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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.

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Mortgage Contingency in Real Estate
15Jan

Mortgage Contingency Clauses in Real Estate. Full Guide [Updated]

If you have recently entered the housing market or purchased a home, you may have heard about a lending concept known as the mortgage contingency. A mortgage contingency is a clause in the contract of sale that makes the buyer’s purchase of the home contingent on securing financing, such as a mortgage or a deed of trust. Free Mortgage Contingency Real Estate Lawyer Consultation in NYC [contact-form-7 id="330" title="Get a Free Consultation From Expert Lawyers!"] Mortgage contingency clauses are ...

can husband leave wife out of will
06Dec

Can a Husband Leave His Wife Out of the Will?

Unlike some states in which the will dictates how a person’s estate is to be distributed, in New York, a spouse, even if they are specifically left out of their partner’s will, does not mean that they are absolutely left without anything and do not receive any money or house. This means that if a spouse leaves the other spouse out of the will, and for example, the departing spouse left their house, the surviving spouse, even though they are out of the will, may still be entitled to the proceeds...

buying a home in NJ
02Dec

Buying a House in New Jersey

With the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic devastating NYC, more and more people have decided to move out of the city altogether.  Where are these people moving?    Many of these people have decided that New Jersey is a better opportunity for more affordable housing and better employment, and are looking at New Jersey homes as their new homebase.  Accordingly, New Jersey has suddenly become a prime mecca for housing in 2020.  You may be one of these people considering ...

selling a house in nj
07Nov

Selling a House in NJ

With the manifest of COVID-19 hitting both New York and New Jersey state, and with people losing their jobs and many city code restrictions in place, many home sellers decided to start the process of selling a house in New Jersey and relocate elsewhere.  This trend is still on the rise, particularly in different parts of New Jersey.  You may be one of the people who are also considering a move and in selling your own New jersey real estate.  Free Real Estate Lawyer Consultation in NYC [c...

how to negotiate an apartment lease buyout
25Sep

What to Do in an Apartment Lease Buyout

If you have an apartment lease and your landlord informs you that he wants you to move out immediately and he wants to buy out your lease, unless you are familiar with NYC buyout law and NYC tenant buyout law, don’t just think that you can negotiate your own lease buyout. Although you may think you know how to negotiate an apartment lease buyout, unless you have the experience of drafting a buyout agreement, are familiar with the apartment buyout taxes, and have negotiated a real estate buyout ...

realtor lawyer
13Aug

9 Questions To Ask Your Real Estate Lawyer

Do I need a real estate lawyer (sometimes referred to as a realtor lawyer)? When dealing with real estate, whether it’s purchasing or selling, having a real estate attorney is a must. Not only is a real estate attorney familiar with the steps involved in the process, but will be familiar with the New York laws involved and can advise you while steering you in the right direction to best accomplish your goals. Free Real Estate Lawyer Consultation in NYC [contact-form-7 id="330" title="Get...

Most real estate disputes are
15Jul

What to Do When you Have Real Estate Disputes

Most real estate disputes are litigious in nature, very specialized, and unfortunately, require legal advice and the assistance of a real estate lawyer. It is important to recognize the different types of real estate disputes that may arise and what your options are for an appropriate remedy. What Does a Real Estate Attorney Do? When do you need a real estate attorney? A real estate attorney is especially recommended when the legal issue is complex. Some less common issues may include: ...

NYC Exoduses Due To Covid-19
24Jun

NYC Exoduses Due To Covid-19

As the rest of the country begins to show some signs of recovery and different cities in different parts of the country begin to open up more and more, New York City residents are flocking away from “ground zero for COVID-19”. Free New York Real Estate Attorney Consultation [contact-form-7 id="330" title="Get a Free Consultation From Expert Lawyers!"] New York City residents are buying property with backyards and more interior space, the types of affordable real estate that can be fou...

Buying a Home During a Recession
01Oct

Buying a Home During a Recession

Some economists state a recession is already present, and that our economy is already experiencing the beginning stages of a long drawn out housing recession. Most economists, however, claim that a looming recession is on its way, despite the current stage of the economy. All economists, however, agree that a recession equates to devastation of the economy, which means that that housing market will fall. The last recession in the U.S. began in December 2007 and ended in June 2009, extending over...

Do I Need a Real Estate Attorney?
13Sep

Do I Need a Real Estate Attorney?

Do I need a real estate attorney? When dealing with real estate in New York, whether it’s purchasing or selling, having a real estate attorney is a must. Not only is a real estate attorney familiar with the steps involved in the purchase and sale process, but will be familiar with the New York laws involved to advise you and steer you in the right direction in order to best accomplish your goals. In this article, we shall be addressing the following: What Does a Real Estate Lawyer Do? When ...