AOL Real Estate – Groupon Posts First Deal For Home Buyers

Neil is referenced in yesterday’s AOL Real Estate blog post that focuses onGroupon‘s new coupon deal involving real estate brokers, agents, and homeowners. Read the entire post: “Groupon Offer a Good Deal for Home Buyers?”   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising: Please note that prior results do not guarantee a similar…

Avoiding Refinancing Costs After Divorce

Neil is featured in this week’s Real Estate section of The New York Times in an article describing the effects of divorce on a mortgage and the release of liability. Please 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.

Rushing to Meet Start Date (Loan Originator Compensation Rules)

Neil Garfinkel is referenced in the following story that appears in Origination News and National Mortgage News. “Rushing to Meet Start Date” By Brad Finkelstein Waiting until the last minute to comply with changes to mortgage origination rules and regulations might be a common occurrence. But many firms, both wholesale and retail, seem to be taking longer to…

Would You Buy a House Where Someone Was Killed? – NYTimes

Neil is referenced in The New York Times’ “CityRoom” blog in an article discussing the effects of murder on a property’s market value. Read the article post here and join the discussion.   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising: Please note that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Fair Housing Lists: Federal, State, and City – NYTimes

Neil is recently featured in an article in The New York Times that discusses the legalities involved with language use in real estate listings. 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.

All About Short Sales – AOL Real Estate

Neil was recently featured in a story by AOL Real Estate regarding short sales. To view the video click here. <form role=”search” method=”get” id=”searchform” class=”searchform” action=”http://agmblaw.com/”> <div> <input type=”text” value=”” name=”s” id=”s” style=”width:100%;line-height:2em;font-size:16px;padding-left:10px;border:none;padding-top:10px;” placeholder=”search i.e. lawyers, locations, practices, news”> </div> </form> Home      Offices      Contact Us      Terms of Use      Privacy Policy 1430 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10018  |…

Agency Disclosure Law – Frequently Asked Questions and Training Video

I am pleased to distribute a list of “Frequently Asked Questions” which I have prepared concerning the recent amendment to New York State’s Agency Disclosure Law (the “Law”). Please click here to access the FAQs. In addition, I have conducted many training sessions at the Real Estate Board of New York (“REBNY”) concerning the amendment to the…

A New Broker Disclosure Law in New York

Neil Garfinkel is featured in an article in The New York Times discussing the new broker disclosure law. Click the title of the article to read the full text – “A New Broker Disclosure Law in New York”   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising: Please note that prior results do not…

New York State Amends Agency Disclosure Law

On August 31, 2010, Governor Paterson signed an amendment to New York State’s agency disclosure law. The amendment will become effective on January 1, 2011 and will require real estate brokers to provide agency disclosure forms in all residential transactions and will permit consumers to give their advance consent to dual agency representation. The following…

The Perils of Promoting Schools as Amenities

Neil Garfinkel is featured in an article in The New York Times discussing the problematic nature of including schools in real estate listings. Click the title of the article to read the full text – “The Perils of Promoting Schools as Amenties.”   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising: Please note that…