Feb 2

Rental Brokers in NYC and the commoditization of Real Estate

Last week, New York State regulators issued "guidance" that essentially forbids rental brokers in NYC from charging tenants a commission for their services. While people are screaming bloody murder, they should also realize that, like almost every other fact of their lives, real estate has now become fully commoditized, and...

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Aug 8

Daniel Gershburg meets the Bamberger Group

I recently spoke with Murray Hill’s real estate brokerage, The Bamberger Group, to discuss the challenges facing first time buyers...

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Aug 8

New Construction costs (in Gowanus and elsewhere)

Mukul Lalchandani is a great broker in New York City who often works with new construction condos. He and I...

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Jan 1

5 Reasons Not to Buy a House in New York City

Over the past 10 years, I've had occasion to represent both buyers, sellers, lenders, and developers in the purchase and...

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Nov 11

Small Business Law for New York City Business

In this podcast, we discuss Small business law for New York City Business.     I wanted to touch upon...

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Nov 11

Bankruptcy and Cancer

My father died on the 7th floor of Weill Cornell Medical Center, one of the finest medical institutions in the...

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Oct 10

What is Title Insurance and do I need it in New York

When I represent clients in the purchase of a condo or home in New York, they always ask me what...

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