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LOOKING FOR A CAR?

FTC Mobile-Friendly Videos Help Consumers Shop for Cars New or used, cars are big-ticket items. Four new 60-second videos from the Federal Trade Commission can help buyers shop with confidence. The ...
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LEFT GOES RIGHT?

On Social Ideology, the Left Catches Up to the Right by Jeffrey M. Jones Story Highlights 31% say they are socially liberal, 31% socially conservative This is the first time conservatives have not ...
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THOUGHTS ON USED CARS?

FTC Seeks Comments on Additional Proposed Changes to Used Car Rule Proposed Buyers Guide Requires Dealers to Disclose if They Have Vehicle History Reports The Federal Trade Commission is seeking ...
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BUGGIN' OUT

After 85-87 Pitt Street, LLC purchased a piece of property from 85-87 Pitt Street Realty Corp., the building reportedly suffered from a "bug infestation." When the purchaser later sued for "fraudulent ...
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SELLER WASN'T LIABLE FOR FLOODING

In Kasten v. Golden, Avi Kasten entered into a contract to buy an abandoned home from Howard Golden. The agreement provided the property was being sold "as is" and the purchaser was required to ...
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CO-OP WASN'T LIABLE FOR HIS COLLAPSE

In Koeppel v. 895 West End Avenue Coop. Corp, John Koeppel sued 895 West End Avenue Coop (895 WEA) to recover damages for alleged apartment related damage and efects. After the New York County Small ...
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WHEN TOXIC ISN'T TOXIC ENOUGH

In Dell Inc. v. GJF Construction, the rules of suretyship came to Dell's rescue in a convoluted case involving the recovery of unpaid rent. Trinity Centre LLC owns a structure bordering the World ...
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DESPITE "AS IS" CLAUSE, SELLER GETS HIT FOR FRAUD

If a contract of sale provides that a structure is being sold "as is," you'd think a seller would be insulated from suit should problems with the property later arise. Right? Well, if you ...
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DID SELLER CONCEAL EASEMENTS?

After signing a contract of sale for the purchase of a house in Thiells, New York, Ivette Matos refused to consummate the transaction and sought to be released from the deal (and have her $35,000 ...
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AS IS, SHMAZ IS: WATCH OUT FOR THE PCDS!

On March 1, 2002, the New York State Property Condition Disclosure Act became law. This statute requires a seller of a one- to four-family home to provide the buyer with a Property Condition ...
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