Category Archives: Real Estate Transaction Lawyer
Good News For First Time Homeowners
If you have been in the market to purchase a new home the last few years good news may have been few and far between. Prospective home buyers who had been faced with rapidly rising prices and heavy competition for available homes then got hit with equally rising mortgage interest rates. For many there was […]
Tax Implications of a Real Estate Transaction
Good News For Home Buyers? Really?
Between low inventory of homes for sale, record high prices, bidding wars for homes and then mortgage interest rates that increased about twice what they had been in a year…there hasn’t been much good news for people looking to purchase a home on Long Island. But…as incredible as it may seem there is some good […]
Professional Real Estate Education
Have you ever thought about becoming a professional real estate salesperson? Maybe you’ve recently bought or sold a home and have seen firsthand what the real estate salesperson does have wondered about it as full or part time occupation?
Discussing the Lender Attorneys’ Role with Chris Delisle, Esq.
Discussing Security Systems with All Action Alarm Company
Perhaps no industry related to home or business ownership has undergone as much of a dramatic change in recent years than that of the security industry. Gone are the days of a simple burglar alarm comprised of a few sensors and a ringing bell. Today’s modern home security system is tech heavy, efficient and encompasses […]
Superstorm Sandy Tax Exemption
NYS has recently enacted legislation that extends the deadline to apply for a tax exemption for renovations or reconstruction of residential properties effected by Superstorm Sandy. The deadline was extended by two years to March 1, 20024.
Discussing Water Heaters with Scott Kolin of Waterheaters.com
Water heaters…possibly the most forgotten and ignored systems in our homes and businesses. That is until something goes wrong or a potential buyer raises questions about it. Scott Kolin of Waterheaters.com joins Long Island real estate attorney Joseph Beige to shed some light on this often ignored but vital sub-system.
Discussing Reverse Mortgages with Ralph Taylor of UNMB Home Loans
Reverse mortgages. One of the most misunderstood and maligned financial tools available to homeowners. Yet for those who know the facts about reverse mortgages they are one of the most consumer friendly and flexible financial tools available to homeowners. In this podcast Long Island Attorney Joseph Beige discusses Reverse Mortgages with Ralph Taylor of UNMB […]
Understanding Property Tax Statements with Andy Wittman, Islip Town Receiver of Taxes
Property taxes. Two words and a subject that every Long Island homeowner dreads. Most homeowners don’t do much more then look at the bottom line amount due on their statement and grumble. Still others, especially those whose property taxes are paid by their mortgage company, don’t even bother to open their tax statement at all. […]