Lease agreement laws on Long Island

What About Lease Agreements?

Landlord Advocacy: Legalities of the Residential Buy & Hold Business Model on Long Island. What about lease agreements? Should you even have a lease? I have debates with colleagues of mine over whether you should even have a lease. If you don’t have a CO, you’ve got a void lease, so it’s really immaterial. But… Continue Reading



Anti-Discrimation Laws Effecting Rental Properties on Long Island

Anti-Discrimination Laws Effecting Long Island Residential Rentals

Landlord Advocacy: Legalities of the Residential Buy & Hold Business Model on Long Island. Another question I often get is, do I need to be concerned about anti-discrimination laws? You absolutely do. There’s really not many exceptions to the anti-discrimination laws. Basically, the only exception is an owner occupied two family house. So the house… Continue Reading



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Applications & Background Checks

Landlord Advocacy: Legalities of the Residential Buy & Hold Business Model on Long Island. Applications and background checks. Should you do them? Absolutely. There’s a lot of reasons why you want to do them. Number one, you want to know who you’re dealing with. You want to identify who these people are that are going… Continue Reading



marketing your rental on long island

Marketing Your Rental

The following is a clip from a presentation that attorney, Jim Clark made to the East Coast Real Estate Investors Association (“ECREIA”) in March, 2019 entitled: “Landlord Advocacy: The Legalities of the Residential Buy & Hold Model on Long Island.” Mr. Clark will be leading a follow-up discussion on these topics, and specifically how they’ve… Continue Reading



How Do I Know It’s a Good Rental Property?

The following is a clip from a presentation that attorney, Jim Clark made to the East Coast Real Estate Investors Association (“ECREIA”) in March, 2019 entitled: “Landlord Advocacy: The Legalities of the Residential Buy & Hold Model on Long Island.” Mr. Clark will be leading a follow-up discussion on these topics, and specifically how they’ve… Continue Reading



Historical Perspective

The following is a clip from a presentation that attorney, Jim Clark made to the East Coast Real Estate Investors Association (“ECREIA”) in March, 2019 entitled: “Landlord Advocacy: The Legalities of the Residential Buy & Hold Model on Long Island.” Mr. Clark will be leading a follow-up discussion on these topics, and specifically how they’ve… Continue Reading



The Landlord Mindset

The following is a clip from a presentation that attorney, Jim Clark made to the East Coast Real Estate Investors Association (“ECREIA”) in March, 2019 entitled: “Landlord Advocacy: The Legalities of the Residential Buy & Hold Model on Long Island.” Mr. Clark will be leading a follow-up discussion on these topics, and specifically how they’ve… Continue Reading



The Making of a Landlord Attorney

The following is a clip from a presentation that attorney, Jim Clark made to the East Coast Real Estate Investors Association (“ECREIA”) in March, 2019 entitled: “Landlord Advocacy: The Legalities of the Residential Buy & Hold Model on Long Island.” Mr. Clark will be leading a follow-up discussion on these topics, and specifically how they’ve… Continue Reading



What to do When the Tenant Doesn’t Pay

The following is a clip from a presentation that attorney, Jim Clark made to the East Coast Real Estate Investors Association (“ECREIA”) in March, 2019 entitled: “Landlord Advocacy: The Legalities of the Residential Buy & Hold Model on Long Island.” Mr. Clark will be leading a follow-up discussion on these topics, and specifically how they’ve… Continue Reading



How to Hold Title to a Residential Rental Property

The following is a clip from a presentation that attorney, Jim Clark made to the East Coast Real Estate Investors Association (“ECREIA”) in March, 2019 entitled: “Landlord Advocacy: The Legalities of the Residential Buy & Hold Model on Long Island.” Mr. Clark will be leading a follow-up discussion on these topics, and specifically how they’ve… Continue Reading