Real Property

  • ARE YOU A CONSTRUCTION LIENOR?

    … or prospective lien upon real property under this part, and includes his or her successor in interest. No other person may have a lien under this part. Let’s break this down. A contractor is one other than a materialman (supplier) or laborer that entered into a contract with the owner to improve the owner’s property. A contractor can…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 11 readers -
  • The Statute of Limitations Defense in New York Foreclosure Actions

    …) in order to promote your peace of mind and judicial efficiency, the lender should have taken action to protect its rights within the reasonable period of time as codified by the statute of limitations. Contact a Long Island Foreclosure Attorney Today The statute of limitations is more than simply a “defense” to a foreclosure action in New York…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 14 readers -
  • The Statute of Limitations Defense in New York Foreclosure Actions

    … to promote your peace of mind and judicial efficiency, the lender should have taken action to protect its rights within the reasonable period of time as codified by the statute of limitations. Contact a Long Island Foreclosure Attorney Today The statute of limitations is more than simply a “defense” to a foreclosure action in New York…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 15 readers -
  • COMPLY AND UNDERSTAND CONTRACTUAL CONDITIONS PRECEDENT

    … (Fla. 3d DCA 2017) exemplifies the importance of understanding conditions precedent to an affirmative contractual obligation. In this case, parties entered into an agreement where party “A” was required to form a new development company and obtain financing to build a student housing complex. Party “B”, when the financing (loan) was in place…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 10 readers -
  • Triggering the Statute of Limitations in a New York Foreclosure Action

    … and complaint in supreme court. Contact a Long Island Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Attorney for Case Analysis There have been a string of recent newsworthy New York foreclosure cases involving violation of the six-year statute of limitations. As New York has one of the nation’s longest foreclosure processes and loans are often transferred between…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 10 readers -
  • Lapsing of the Statute of Limitations in New York Foreclosure Actions

    …” letter, and not a passive act, such as accepting additional loan payments. Modification of the Mortgage Note If you have defaulted on your loan, your lender and many non-profit counseling agencies may recommend you consider “loan modification.” This modification can be accomplished if you declare bankruptcy, which triggers an automatic stay if your…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 11 readers -
  • Buying Your Dream Home? Why You Should Call an Attorney

    …, because real estate agents are not lawyers, they are prohibited by law from drafting purchase agreements for the buying and selling of real property. Instead, they use standardized forms (prepared by attorneys) and merely fill in blanks with their customers’ information. This can cause problems because standardized forms often leave out important…

    www.kcarplaw.com- 22 readers -
  • OH NO! A LIEN IS RECORDED! WHAT ARE SOME OF MY OPTIONS?

    … You are an owner and a construction lien is recorded on your property. Or, you are a general contractor required to indemnify the owner for construction liens and a subcontractor you are in a dispute with records a construction lien (or one of the subcontractor’s suppliers or subcontractors records a lien). What are your options to extinguish…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 14 readers -
  • For How Long is a New York Judgment Enforceable?

    …?? The Rules: A judgment in New York is generally enforceable for 20 years from the date it was entered. Judgments in New York act as a lien on real property in the county where the judgment is entered or where the judgment has been transcribed. With a judgment lien in place, your real property cannot be sold until the judgment is satisfied. A lien…

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 21 readers -
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