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Showing posts with label New York Real Estate Journal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label New York Real Estate Journal. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

NYREJ: Year in Review 2018: Andrew Lieb, Lieb at Law, P.C.

Friday, January 08, 2016

NYREJ - Q & A with Lieb, managing attorney at Lieb at Law

The New York Real Estate Journal recently interviewed Andrew Lieb, Esq on technology and legislative trends.

Read the full article here.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Real Estate Brokerage Law: Is AirBnB engaging in the unauthorized practice of real estate brokerage?

There has been a lot said about AirBnB these days. It's been called a disruptive technology (a compliment in the technology world) as a result of its leveraging the international sharing culture in real estate, by Gigaom, Fastcompany, and Techcrunch, among others. Yet, it has also been labeled as an illegal hotel site, which doesn't sufficiently warn its customers that their participation may be illegal as a violation of local transient laws. The latter appears to be the sentiments of New York State, as evidenced by the recent subpoena issued by the state's attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, seeking data on AirBnB's hosts. In response, AirBnB seems to be crafting a public relations campaign defending its business model by proposing that legislation be introduced at the state level requiring its users to pay taxes incident to their rentals. 

However, taxes and labels are neither here nor there. The real question is if AirBnB's business model is legal in the first instance, as their practice is quite similar to that of a licensed real estate brokerage in the state of New York, but without AirBnB having such licensing, according to the eAccessNY Occupational Licensing Management System......

See full published article by Andrew Lieb, Esq., MPH at the New York Real Estate Journal:

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Brokerage: End of corporate titles ushers in professionalism. Check out the NYREJ for featured article...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Commercial Space: Municipal use prohibitions prohibited

New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, ruled earlier this year that "zoning is concerned with the use of land, not with the identity of the user" in the case of Sunrise Check Cashing and Payroll Services, Inc. v. Town of Hempstead. 

What does this mean to commercial landlords and tenants? How should you, a real estate professional, be equipped to now navigate the commercial real estate industry?