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Don’t Get Stuck When You and Your Store Tenant Get Sued Because the Tenant Doesn’t Make his Space Accessible to Disabled People

You own the building. Your lease might say that the store tenant has to pay for everything, including handicapped access. But the Americans with Disabilities Act makes both of you responsible and leaves it to the two of you to … Continue reading

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Wait a Minute? My Neighbor is Suing Me to Use My Yard?

He can’t do that, can he? Well, yes he can sometimes, although never permanently. But the good news is, he has to pay you and probably your lawyer too.

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Why Do I Have to Pay My Neighbor to be Able to Work on My Building?

Because he can’t stop you from setting up your scaffold on his property if that’s the only way to finish your job—and you are willing to pay him. It’s a trade-off. This is New York City, after all. Sometimes—in fact lots … Continue reading

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Do You Have Real Estate Problems?

Yes you do. If you own real estate in New York City, you have problems. Your boiler breaks down. Your basement gets flooded. Your contractor screws up. Your neighbor sues you. You and your commercial tenant get sued to provide … Continue reading

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