Real Estate

Real estate comes with a lengthy list of potential issues. Whether residential or commercial, purchase or sale or lease, new construction or renovation, real estate deals can generate legal problems. Having an experienced real estate attorney on board can help make processes considerably easier and less costly.

Residential Real Estate Closings

We prepare and negotiate contracts, review the transactions documents, communicate with the other party’s attorney, and help resolve issues at closing.

Our residential closing services will save you money and time. It will reduce your stress level, and most importantly, protect your interests.

Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Real Estate Negotiations

Commercial leases can involve sizable dollars, lengthy terms, and major obligations. We have experience representing both lessors and lessees, and our team can advise and assist on negotiating important lease terms like security deposit, property improvements, subletting and assignment, lease renewals, and allocation of taxes, insurance, and maintenance costs.

Real Estate Disputes

We can help with: lease issues, ownership disputes, contract breaches, partition proceedings, easements and rights of way, and property line disagreements.

We can also assist you with your questions about the purchase or sale of commercial property.

Landlord-Tenant Issues

The landlord-tenant relationship can be complex and sometimes problematic. We can offer support with the following legal issues:

  • Tenancy terminations and evictions

  • Lease renewal

  • Lease violations

  • Security deposit disputes

  • Rent control

  • Rent stabilization

  • Rent withholding

Whether landlord or tenant, commercial or residential, we have the expertise and experience to assess your situation, recommend affordable solutions, and execute our agreed-upon action plan.

Please see our Landlord & Tenant Law page to learn more about how we can assist you. 

Tax Assessment Challenges

If you think your property has been over-valued by the assessor, we can assist with evaluation, documentation, and representation at a hearing before the  tax assessor board. Assessment challenges can result in significant tax refunds and more accurate subsequent assessments.


We Can Help

Our knowledgeable attorneys serve clients in the areas surrounding our New York offices in White Plains, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Suffolk County, our New Jersey offices in Union City and North Brunswick, and our Connecticut office in Bridgeport.

To speak with an experienced real estate attorney call 1-800-LA-FIRMA (1-800-523-4762) or book your appointment now.