New Law Helps Define Broker’s Role In Property Dealings – NY1

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New FHA Condo Approval Guidelines Process

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has implemented a new approval process for condominium projects. To read a more detailed summary of these changes and to find links to the Mortgagee Letters associated with such changes please click the PDF icon below. If you have any further questions regarding this Alert please contact Michael…

Service Contractor Liability

Neil Garfinkel and Barry Margolis answer a question regarding service contractors in The Cooperator – The Co-op and Condo Monthly – “Service Contractor Liability.” The question and response appear below: Q I am looking for information regarding service contractors (i.e. cable, TV, phone) needing to set up a prior appointment to access equipment that is installed on owners’…

Hiring A Super For The Long Haul

Neil Garfinkel is quoted in an article by Jay Romano in The New York Times –“Hiring A Supert For The Long Haul” An excerpt appears below: Neil Garfinkel, a Manhattan real estate lawyer, said that while most supers are expected to do basic maintenance or supervise those who do, a building hiring a super may need specific…

A Look At Archaic By-Laws

Neil Garfinkel is quo[ted in an article (February 2008) by Keith Loria in The Cooperator – The Co-op & Condo Monthly – “A Look At Archaic By-Laws – Something Old … Something New” An excerpt appears below: “You need to update bylaws with things like satellites because they weren’t even thought of back then,” says Neil B. Garfinkel,…