New York State: Upcoming Changes to Transfer and Mansion Taxes for Real Estate Closings

April 5, 2019

The New York State Legislature recently announced changes to the Purchaser’s Transfer Tax (commonly known as the “Mansion Tax”), and the New York State Transfer Tax, which were passed as part of the 2020 budget. The changes to the Mansion Tax will affect any real estate closings taking place after July 1, 2019, unless the […]

WHFirm Attorney Delivers Real Estate Lecture at Google NYC

March 4, 2019

We would like to extend our thanks to Roger Ma of Lifelaidout, along with Google’s NYC headquarters, for once again hosting WHFirm partner Jack Harari as part of their Buying 101 lecture series. The series aims to help educate Google’s staff about the ins and outs of New York City real estate purchases, which are […]

WHFirm Attorney Speaks at First-Time Home Buyer Event

February 27, 2019

We would like to briefly thank Andrew Fishkind, Emily Margolin, and the crew at Douglas Elliman’s Anders Austad team for the opportunity to speak at their First-Time Home Buyer Seminar on February 25th. WHFirm Partner Jack Harari gave a lecture aimed at familiarizing potential buyers with the process of purchasing property in New York City. […]

NYC Real Estate Attorney’s Closing Report: November 2018

February 15, 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 100 West 94th Street, NY, NY $985,000 Coop Sale 20 East 9th Street, NY, NY $1,700,000 Coop Sale 342 East 53rd Street, NY, NY […]

WHFirm Attorneys Give Lecture on NYC Real Estate Topics

February 12, 2019

Congrats to WHFirm Partners Jack Harari and Michael Zadjelovich, who recently taught a continuing education course in partnership with MiT National Land Services. The December 4 lecture, aimed at real estate brokers and other professionals in the industry, explored the due diligence process that occurs early in a real estate purchase, including the small details, best […]

A Purchaser’s Guide to NYC Real Estate: What Is an Offering Plan?

February 11, 2019

For clients buying into a Condominium or Cooperative, often their broker or attorney will provide them with a massive tome called the “Offering Plan.” When faced with approx. 500 pages of potential homework, clients often ask: what is this, why is it important, and do I really need to read the whole thing? Here’s what […]

NYC Real Estate Attorney’s Closing Report: October 2018

February 8, 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 418 East 59th Street, NY, NY $2,070,000 Coop Purchase 608 Lorimer Street, BK, BY $665,000 Condo Purchase 325 West 45th Street, NY, NY $610,000 […]

Hello Neighbor! Dwayne Johnson Production Company Leasing at 10 Grand Central

February 5, 2019

According to the New York Post, our firm will have a new neighbor! According to the article, Seven Bucks Productions, a media company owned by actor and Hollywood star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has reportedly decided to lease at 10 Grand Central. This is good news for building owner Marx Realty, who have begun extensive […]