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Showing posts with label Behind the Hedges. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Behind the Hedges. Show all posts

Monday, June 29, 2020

Legally Speaking: Legal Issues Folks are Facing in Buying/Selling/Renting this Summer

Everyone is in the Hamptons this summer. Tenants fled here in March. They are staying even after they were supposed to go back to the city at the end of their lease terms. Unfortunately, tenants have unilaterally elected to illegally holdover in their former rentals because it's not just more beautiful here, it's safer. This has caused major problems for buyers, sellers, and legitimate tenants alike.

Andrew Lieb shares many legal issues people are facing this summer in Dan's Papers. Click HERE to read the full article.

Thursday, January 02, 2020


Tuesday, September 05, 2017

These are the 5 Steps to Respond to a Lawsuit

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Top Reasons to Be Thankful For East End Real Estate Brokers

The best listing agents sell property based on substance. Before even marketing the property, these agents understand that they are brokering a specific property that requires a tailored approach. 

From Due Diligence, Negotiations and Fair Housing, top Real Estate Agents continue to impress us. Learn what they do to lead the industry. 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

10 Secrets to a Perfect Summer Rental

Summer rentals got off to a great start this year, yet there are still people looking to secure that ideal getaway, and there are still East End homeowners who could quickly become landlords for the season. In each issue of Behind the Hedges, I offer insights and information about the legal side of Hamptons real estate. Here’s one that is particularly valuable and bears re-sharing this time of year, when we need to remember: with every great summer rental comes great responsibility. The secret to success for both landlords and tenants is to set clear expectations before the rental period gets underway. If either party has false expectations, the summer can end with anger, arguing and possibly court. Before renting, discuss these topics and then have an attorney draft a lease accordingly.

Read the full article by Andrew Lieb, Esq. in Behind The Hedges.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Does Your Broker Really Work For You?

Both buyers and sellers need to know what side a real estate salesperson is on in a transaction and also what duties they can expect from their real estate brokerage and salesperson while being represented.

Full article in Behind The Hedges, written by Andrew Lieb, Esq. here

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Relative Matters: Thinking of Letting a Family Member Stay at Your Hamptons Estate?

If you are counting on rental income, you cannot let a relative stay at your place, even for the weekend.

Read Andrew Lieb's latest article in Behind The Hedges to find out why.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

10 Secrets to Dealing with Neighborly Disputes

These are the top 10 legal issues that you may face with your neighbor and how they will be resolved, in court, according to the law. Perhaps, this article will show you that a private, non-legal, neighborly, agreed-upon resolution is a better option for your predicament than turning to the courts. Then again, perhaps not.

Read the published article written by Andrew Lieb, Esq. in Dan's Papers by clicking here.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Andrew Lieb writes in Dan's Papers New Magazine Behind The Hedges - 6/27 Issue "10 Secrets To a Smooth Hamptons Real Estate Purchase"

Check out Andrew Lieb's latest article featured in Dan's Papers Behind the Hedges Magazine, 10 Secrets To A Smooth Hamptons Real Estate Purchase.

In this article Andrew navigates the legal and otherwise logistical waters of buying a home on the East End. 

Topics discussed include:
  • Affordability
  • Bonus Rights
  • Credit
  • Broker
  • Pre-Approval
  • Title Report
  • Survey
  • Rental Option
  • Date for Possession
  • Certificate of Occupancy
The magazine is out so you can pick up a copy all over the east end and Manhattan. 

Here is a link to the digital copy.