Continuing Legal Education Seminar (CLE)

When: Wednesday, February 28th, 2024
Time: 11:00am-12:10pm via Webinar
Topic: Title Insurance Fact or Fiction
Join us as we take an in-depth look at what is and isn’t covered in a title policy. We will review policy coverages and the benefits of title insurance.

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Administrator Title Transfer Apparent Authority & Void ab Initio vs Voidable deeds

This week we wanted to draw your attention to a very interesting case out of the 2nd Department which, in the context of determining the validity of a mortgage foreclosure action, tackled complex issues related to the difference between a Deed “void ab initio” vs. a Deed that may have been “voidable” as well as the effect of “Apparent Authority” of an Administrator to transfer title. The relevant facts of, as well as a link to, the case are set forth below.

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Parking Structure Inpection

In our ongoing efforts to keep you updated on relevant legislation that may affect you and your clients, this week we wanted to remind you that, pursuant to Article 323 of Title 28 of the NYC Administrative Code and 1 RCNY §103-13 of the NYC Department of Buildings (“DOB”) Rules and Regulations, owners of parking structures in certain Community Districts in all five (5) boroughs are required to have a one-time initial observation of their parking structure performed by, or under the direct supervision of, a qualified parking structure inspector (“QPSI”) and report the findings to DOB no later than August 1, 2024.

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A case decided in Albany County reversing a lower court’s decision

This week we wanted to draw your attention to a case decided in Albany County that, in reversing a lower court’s decision, rejected a Plaintiff/Purchaser’s claims for relief based on theories of breach of contract, fraudulent inducement, unjust enrichment and quantum meruit which included an analysis of the Property Condition Disclosure Statement delivered by Seller in accordance with the Real Property Condition Disclosure Act (“RPDA” Article 14 – RPP 462). The relevant facts, as well as a link to the case, are set forth below.

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Property Condition Disclosure Statement ("PCDA")

This week we wanted to draw your attention to a case decided in Albany County that, in reversing a lower court’s decision, rejected a Plaintiff/Purchaser’s claims for relief based on theories of breach of contract, fraudulent inducement, unjust enrichment and quantum meruit which included an analysis of the Property Condition Disclosure Statement delivered by Seller in accordance with the Real Property Condition Disclosure Act (“RPDA” Article 14 – RPP 462). The relevant facts, as well as a link to the case, are set forth below.

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Local Law 97 (LL 97-2019) establishing Carbon emission limits for certain properties

This week we wanted to remind you that Local Law 97 (LL 97-2019) establishing Carbon emission limits for certain properties went into effect on January 1, 2024. The following types of properties are deemed “Covered Buildings”, and will be regulated by LL 97-2019:

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Expansion to New Jersey!

It’s not a rumor and you may have already heard, but as we start 2024, we are very excited to officially let you know that Home Abstract Corp. is now offering comprehensive title services in the State of New Jersey!

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Interesting case out of the 2nd Department

This week we wanted to bring to your attention an interesting case out of the 2nd Department which addressed the question whether an Estate could maintain an action against the decedent’s partners and a Notary Public who executed an obviously fraudulent deed on theories of liability including fraudulent concealment and unjust enrichment.  The relevant facts of, as well as a link to, the case are set forth below.

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Housing Preservation Development (HPD) Penalties

This week we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you that the NYC Department of Housing Preservation Development (HPD) has recently increased certain Civil penalties for various Violations.

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Fax: (718) 680-4668

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