Law Office of Yuriy Moshes Blog

Law Office of Yuriy Moshes Blog

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.

foreclosure attorney
26Feb

Can I Sell My Home While I’m in Default or Foreclosure?

In the realm of real estate, default and foreclosure are two terms that strike fear and uncertainty into the hearts of homeowners. The prospect of losing one's home can be daunting, but amidst the turmoil, many individuals wonder: Can I sell my home while I'm in default or foreclosure? While navigating this process can be complex, a skilled foreclosure attorney can guide you through every step and help you achieve the best possible outcome. Do You Need a Real Estate Attorney? If you need legal...

Two Names on Deed, One on Mortgage
20Feb

Two Names on Deed, One on Mortgage: Who Owns the House?

Buying property in New York City is a complex process, and understanding ownership rights is crucial. Often, two individuals might be listed on the property deed, but only one appears on the mortgage. This seemingly simple scenario can raise many questions: Who truly owns the house? What are the legal implications? Let's delve into this situation and navigate the nuances of ownership through expert advice from NYC Real Estate Attorneys and Property Lawyers. Do You Need a Real Estate Atto...

Lis Pendens and Foreclosure
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. Do You Need a Real Estate Attorney? If you need legal help with a real estate transaction, set up a FREE consultation today. CONTACT US NOW A lis pendens can significantly af... Do You Nee...

Look for a Final Walkthrough Checklist Before Closing on a Home
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. Do You Need a Real Estate Attorney? If you need legal help with a real estate transaction, set up a FREE consultation today. CONTACT US NOW The main purpose of a final walkthrough is to ensure that the property is in the same condition as it was...

What You Should Know About Purchase and Sale Agreement in NYC
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. Do You Need a Real Estate Attorney? If you need legal help with a real estate transaction, set up a FREE consultation today. CONTACT US NOW A real estate lawyer typically drafts purchas...

Foreclosure Law and Procedures in New York
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.  Do You Need a Real Estate Attorney? If you need legal help with a real estate transaction, set up a FREE consultation today. CONTACT US NOW Visit our website at Moshe’s Law to chat with or set ...

Is Now a Good Time to Sell a House?
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 attor...

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?  Do You Need a Real Estate Attorney? If you need legal help with a real estate transaction, set up a FREE consultation today. CONTACT US NOW Navigating the real e...

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. Do You Need a Real Estate Attorney? If you need legal help with a real estate transaction, set up a FREE consultation today...

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 consultation about bu...