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MY TWO SONS

Before Nicholas B. died, the deed to his home was transferred to a trust, which named his caregiver, Krystyna, as beneficiary. Nicholas’s sons—Michael and William—later sued, ...
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CITY APPROVES SALE OF 8.5 ACRES

Planning Commission Approves Sale of 8.5 Acres for New Commercial Commons Rendering of proposed building to be built on Teleport Drive, Staten Island. Image Credit: Nicotra Group LLC. Approval will ...
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WHO MISCLASSIFIED STATEN ISLAND?

Comptroller Audit Reveals that DOF Misclassified Staten Island Properties NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer. Image credit: Office of the New York City Comptroller Comptroller’s audit finds that the ...
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MAKING THE RICH PAY

Lucas - Earlier this week I made a trip to Albany to talk with the New York State Legislature about the state budget. While I was there, I advocated strongly for a "mansion tax" on the sale ...
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$8.5 MILLION PENALTY FOR NEGLECTING LANDMARK

Judge Orders $8.55 M Penalty for Neglected Landmark Property; Urges Parties to Find Alternative Resolutions 509 Seguine Avenue, Staten Island. Image Credit: Google Maps. Court ordered owners to secure ...
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CITYLAND'S TOP 10 OF 2016

CityLand’s Top Ten Stories of 2016 Welcome to CityLand ‘s fifth annual top ten stories of the year! We have selected a range of our most popular and prominent stories, and guest ...
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HARRIET TAUBMAN'S MOVING FORWARD

AFTER YEARS OF WORK, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES HARRIET TUBMAN NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK LAND AGREEMENT IS COMPLETED & READY FOR FINAL SIGNATURE Schumer Hails New National Park Service Unit Celebrating An ...
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CSX NEEDS TO COME TO THE TABLE

SCHUMER DEMANDS CSX STOP THROWING UP ROADBLOCKS AND TRANSFER KEY PARCEL TO CITY OF HUDSON; HUDSON WILL USE LAND TO LAUNCH THEIR LARGEST REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT THAT COULD TRANSFORM HUDSON’S ...
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TIME TO STOP TIME-SHARE FRAUDSTER

FTC Action Halts Timeshare Resale Scheme Consumers lured into paying in advance to sell or rent their property The Federal Trade Commission has charged the operators of a timeshare reselling scheme ...
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OVERSEEING BSA

City Council to Consider New Oversight Controls on BSA Council Member Ben Kallos. Image Credit: William Alatriste for the City Council. Ten bills will be aired for public opinion to place restrictions ...
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NO LONGER RUBBER-STAMPING PROJECTS

City Council no Longer a Rubber Stamp on Zoning Proposals Panel of City Officials and industry leaders discussed NYC zoning and recent developments like Mandatory Inclusionary Housing and Zoning for ...
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ON REMOVING DEED RESTRICTIONS

City’s Failure to Preserve Deed Restrictions on the Rivington House Explored [City Council Passes Tougher Oversight] The Rivington House. Image credit: edenpictures/Flickr UPDATE: On December 6, ...
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LOOKING @ CITY-OWNED & LEASED PROPERTIES

City-Owned and Leased Property Database Launched The Municipal Art Society launches a dynamic database for searching city-owned and leased property. On November 21, 2016, the Municipal Art Society of ...
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SOLD PROPERTIES THAT WEREN'T FOR SALE

DA VANCE: PHONY REAL ESTATE AGENT SENTENCED TO 3-TO-6 YEARS IN PRISON FOR STEALING $250,000 IN DOWN PAYMENTS THROUGH HARLEM PROPERTY SCAM Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., recently ...
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LOOKING @ LAMBERT HOUSES

Zoning Subcommittee Criticizes Administration’s Lack of Planning at Lambert Houses Lambert Houses. Image Credit: Google Maps. Three City Council members scolded HPD for the agency’s ...
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CAUSED A BANK TO FAIL

Chief Executive Officer of Pharmaceutical Company Charged in $100 Million Fraud Scheme Scheme Caused the Collapse and Failure of One of Puerto Rico’s Largest Banks The former chairman and CEO of ...
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MILLIONS THROWN @ ZOMBIES

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Nearly $13 Million In Awards For Cities To Combat Vacant And Zombie Homes The Zombie Remediation And Prevention Initiative Provides Nearly $13 Million To 76 Towns, Cities ...
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CLOSING TIME?

Tenants Reginald and Maria B. had a right to purchase the house in which they lived for $2,500,000. But after their lease expired the landlord’s trustee – Melissa K. – agreed to sell ...
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WHY IS ORANGE COUNTY PLAYING GAMES?

Marriott Time-Share Owners Rebut County Bid To Avoid Suit By Nathan Hale Law360, Miami (October 24, 2016, 10:33 PM EDT) -- Time-share purchasers who accuse Marriott and First American Title Insurance ...
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LOOKING INTO RIVINGTON HOUSE SALE

City’s Failure to Preserve Deed Restrictions on the Rivington House Explored at City Council The Rivington House. Image credit: edenpictures/Flickr City Council questioned the First Deputy ...
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REPURPOSING RIVINGTON HOUSE

City to Build Senior Affordable Housing, Health Care Facility on Lower East Side Multipurpose building set to replace shuttered Rivington House will provide more than 100 seniors in a mixed-use ...
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LOWER MANHATTAN IS HOT!

DiNapoli Releases Lower Manhattan Economic Snapshot Downtown Economy in Transformation, 15 Years After the 9/11 Attacks The terror attacks on September 11, 2001 killed 2,753 people in Lower Manhattan, ...
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LIKING THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

Image of Real Estate Industry Continues to Improve by Jim Norman Story Highlights 44% view real estate industry positively, 21% negatively Net positive of +23 points is above 25-industry average ...
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HE EXPLOITED DEED RESTRICTION PROCESS

COMPTROLLER STRINGER RELEASES INVESTIGATIVE REPORT ON REMOVAL OF DEED RESTRICTIONS AT RIVINGTON HOUSE City missed crucial opportunities to stop the removal of deed restrictions that led to a $116 ...
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DEED RESTRICTION REFORMS

Manhattan Borough President Brewer and Council Member Chin Push for Legislative Deed Restriction Reforms Manhattan Borough President Brewer, Public Advocate James, and Council Members Chin and Kallos ...
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