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- What are RESPA Violations?
Consumers and buyers of real estate are protected by the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. When mortgage lenders, various servicers and brokers are involved in a deal, they must ensure certain disclosures are explained to these buyers about costs involved in purchasing the real estate.
- Real Estate Litigation and Construction Disputes
There are several types of litigation possible involving real estate deals. It is when there are construction disputes that these matters become more complicated.
- Trademark Protection for Architectural Works & Other Designs
Trademarks can play a vital role in protecting architectural features in buildings, including the design of nonfunctional exterior and interior features, and the layout of a store or business. Trademark law may also be used to protect an architect’s “signature” style in the design of a building, though in narrow circumstances.
- Copyright Protection for Architectural Works & Other Designs
What Does Copyright Protect? Copyright law protects original works that are fixed in a “tangible medium of expression.”
- How a Real Estate Lawyer Helps with the Due Diligence Process
Real estate deals are often fraught with difficulty due to the purchasing, selling, clients and outside factors. When the home is in need of repairs, additional factors come into play.
- What Is a Partition Action and How Does a Real Estate Lawyer Help?
Partition actions often come about because the property or land that has been purchased has more than one person’s interest. This could be a loved one or someone that has a financial interest.
- When Do I Need a Real Estate Lawyer?
A real estate lawyer performs many important functions. Knowing when you may need the assistance of a real estate lawyer may help you avoid potential problems.
- Common Mistakes in New York Mechanic's Liens
Contractors and suppliers file liens in New York because they didn't get paid. But because liens are statutory creatures, sometimes the most minute detail can void the lien and prevent the contractor or supplier from getting paid.
- The Right License: Performing Home Improvement Work in Suffolk County,NY
Most contractors know, or should know, that if they are performing "home improvement" work within Suffolk County then they must have a home improvement contractor's license issued by the Suffolk County Department of Consumer Affairs. However, what few contractors realize is that three towns within Suffolk County have their own home improvement licensing process and requirements.
- Removing the Mystery from Bonding a Mechanic's Lien
When a mechanic's lien is filed in New York the fastest way to remove it is to file a discharge bond. Discharge bonds are often misunderstood and this article removes the mystery.