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BLOG | Counsels’ Corner In the Middle of Tenant-on-Tenant Harassment

By: Kenneth J. Finger, Esq., Dorothy M. Finger, Esq., Carl L. Finger, Esq., and Daniel S. Finger, Esq. (WHITE PLAINS) One of the many difficult situations facing landlords, cooperatives, and condominiums occurs when residents don’t get along and, even worse, find themselves at odds. This can be […]

BLOG | Co-op and Condo Corner: Today is a Good Day to Join the CCAC!

By: Jane Curtis Chair, The Cooperative and Condominium Advisory Council (CCAC) (MOUNT VERNON) Serving on a co-op or condo board can be both a rewarding and a daunting experience. Members of the Board of Directors of a co-op or condo are volunteers who typically do not earn our […]

NY State Rent Law Revisions Slams Landlords

The following is an analysis of the main provisions of the HSTPA  by attorneys with Finger and Finger, A Professional Corporation. Finger and Finger, is Chief Counsel to The Builders Institute (BI)/Building and Realty Institute (BRI)   1. A significant change is the fact that […]

Builder Confidence “Holds Firm” According to NAHB Report

Current Market Conditions Component rose two points from the previous quarter to 55 according to a recent NAHB report. ❖ Major Additions and Alterations increased four points to 53;  ❖ Minor Additions and Alterations and the Home Maintenance and Repair  Components both held steady at […]

Supply-Side Headwinds Limiting Single Family Gains in 2019

While speaking at the NAHB Home Show in Las Vegas, Chief Economist Robert Dietz stressed that a chronic lack of construction workers, shortage of buildable lots, onerous regulations, tariffs on lumber and other key building materials as well as a slow growth in acquisition, development and […]

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