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ON THE BRINK: DEVELOPER GOES BROKE AND LEAVES THE BUILDING INCOMPLETE AND THE UNIT OWNERS STRANDED

Our client, the unit owners of a condominium, were facing a serious problem – the unit owners were living in a condominium building in Manhattan whereby the Sponsor had ran out of money, failed to finish construction, raided the reserve fund account and left the operating account of the building without any monies to pay for the salary of its’ employees, oil to heat the building or monies to continue to operate the building for the coming week. Held & […]


A CLIENT’S DILEMMA: DEVELOPER NOT COMPLYING WITH THE TERMS OF A REAL ESTATE CONTRACT

Our client was facing a common problem among purchasers- purchaser entered into a contract of sale and the sponsor/developer was not complying with the terms of the contract. In this particular case, the purchaser entered into a contract of sale that provided the purchaser with the right to rescind a contract of sale if the sponsor/developer did not close on the first apartment in the condominium by a designated closing date. The developer did not close on the designated closing […]


SOLVING A CLIENT’S RECURRENT PROBLEM: COLLECTING REAL ESTATE BROKER COMMISSIONS

WE HELPED MAKE IT EASIER FOR OUR CLIENT TO COLLECT REAL ESTATE BROKER COMMISSIONS: Our client, Talk of the Town Realty Corp., one of Brooklyn’s largest real estate brokers, was facing a common problem among real estate brokers in NYC. Talk of the Town, would show a potential buyer a property for the very first time. After seeing the property, the buyer would go behind Talk of the Town’s back and negotiate directly with the seller to buy the subject […]


What To Do: Other Law Firms Won’t Take My Case

What to do when others will not represent me? Call Held & Hines, LLP Our client, was a college student, who was injured in a club sport activity at school. The student inquired a number of law firms to represent him in a suit against his school. Nearly every law firm rejected my case believing I assumed the risk by participating in the club sport. Held & Hines LLP appreciated what the student went thru, believed that the school should […]


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