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TIME TO KIBOSH MARRIOTT'S TIMESHARE SCAM

Suit filed against Marriott alleges illegal timeshare scheme, seeks class action Suit relates to timeshares in 44 cities in 11 states including Florida May 20, 2016 By Ina Cordle Crystal Shores in ...
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STOLE FIVE BUILDINGS?

DA VANCE, NYC FINANCE COMMISSIONER JIHA ANNOUNCE INDICTMENT OF JOHN KOJO ZI FOR STEALING TITLES OF FIVE MANHATTAN PROPERTIES THROUGH FRAUDULENT DEED TRANSFERS Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. ...
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PRESTIGIACOMO'S PRESTIGIDITATION

In a fight over an easement, Andrew Prestigiacomo filed suit against June N. Ames (and others) to "quiet title"--to determine the parties' rights and interests. After the Ontario County ...
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MARRIOTT RESORTS' TIMESHARE TROUBLES

Judge Denies Marriott Resorts' Motion To Dismiss Class Action On Behalf of Florida Timeshare Owners A federal judge on Tuesday denied a motion to dismiss a consumer class action lawsuit which ...
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NOW THIS IS TRANSFERRING TITLE

USS Intrepid Aircraft Carrier at Enterprise Title Transfer USS Intrepid aircraft carrier which is home to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is seen in the late afternoon on Sunday, Dec. 11, ...
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TALK ABOUT AN ENCUMBRANCE!

Former Title and Escrow Agent Indicted for Mortgage Fraud Case Involves More Than $1.8 Million in Loans Ronald Johannes Sneijder, 48, a former owner of a title and escrow company based in the District ...
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GOODBYE, MEL. YOU WERE A REAL MENSCH.

Mel Mitzner was in a terrible car accident this afternoon and it is with the utmost sadness that I advise you of his passing. In addition to his incredible knowledge of law and real estate, he was a ...
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COMING UP WITH A TITLE

Peter and Mary Kornman contracted to buy a half acre of waterfront property from Stenda Realty LLC and tendered a $243,250 down payment. And, before that agreement was signed, Stenda sent the ...
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MARK ISRAEL'S GOT CLASS

Got this e-mail from Marc Israel, Executive Vice President of Kensington Vanguard National Land Services: I would like to invite you to attend my CLE classes, listed below, which are taking place in ...
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LOOKING FOR SOME FREE CLEs?

Our friend, Marc Israel, is inviting real-estate attorneys to attend a series of free CLE classes which his company -- Kensington Vangaurd National Land Services -- is sponsoring in the Manhattan ...
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WHOSE HOUSE IS IT?

In Marino v. Termini, Joseph Marino was one of three owners-of-record of a piece of property when the partnership split up in June of 2000, and a court directed the property be sold and the net ...
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NO REFORMING THIS

In Romanoff v. Village of Scarsdale, Tanya Romanoff's property abutted Bansom Road, which had been dedicated to the Village of Scarsdale by a private developer. A 27-foot portion of that road was ...
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AGENT DIDN'T HAVE POWER

In Wilder v. Tomaino, an 86-year-old woman filed suit to "cancel a deed and recover title" to a home in which she had lived for 58 years. Janet Tomaino, acting with general power of attorney, conveyed ...
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PROPERTY-LINE SETTLEMENT ENFORCED

In Eastman v. Steinhoff, John Eastman sued his neighbors -- the Steinhoffs -- over a boundary-line dispute. Back in 2005, within the context of litigation, the parties agreed that the Steinhoffs would ...
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ENVIRONMENTAL DUE DILGENCE

On Thursday, April 10, 2008, at 8:30 AM, our friends over at American Land are sponsoring a free 3 credit CLE entitled: ENVIRONMENTAL DUE DILIGENCE Here's the event flyer:
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AN UNCONSTRUCTIVE TRUST

In De Laurentis v. De Laurentis, Jeanne De Laurentis claimed a "constructive trust" -- that she was the co-owner of certain real property that was held in the name of her brother, Vito De Laurentis, ...
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WIFE GETS TO KEEP $3.4 MILLION

Prior to their marriage, Irwin and Alicia Selinger entered into a prenuptial agreement which waived any rights either party had to the other party's separate property, which included "'gifts of land ...
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TACKING ADVERSE POSSESSION

The Governor's recent veto notwithstanding, it's still completely legal in the State of New York to take another's real estate, without paying for the privilege, as long as certain criteria are ...
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VETO MEMO CALLS PROPOSED LAW "RADICAL"

Yes, folks, the adverse possession saga continues. Yesterday, we reported that Governor Spitzer rejected the Legislature's attempt to amend the law of adverse possession. In a " Veto Message - ...
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SPITZER VETOES ADVERSE POSSESSION BILL

NEWSFLASH! On August 28, 2007, Governor Spitzer vetoed the adverse possession bill that had been the subject of our recent blog posts. While the proposed legislation was certainly flawed, this ...
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CHURCH GETS INTO REAL PICKLE

In United Pickle Products Corp. v. Prayer Temple Community Church, the Appellate Division, First Department, granted a pickle company title to a parcel of land that had been owned by a church. United ...
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GOSS GETS GOING

Upon purchasing his property in 2004, Ronald Trombly erected a fence which prevented his neighbor, Richard Goss, from accessing a portion of a driveway that crossed onto Trombly's land. Although Goss ...
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WILL CHANGE TO ADVERSE POSSESSION LAW MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Our friends Upstate have been keeping us posted on their efforts to secure changes to the law of "adverse possession." And, it appears that they may have achieved some measure of success. ...
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A WORTHLESS DEED?

Even though the proposition of law was pretty fundamental, and you wouldn't think protracted litigation on the subject would be necessary, a decision released by the Appellate Division, First ...
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BROKER WASN'T ENTITLED TO COMMISSION?

In A-1 Realty Network of Homes, Inc. v. Kwang Ho Kim, A-1 negotiated an agreement on behalf of Mr. Kim (and others) where, for the sum of $1.1 million, two purchasers would buy the property in ...
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