Entries tagged: real estate

Tenant Liability in Commercial Leases

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: August 23rd, 2013

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This article will address two recent appellate court rulings involving commercial leases and the tenant’s liability for certain damages incurred […]

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Derivative Claims in Landlord/Tenant Court

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: June 24th, 2013

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In a case of apparent first impression in New York, in Gorbrook Associates Inc., and Norman Fishman, derivatively on behalf […]

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Death of a Tenant

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: April 10th, 2013

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Suppose you are a landlord and lease space, commercial or residential, to an individual tenant. Tenant timely pays rent for […]

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Negotiating Strategies for Buying a Home (Part 2)

By: Joe Campolo, Esq.

Posted: March 9th, 2013

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Negotiating Strategies for Buying a Home (Part 1) was published last month. It covered tips for buying, strategies and negotiating. […]

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Split Decision – Nonpayment Proceedings Against Month-to-Month Tenants

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: February 10th, 2013

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In 1400 Broadway Associates v. Henry Lee and Co. of NY, Inc.,1 the parties’ commercial lease expired January 31, 1990 […]

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Negotiating Strategies for Buying a Home (Part 1)

By: Joe Campolo, Esq.

Posted: February 9th, 2013

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  Negotiation strategy is different from negotiation style. From pit bull to diplomat, each of us has a personal style. […]

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Landlord/Tenant Issues: Recent Appellate Cases

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: December 10th, 2012

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Two appellate courts recently rendered decisions discussing landlord/tenant issues. The decisions, while breaking no new ground, do point out what […]

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Landlord/Tenant Issues: Recent New York Cases

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: October 24th, 2012

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There have been numerous recent decisions by appellate and trial courts involving landlord/tenant disputes covering a wide variety of issues. […]

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Yellowstone Injunctions… Pitfalls and Perils

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: September 10th, 2012

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Public policy in New York seeks to avoid forfeiture of leases.1 What is commonly referred to as a Yellowstone injunction […]

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Amendment to Conform to Proof; Sufficiency of Rent Demand and Proof of Damage

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: June 10th, 2012

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As summer winds down, I thought the best way to ease into autumn would be to examine certain jurisdictional and […]

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