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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 […]

Buying & selling an apartment with a tenant

Buying or selling a unit in New York City with an existing tenant in place is often more challenging than selling a vacant unit, especially for co-op and single-family homes that are not catering to investors. The buyer is an owner-occupant and typically does not want a tenant in place post-closing. On the contrary, when […]

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 […]