Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Fine Art of Buying Apartments in Smaller Buildings: a Lawyer’s Guide

Buying Apartments Smaller Buildings Residential Real Estate Lawyer

I was recently representing a buyer in a 6 unit coop in Park Slope. The building was self-managed, so I contacted a resident in the building who had been provided to us as a ‘due diligence’ contact. “Are there board minutes for us to review,” my paralegal naively asked. “Board minutes?” replied our contact curiously. …

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More Pretending to Be a Coop: Confessions of a Condominium

Condominium Residential Real Estate Lawyer

As we turn the corner toward Halloween, a time of year when people dress up and pretend to be someone else, let’s revisit the subject of condominium boards that like to pretend they are coop boards. Let’s take a minute to review. A coop typically has a right of approval of a purchase transaction. That …

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Vals Osborne

Jerry, you really are the biggest hit.

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Peter Overs Jr

Thanks again for being so nice and helpful. We will recommend your firm.

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Brad Malow

I wanted to thank you for the wonderful insight you provided for my most recent blog post. For some reason, it has already garnered the most hits the blog has seen! Over 500 hits in the past two days – which is a great number for the site, having started a few months ago. Thank …

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David Yontef

Thanks so much for helping with the closing last week. You were great.

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Mary and John Marzolla

We had our closing this afternoon and I just wanted to thank you for your help throughout this process. Everything went so smoothly from start to finish. As an attorney myself, I must comment on your attorney, Mr. Jerry Feeney and his staff. Mr. Feeney and his staff quickly responded to all of our questions …

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Jeff Gottesman

Jerry, thanks for your class this morning. I look forward to leveraging your expertise in many deals. I will also always be sure to have all of my sellers clearly exclude their shower curtains and chandeliers.

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Alexis Kim

Jerry, I had fun and enjoyed your class today at Douglas Elliman. It was very informative. Look forward to doing some business with you hopefully soon.

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Robert G. Josephs

Thanks everyone for your efforts, advice and guidance on this transaction. Gerri and I greatly appreciate your dedication, patience and professionalism in getting us to this point. Great job and congratulations.

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