Friday, October 30, 2015

Lieb at Law won Dan's Papers - Best Law Firm 2015

We are thrilled to announce that Lieb at Law is the platinum winner of Dan's Papers Best of the Best 2015 - Law Firm.

Thank you for all of the support!


Thursday, October 29, 2015

Upcoming Lieb School CE: Mortgage Mania in Melville

Mortgage Mania

Instructor: Andrew Lieb, Esq., MPH
Credits: 3.0 CE Hours
Price: Free
Location: Newsday Training Center (Melville)
It’s time to learn the secrets in order to qualify for a mortgage. This seminar will begin with the basics, discussing everything from the definition of a mortgage to types of mortgages. You will learn who the players are at the bank and how their respective roles impact your deal. We will discuss the differences between a prequalification and a commitment and how to close your deal smoothly under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. You will learn secrets that occur behind the scenes at the banks and how to navigate through issues with income, assets, credit scores, CO's, and open permits. This course will enable you to weed-out high-risk clients and to advise average credit score clients on structuring their applications to get approved. Let’s prevent mortgage contingency clauses from killing our deals.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Top 5 Home Inspection Issues in Real Estate

At or about the time of contract execution in a residential transaction, the condition of the heating, cooling, plumbing and electrical systems coupled with that of the structural components becomes the foremost issue in the transaction and such conditions, when negative, typically give rise to contentious negotiations for adjustments to the initially accepted purchase price. In such, the home inspection not only offers lay purchasers ammunition for offsets, but when mismanaged the inspection can kill the deal completely.

To save your deal while leveraging proper due diligence, it is important to understand these top five home inspection issues in residential real estate transactions.

Read the full article, written by Andrew Lieb, Esq. here.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Andrew Lieb, Esq. wins 2015 Rising Star Award by Super Lawyers

We are thrilled to announce that Andrew Lieb has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for the 2nd year in a row.

About Rising Stars:
The Rising Stars list is developed using a patented multiphase selection process:

  • To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.
  • No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Rising Stars.