Helpful Tips for New York House Purchases

June 3, 2020

Many NYC real estate lawyers are familiar with coop and condo transactions, but our practice also includes representing clients with their house purchases. We have seen a recent uptick in house transactions in today’s changing market. If you are currently navigating this process, here are some initial tips to protecting the client’s interests. First, it’s […]

Remote Closings in New York City During the Covid-19 Pandemic

May 29, 2020

Just a short time ago, prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, the antiquated nature of New York real estate closings was still something the real estate community just learned to accept. Each closing typically required in-person attendance to review, sign and notarize piles of paperwork in exchange for certified bank checks, original ownership documents and keys […]

Restrictions to Lending Policies in New York Real Estate During Covid-19

In response to uncertain market conditions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some major institutional lenders may be changing their lending policies, including capping the loan-to-value ratio they are willing to approve.  This is important to keep in mind on both sides of a real estate transaction, before getting into contract.  Purchasers should discuss loan parameters […]

NYC Real Estate Attorney’s Closing Report: March 2020

April 27, 2020

Just a few of our recent closings. If you are also looking to buy or sell at these property addresses, you might want to give us a call. Property Value Transaction 516 West 47th Street, NY, NY $960,000 Condo Sale 130 Jane Street, NY, NY $2,411,000 Coop Sale 2575 Palisade Avenue, Riverdale, NY $710,000 Coop […]

NYC Real Estate Attorney’s Closing Report: February 2020

April 22, 2020

Just a few of our recent closings. If you are also looking to buy or sell at these property addresses, you might want to give us a call. Property Value Transaction 229 East 28th Street, NY, NY $340,250 Coop Sale 318 Central Boulevard, New Hyde Park, NY $605,000 House Purchase 657 East 26th Street, BK, […]

NYC Real Estate Attorney’s Closing Report: January 2020

April 17, 2020

Just a few of our recent closings. If you are also looking to buy or sell at these property addresses, you might want to give us a call. Property Value Transaction 1320 Findlay Avenue, BX, NY $395,000 House Sale 200 East 61st Street, NY, NY $1,089,000 Condo Purchase 88 Prospect Park West, BK, NY $750,000 […]

From the NYTimes: Coronavirus Resources

April 14, 2020

As the fallout from the Coronavirus pandemic continues to affect New Yorkers, we wanted to briefly share a collection of helpful financial info compiled by the New York Times, including information on the recent stimulus package, rents and mortgages, and unemployment insurance. We hope that you are staying safe and well – while we are […]

NYC Real Estate Attorney’s Closing Report: October 2019

Just a few of our recent closings. If you are also looking to buy or sell at these property addresses, you might want to give us a call. Property Value Transaction 837 Washington Avenue, BX, NY $389,900 Condo Purchase 215 West 92nd Street, NY, NY $1,475,000 Coop Purchase 77 East 12th Street, NY, NY $750,000 […]

WHFirm Client’s Home Purchase Profiled in NY Times

March 31, 2020

Buying a home can be an immensely personal and transformative experience, and we are always glad to hear when our work has helped our clients reach new milestones in their personal or professional lives. When we helped Justine Chan purchase a condo in the Bronx in 2019, we couldn’t have guessed that the transaction would […]

From the New York Times: Buying a Home During a Pandemic

March 16, 2020

Even with the current instability in New York, we are glad to report that our firm is still receiving inquiries from new purchasers and sellers, and doing our very best to accommodate those reaching out. In the face of shutdowns, quarantines, and other official measures intended to combat the spread of Coronavirus, it is difficult […]