Christina DeIasi is a business and real estate lawyer based in Brooklyn, New York. (See http://www.deiasilaw.com.) Christina has more than a decade of experience representing major corporations and working at a start-up. She represents buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate, as well as real estate developers. She also offers transactional and litigation services to entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses.
Articles By Christina DeIasi
Limits on the confidentiality of listing brokers in New York State means home sellers can't expect brokers to hide material defects in the home or property from buyers.
New York law requires you to disclose known home defects to the buyer.
The customary role of attorneys in New York home purchases can create confusion about where the real estate agent's role ends and the attorneys' role begins.
The custom in New York state is for both sellers and buyers to be represented by their own attorneys -- find out how their role dovetails with that of the real estate agents.
Unique considerations when preparing to sign a contract to buy a unit within a co-op.
Unusual real estate offer and contracting procedures in the state of New York.
You may be able to claim damages from a New York seller who failed to disclose, or concealed, a home defect.