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2019 NYC Rent Law: what has changed

Below is our synthesis of the 145-page bill that passed. Several new laws on rents just took effect in New York City following the “Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019″. On June 14, 2019, Albany lawmakers approved, and Governor Cuomo signed. This legislation changes New York State’s rent laws. While the focus of […]

Do-it-Yourself Real Estate Due Diligence in NYC: the best websites!

When you are buying property, it can feel like so much is happening all at once. Within a very short period of time, the deal is finalized, the contract drafted and negotiated, and various “due diligence” materials are being provided by the building’s board and/or management. There is a wealth of publicly available information that can assist […]

Buying New Development Apartment In NYC

New development apartments can be challenging for buyers. Everything is brand new and they often include luxury amenities you can’t find in older buildings. But buying new development comes with key differences and increased costs compared to a normal “resale” transaction. What is new development in NYC? Why does it matter if a property is […]