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Robert Friedman

Robert Friedman’s Legal Guides

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  • 8 Mistakes NY Landlords Need To Avoid

    Know thy Tenant Screen potential tenants with a rental application and credit check. Always Use Written Leases An oral agreement isn't worth the paper it's printed on! A Picture is Worth a Thousand

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  • How to Comply with the New New Lead Paint Renovation Rules

    What types of renovations does the new rule apply to? The requirements apply to renovation, repair or painting activities including window replacement of residential buildings and child care facilit

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  • How to Save Your Home from Medicaid in New York

    Purchase Long Term Care Insurance Purchase a New York State Partnership Long Term Care Insurance policy which allows you to qualify for Medicaid after the coverage ends, regardless of the amount of a

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  • How New York Landlords Should Properly Handle Security Deposits

    Maintain a Separate Bank Account Landlords may not combine security deposit funds with their personal accounts. Combining or commingling of a security deposit with a landlord's personal funds is cons

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  • How to Use Your IRA for Real Estate Investments

    Reduction of taxable income Investments in IRAs benefit from tax-deferred profits or in some cases tax-free profits. Types of Real Estate Investments can be made in raw land, single family homes,

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  • Why Landlords Should Ban Smoking

    Most tenants want smoke-free apartments Only 20% of the adult population smokes Higher Rents Tenants are willing to pay higher rents for smoke-free apartments. Landlord's Liability Landlords can be

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  • New Mortgage “Due on Sale” Law

    Death of Joint Owner On the death of a joint owner with survivorship rights; Lease Granting of a lease of three years or less without an option to purchase; Relative To a relative resulting from the

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  • How to Defend a Mortgage Foreclosure

    Borrower's Rights Violations of the Act may give the borrower the right to: (1) rescind the loan; (2) recover or offset amounts already paid, including interest, finance charges and closing costs; an

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  • Free Legal Services and Advice in Buffalo, New York

    Client Advocacy Service A public interest legal advocacy center providing civil legal representation to mental health clients 18 years and older for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, Supp

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  • What is the Burial Rights Law in New York?

    Safekeeping Although you can state your wishes in your Will, the Will may not be read or opened until after the funeral services. The form for the appointment of an agent to make these decisions on y

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