Buying and selling real estate is simple…isn’t it?

Buying or selling a house, coop or condominium in or around New York can be one of the largest and most significant financial transactions of a lifetime. Although a real estate closing itself may seem simple, what takes place before and sometimes even during the closing can be complicated and stressful. It’s crucial to have expert New York real estate lawyers like Carol L. Buell and Anthony M. Lise to help you make the right decisions and deal with any problems that may arise swiftly and professionally, before they turn into crises or deal-breakers.

Carol L. Buell and Anthony M. Lise have over 35 years combined experience helping clients navigate the purchase and sale of residential real estate. Carol L. Buell Law & Mediation, PLLC provides you with solid legal counsel and when other qualified real estate professionals are needed, will make referrals to real estate brokers, appraisers, mortgage lenders and inspectors to make sure that your deal is handled as diligently, swiftly and smoothly as possible.


Buying a coop or condo

In addition to assisting our clients in purchasing or selling a home, real estate lawyer Anthony M. Lise will also walk you through the intricate process of buying a coop or condo. We perform due diligence to determine whether investing in a particular apartment building is a good business decision. We review the governing documents, offering plan, corporate minutes and financial statements, and interview the managing agents for quality of life concerns. Anthony or Carol attends all closings to ensure that even last minute problems are taken care of in the best possible way.


Protection for Unmarried Couples

As real estate lawyers with expertise in non-traditional family law, we also help couples who aren’t married make informed decisions with respect to Real Estate transactions. We offer legal advice to clients with respect to their property interests or makes referrals to other attorneys if there is a conflict.

Other decisions that come into play for Unmarried couples are questions as to how to hold title, how the property will pass on to your loved ones upon your death, how to structure ownership, ensure inheritance rights of the surviving partner if the legal owner passes away, how the home’s value will be determined and what will happen to the property in case of a break-up.

For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact Carol L. Buell Law & Mediation, PLLC by phone at 212-967-5710 or by using our contact form.