Top Harlem Residential Real Estate Attorneys Near You

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Ginsburg & Redmond, P.C.

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Harlem, NY

914-495-3515

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To find the best solutions for your commercial and residential real estate needs, it is often best to work with an experienced law firm that focuses its practice on this area of the law. At the law office of Ginsburg & Redmond, P.C., we offer knowledgeable advice to individuals and businesses throughout Westchester County and the New York metropolitan area.  Our …

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Law Offices of Lawrence F. DiGiovanna

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Harlem, NY

347-201-6489

Trusted and Reputable New York Real Estate Law Attorneys

Lawrence F. DiGiovanna has been the principal of his own law firm since 1980. During this time his practice has focused primarily on real estate, cooperative and condominium transactions and litigation issues related to these areas of law. The firm writes offering plans for conversion of properties to cooperative and condominium ownership. It also represents approximately …

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Law Offices of Daniel A. Singer PLLC

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Harlem, NY

Free Consultation

917-300-0695

Providing Legal Services in Litigation, Business Administration and Transactions, Landlord/Tenant Law, and Real Estate

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Knuckles Komosinski & Manfro LLP

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Harlem, NY

Successfully Representing Lenders and Financial Institutions throughout New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Since 2001, the law firm of Knuckles Komosinski & Manfro LLP has been recognized in the area of real estate litigation for it successful representation of financial institutions in a variety of complex real estate matters, while limiting cost and exposure. Knuckles Komosinski & Manfro represents institutional lenders and mortgage servicers in a variety of commercial …

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The Law Office of Richard I. Golio

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Harlem, NY

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Attention And Quality Service Directly From Your Westchester County Short Sale Attorney

Any real estate investment must be handled with extreme care and attention to detail. These transactions involve many legal technicalities and complicated contracts, which, if poorly managed, can result in legal disputes down the line. At The Law Office of Richard I. Golio, located in White Plains, we represent buyers, sellers and financial institutions in complex real …

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Residential Real Estate

Residential real estate transactions are regulated by state law and can involve a number of issues, such as easements, property lines, known and unknown faults with the home or the land. A home purchase is a contract between buyer and seller so other legal issues may be involved.

Do You Need a Residential Real Estate Lawyer?

Some states require a lawyer to be involved in the sale of a home. But even if your state does not have that requirement, it is still in your best interest to consult a Harlem residential real estate lawyer. The lawyer can review the sales contract and the deed to prevent a legal issue arising later.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

Lead Counsel Rated Attorneys

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