Based on 7 reviews
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I want to admit first: I was naive and stupid. Learned my lesson! I think I paid hefty price though. Got her name through my realtor(you shall NEVER do that). It is my first house purchase so you know why. I am buying a really old house. I like the style of the house but my inspector found a lot of issues. I was hoping to negotiate some money back for the extensive repair/replacement I am expecting to do in the very near future:very old windows, cracked roofing pieces, almost dead water heater/a/c unit, garage door repair/roof replacement etc. The attorney didn't make any real effort to help me negotiate. very slow response to my calls/concerns. In more than 1 occasion, it took more than 2 days to hear back from her.When I got the response of the sellers via my realtor, I called the attorney's office and they didn't even know the response had arrived! I closed on the house but I am not happy about the whole experience. Had I hired a decent lawyer, I believe I would have got AT LEAST $5000-7000 credit(those repairs are very expensive).
I see there are some positive reviews out there. Maybe she used to be more client focused. I can only speak for my own experience. I wouldn't recommend her to anybody.
Alison's office recently represented me in a real estate closing. I was very satisfied with the services provided by she and her staff. They seem to work long hours and weekends so even if I didn't get an immediate callback, it wasn't a major concern. She was a top notch pro.
I would not recommend this attorney to anyone. I hired this attorney for my real-estate needs. Whole process was very difficult. She never replies the emails. She was very laid back and never kept me informed about my case until I called her office or sent her numerous emails. She didn’t reply. Once I called her office, always said she is busy. The person take of her office business are not professional. It takes so long time to review the contract and get the response. Once something happened she does not even try to protect her clients. She was not even put any efforts to save clients deal with the seller. She did the little work and request for whole payment. Finally I had to cancel the deal with spending so much money in loan and other activities, her office done nothing to protect the clients. On overall, a very poor experience.
The services offered by this attorneys office is absolutely ridiculous, with no level of ethics of professionalism. I hired this attorney for my real-estate needs and explained to her well in advance that I will require hand holding as I am a first time home buyer. The attorney did nothing to offer her service and was very non-responsive and never came on the phone when called at her office. Also, she does nothing to fight for or protect her clients rather her office advises verbally that the seller will not do this or that. Please avoid this lawyer by all means as she is really goo for nothing. She was also very laid back and never kept me informed about my case until I called her office or sent her numerous emails through out the day. She also did not coordinate with my lender properly and failed to send documents required in a timely manner. Overall, a very poor experience.
Alison & Team were awesome. I had used her for two real estate deals. The first one did not go through due to a low appraisal. Alison & Team ensured that we got our initial deposit on time and without any hassles.
On our second deal, we were in need to fast track the whole deal to have the closing done under less than 30 days. Attorney's office worked very collaboratively with Lender and Realtor office to meet the dates. Both our Realtor and our Lender were full of praise for Attorney and her team.
I would not recommend this attorney to anyone. her office does not represent client et all, and she does not even try to protect her clients. Her office does not even read reports, clients need to review and provide them what to write, they just act as editors. Her office is very irresposive,and had a very recent bad expirience, the real estate agent office that I delt with also not recomending her to anyone based on our expirience. She was not even put any efforts to save cleints, even the seller created so much mesh with structural problems. Finally i had to backout from deal, with spending so much money in inspections and other activities, the seller markted his property while it is under contract with us, and her office done nothing to protect the client. The deal finally broke and i had to wait several weeks for my own depost.
Seems like a Good Attorney, I'm a realtor and just started using her recently for two transactions and all seemed to go smooth, it should have they were easy real estate transactions but none the less she did a good job.
The New York accent and attitude is a little rough around the edges at first but I guess you want that in an attorney who's on your side. All around pleasant to deal with.
I'd recommend and use again.