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Holding Title Does Not Come with a Championship Belt

By Dan Wade, Esq. of Ianniello Anderson, P.C.  ©2019 Congratulations! Your offer has been accepted and you’ve managed to successfully navigate the various contract contingencies to arrive at the closing date.  You sit down at the closing table and your attorney asks you, “How would you like to hold title?”  I can assure you, “As… Read more »

Is Title Insurance A Four-Letter Word?

By Dan Wade, Esq. of Ianniello Anderson, P.C.  ©2019 We’re all familiar with auto insurance, health insurance and homeowner’s insurance, but what do you know about title insurance?  Do you know if you’re covered? Owning a home is likely the biggest investment you’re ever going to make. And like most homeowners, the “American Dream” comes… Read more »

Condominium Law Questions

A condominium, or condo, is a form of housing where part of the real estate is individually owned, while use of and access to common facilities (e.g., hallways, elevators, mechanicals, lawns) is owned and controlled by the association of owners. Laws regarding condominium lawsuits, boards of directors, and assessments, may vary from state to state…. Read more »

Common Title Defects in New York Real Estate

Common Title Defects in New York Real Estate A title defect can be a serious impediment to real estate transfers. The existence of a title defect means the property could be owned or otherwise encumbered by another person. Therefore, the seller, lender, auctioneer or transferor with a defective title to property actually doesn’t have a… Read more »