Testimonials

"...I highly recommend Kurt as a real estate attorney for anyone wishing to purchase a property in Brooklyn..."read more

Yuppies in a Box

How many yuppies can you fit in a box?  Read more…

The Mayor Looks at Real Estate

The first year grades are in, how did Bill do in the real estate part of the test?

Move over Paris, here comes Brooklyn!

Beards, bike shops and vegan cafes, whose Brooklyn is this? http://bit.ly/1taDcsr

The sky’s the limit in Brooklyn

Low inventory sparks price rise in Brooklyn, read more…

Tips for first time buyers

As a real estate attorney focusing on residential purchases in the brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods of Park Slope, Bedford Stuyvesant, Bushwick and Ft. Greene; I often represent first time buyers. The market is still hot, and it can be difficult to compete with other buyers when sellers rule the roost and the entire process of purchasing . . . → Read More: Tips for first time buyers

When is a home inspection necessary?

As a real estate attorney serving the Brownstone neighborhoods of Brooklyn, I often get calls from buyers who ask if it’s necessary to have the property inspected. There is no stock answer, as we’ll first need to determine:

• Whether you’re buying an apartment or a building. If you’re buying an entire building, hiring a . . . → Read More: When is a home inspection necessary?

Buying a co-op? Tips to understanding and passing the co-op board approval process

If you’re purchasing a co-op in Bushwick, Ft. Greene, Bed Stuy, Park Slope or any of the brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods of NYC, you may have heard rumors about the sometimes intimidating process surrounding co-op board approval. As a real estate lawyer, I’ve seen a lot of crazy board situations and thought it might be useful . . . → Read More: Buying a co-op? Tips to understanding and passing the co-op board approval process

How to choose a mortgage lender

Choosing the right mortgage lender is critical to the purchase of any home, coop or condo in the highly competitive seller’s market that exists in brownstone Brooklyn today. Seller’s contracts often contain deadlines for obtaining mortgage approval, so an appropriate sense of urgency is important. To select the right mortgage professional, you should first determine . . . → Read More: How to choose a mortgage lender

Help Wanted: Full time paralegal

Dickler & Roth, LLP is seeking to hire a full time paralegal. Real Estate experience is highly preferred. Position requires strong organizational and telephone skills and involves taking files from contract to closing with constant contact with clients, lenders and law firms. Salary commensurate with experience. Please fax resume & cover letter to: (212) 962-3222.

Coop vs condo, that is the question

Coop vs condo

Buying an apartment in New York City? If so, you’ll have a choice between buying into a co-op and buying into a condominium. These two forms of ownership appear similar–and in many ways they ARE similar—but there are important differences between them that can affect the price of the unit, the process . . . → Read More: Coop vs condo, that is the question