Buying property is more than just buying a home. Let your interests be heard every step of the way.

Residential Real Estate

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If you live in New York City, you already know that buying and selling residential property in Manhattan can be challenging for everyone involved. Getting from due diligence to the closing process can be exhausting. Allow our team to guide you through the process from start to closing.

The Manhattan real estate law firm of Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP will put your interests first and make sure that your transaction goes as smoothly as possible. Our talented attorneys assist clients every step of the way, ensuring that all our real estate transactions are stress-free and with no surprises. Contact us for a free consultation to learn more about how our legal team can help with your real estate transaction. Our Manhattan real estate lawyers are always available to answer your questions.


At Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP, we are your resource for real estate in Manhattan. Our attorneys have decades of experience working in the New York real estate market. We have helped clients with all types of residential transactions, from studio apartments to multi-family units. With a deep knowledge of the New York real estate market, we are here to deliver smart solutions that will work for you.

A lawyer at CPL is an expert on any questions you may have and will carefully review any documents needed in a real estate transaction to ensure a smooth transaction. Consulting a real estate lawyer early can protect your property from legal issues down the line. Contact us now for a free consultation.

What Does a Real Estate Attorney Do?

Real estate attorneys ensure your interests are represented at every step of the property transfer process. They are experts in preparing or reviewing documents, doing title searches, and resolving any complications that may arise from property transfer. Real Estate Attorneys also represent you in closings so you can get the keys to your new home faster.

Lawyers at Chaves Perlowitz Luftig also provide:

  • Risk identification
  • Scam & fraud identification
  • Specific contract development
  • Expert negotiation skills
  • Landlord-tenant assistance


Banking and lending are critical parts of any residential real estate transaction. In fact, these can be the most confusing and challenging pieces of the puzzle. Our real estate attorneys in Manhattan can help you understand how banking and lending fit with your transaction. We can also guide you through the process to move your transaction forward.

At Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP, we know residential real estate transactions require careful financial planning at every step. When you need assistance with any banking or lending matter in your real estate transaction, we can help. Our attorneys have handled all banking and lending aspects related to Manhattan’s residential real estate.

Benefits of a Real Estate Lawyer from Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP:

  • Always Available – For every big and small question
  • In-depth knowledge of NYC’s real estate markets
  • Experts in court – should issues arise
  • Diverse backgrounds of lawyers


Manhattan is a dynamic and ever-changing real estate market, but our attorneys keep a finger on the pulse of New York City.

Whether you need support for a studio apartment to a large multi-family unit, our Manhattan real estate attorneys have the resources, connections, and foresight to help. We have experience representing a wide range of clients, and we bring years of legal knowledge to every residential transaction.


If you are pursuing a residential real estate transaction in Manhattan, contact Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP today. Our knowledgeable NY real estate lawyers have decades of experience with residential transactions throughout New York, and we are ready to help you. Whether it be your first home or a large residential unit, we have the experience, knowledge, resources, and connections to move your transaction forward.

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