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Law Office of Yuriy Moshes P.C. blog is a law firm blog for up to date content. Check back here often for news, legal developments and tips. We look forward to hearing from you and thanks for reading our blog. We welcome suggestions on topics you would like featured in the blog. Whether you are another lawyer, a current or past client, we look forward to a nice dialogue about today’s legal trends. We aim to update our blog on a weekly basis, and check out our Facebook page for legal tips of the day.

We specialize in the subjects of real estate, foreclosure defense, personal injury, labor and employment matters and civil litigation. Please see our posts related to these topics.

17Jul

Lis Pendens and Foreclosure

If you are facing foreclosure on your home, there is a good chance you will receive a lis pendens at some point during the process. The term lis pendens means “a suit pending” in Latin and is used to put the public on notice that there is a pending lawsuit over a particular real estate or a piece of land. Free New York Real Estate Attorney Consultation A lis pendens can significantly affect the ownership of a property, and it is important that you understand all the legal implications...

final walk-through checklist
11Mar

Look for a Final Walkthrough Checklist Before Closing on a Home

One of the last, most important steps you will complete when purchasing a home is your final walkthrough before closing. A final walkthrough is your chance to conduct a personal home inspection of the house before signing the closing documents. New York City Real Estate Lawyer Free Consultation The main purpose of a final walkthrough is to ensure that the property is in the same condition as it was when you agreed to buy it and all conditions laid out in the purchase agreement have be...

purchase and sale agreement
26Dec

What You Should Know About Purchase and Sale Agreement in NYC

When entering a real estate transaction, it is common for a buyer and seller to execute a purchase and sale agreement. Sometimes called a P&S Agreement or a PSA for short, this legally binding agreement establishes the terms and conditions of the real estate purchase. Free New York Real Estate Attorney Consultation A real estate lawyer typically drafts purchase and sale agreements. They contain essential information like requirements that must be met by the buyer and the purchase ...

buying a home with bad credit
21Dec

How to Buy a Home When You Have Bad Credit in New York

Living paycheck to paycheck and being saddled with debt, owning your own home might seem out of reach.  But you don’t need perfect, or even good credit, to pursue the American dream.  There are ways to qualify for home-buying, and a good attorney can help you get your dream home.  Free New York Real Estate Attorney Consultation Visit our website at Moshe’s Law to chat with or set up an appointment with, one of our qualified real estate attorneys to find the best way to ...

sell house or stay put
23Nov

Is Now a Good Time to Sell a House?

Selling your home can be a stressful ordeal, but knowing when to sell can make the process easier. If you are deciding whether now is the time to sell your home, top realtors will tell you the answer is yes. Most of 2021 has been a seller’s market with low inventory and historically low-interest rates. If you decide that you are ready to sell your home, be sure to call Moshes Law, P.C. for a free consultation with an experienced New York real estate attorney. A real estate attorney will help...

real estate disclosure
30Oct

What You Should Know About Real Estate Disclosures in NYC

Caveat emptor (“buyer beware”) sums up many transactions, especially in real estate.   Buying homes or other property is a major undertaking and a potentially risky venture if you don’t know what you’re doing.  For instance, do you know there are certain things a seller must disclose about a property they’re putting up for sale?  Free New York Real Estate Attorney Consultation Navigating the real estate market doesn’t have to be a “fly by the seat of your pants'' experi...

new york state statute of frauds
20Sep

How the Statute of Frauds Applies Real Estate Transactions in NYC

Although you may be able to enforce some verbal agreements (a/k/a agreements not reduced to writing), you should be aware that the statute of frauds is an important law that requires certain types of contracts to be in writing. Don’t be caught off guard with an unenforceable agreement. Read more to learn how to ensure your agreement is enforceable. Free New York Real Estate Attorney Consultation What is the Statute of Frauds? Believe it or not, a gentleman’s agreement–agreeing to s...

Buying bankruptcy property
25Aug

Buying Bankruptcy Property – 5 Tips for Property Investors

It is a seller’s market when it comes to the United States housing market right now.  But with the equally high number of properties in distress (i.e. homes that are being foreclosed on or being sold to satisfy bankruptcy filings), it is also a good opportunity for you to invest in an income property or buy a home if you are careful and take the right steps.  If you are thinking of buying a bankruptcy property, read some of our top tips below and fill out a form for a free consultatio...

title company vs lawyer
02Aug

Why Choose a Real Estate Title Attorney vs Title Company?

Simply, an attorney is the safest way to complete a transaction, there is nothing better. An Attorney has the highest level of education and training to give legal advice to handle the most complex of real estate transactions. If, however, you feel the real estate transaction is very simple without any complications, then just using a title company should be sufficient. The cost difference is negligible. Free New York Real Estate Attorney Consultation The stability of a real estate tr...

buying a condo in nyc
27Jun

Buying a Condo in NYC. What Do You Need to Know

This article will discuss the process of purchasing a condo in NYC and how a real estate lawyer can help during that process. The condo buying process can be overwhelming. However, you don't have to pay thousands of dollars in closing costs to buy your new home. Our real estate attorneys know the ins and outs of condo law in New York and work to help you avoid mistakes during this process. New York Condo Attorney Free Consultation What is a Condo in New York City? Your living envir...