – A Guide for the Co-op Neophyte

Neil is referenced in the New York Times‘ May 26th Real Estate section in an article that provides information about co-ops and the procedures involved with their financing,  specifically in New York City.  Click here to read the full article.   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising: Please note that prior results do not…