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COVID-19 in New York City: The Issue of Unpaid Rent

July 2, 2020 | Landlord-Tenant

As New York City begins to open after months of shut down, landlords are hopeful about collecting unpaid rents that have accumulated due to COVID-19’s impact on tenants. Under Executive Order 202.28, landlords are...

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How Landlords Will Safely Re-Open?

July 2, 2020 | Landlord-Tenant

New York City landlords are taking drastic measures to safely re-open their buildings in phases. Most buildings in New York City are following CDC and State guidelines. Phase one, which started a few weeks...

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Will Office Buildings Be the Same After Covid-19?

July 2, 2020 | Real Estate

After nearly the entire American workforce was forced to work from their homes for a number of months, many companies now realize that work productivity can be maintained out of an office. As New...

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How Did the First Week of Phase 2 Impact the Real Estate Market?

July 2, 2020 | Real Estate

On June 22, 2020, New York City entered Phase 2 of the Covid-19 reopening plan. Phase 2 addressed residential property showings. Under Phase 2, showings are allowed in unoccupied or vacant properties. All individuals...

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Navigating Landlord-Tenant Law in a COVID-19 World

July 2, 2020 | Landlord-Tenant

DOWNLOAD POWERPOINT PRESENTATION HERE Regulatory Changes NYS has issued a moratorium on all eviction proceedings through August 20th. NYC Housing Court is only accepting “essential applications” such as landlord lockouts, serious housing code violations,...

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Landlord/Tenant Law FAQ Sheet

July 2, 2020 | Landlord-Tenant

DOWNLOAD POWERPOINT PRESENTATION HERE Can a tenant be evicted if there is pending eviction date? No, the State placed a moratorium on all evictions through August 20th. This applies to both residential and commercial...

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How to Navigate Closings, Deals in Contract and New Deals in the COVID-19 World

July 2, 2020 | Real Estate

DOWNLOAD POWERPOINT PRESENTATION HERE General Guidance to Agents Use this time as an opportunity to reach out to your existing and past clients to say hello, ask how they are, provide support, and educate...

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Estate Taxes Impact on Family Businesses and Heirs

July 2, 2020 | Real Estate

For taxpayers concerned about how estate taxes will impact their family businesses and heirs it may be the perfect time to plan your estate. The majority of popular business succession/wealth transfer strategies thrive in...

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Future Changes to the Federal Gift and Estate Tax Laws Loom Large in Anticipation of 2020 Elections

July 1, 2020 | Newsletter

By Ashley Zenobio, J.D. Many taxpayers are waiting to learn the outcome of the 2020 election and are eager to see how those results will impact federal gift and estate tax laws going forward....

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Ripple Effects of the 2019 Rent Laws Continue to be Felt.

July 1, 2020 | Newsletter

By David Goldfischer, Esq. Landlord/Tenant Rent Regulation Group Practice Lead In June of 2019, when the State Senate introduced the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (the “Act”), the majority of the public focused...

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