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New York City Residential Lawyers

DL Partners is a distinguished law firm in New York City offering unparalleled legal services in the field of residential real estate law. We cater to the diverse needs of homeowners, buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, and developers, ensuring seamless residential real estate transactions and dispute resolution.

Navigating the complexities of residential real estate can be a daunting task. At DL Partners, our experienced residential lawyers provide comprehensive legal counsel, simplifying the process and ensuring our clients are always well-represented.

Services for Residential Real Estate Transactions

Our residential attorneys provide a broad array of sound legal services to address the multifaceted aspects of residential real estate law, including:

Real Estate Transactions

We oversee all stages of the buying, selling, and leasing process, from drafting and reviewing contracts, conducting due diligence, facilitating closings, to addressing title and financing issues.

Dispute Resolution

We handle disputes involving property lines, easements, restrictive covenants, and other residential real estate matters. Our attorneys are well-versed in mediation, arbitration, and litigation, as needed.

Residential Development

We counsel developers on residential projects, from navigating zoning and land use laws, obtaining permits, to addressing construction and environmental issues.

Real Estate Financing

Our team assists with real estate financing, guiding clients through issues related to mortgages, refinancing, equity lines, and foreclosure prevention.

Condominium, Cooperative and Homeowners Association Law

We provide legal counsel on matters related to condominium, cooperative, and homeowners association laws, including governance issues, interpretation of by-laws, and resolution of member disputes.

International Residential Real Estate Services

DL Partners extends its services to international clients seeking to invest in the New York City residential real estate market. Our international residential real estate services include:

  1. Assisting with international residential real estate transactions.
  2. Advising on U.S. residential real estate laws and regulations.
  3. Representing international clients in cross-border real estate disputes.

At DL Partners, we take pride in our comprehensive understanding of residential real estate law. We are committed to delivering exceptional service and sound legal counsel tailored to our clients’ specific needs. Contact us today to discuss how we can assist with your residential legal matters.

We look forward to working with you

Frequently Asked Questios

What is residential law?

Residential law encompasses all legal matters related to the ownership and use of residential property. It includes buying and selling homes, landlord-tenant issues, land use and zoning, homeowners association rules, and more.

Why do I need a residential lawyer?

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, dealing with a landlord-tenant dispute, or addressing issues related to your homeowners association, a residential lawyer can provide essential legal guidance and representation.

What is a title search?

A title search is a thorough examination of public records to verify the legal ownership of a property and identify any liens, easements, or other issues that could impact the transaction.

What is a mortgage?

A mortgage is a type of loan used to finance the purpose of real estate. It is a legal agreement between the borrower (also known as the mortgagor) and the lender (also known as the mortgagee). The borrower pledges the property being purchased as collateral for the loan, giving the lender the right to take possession of the property if the borrower fails to repay the loan as agreed. If the borrower fails to repay the loan, the lender has the right to take possession of the property. 

What are homeowners association rules?

Homeowners association rules, or HOA rules, are guidelines set by a community’s homeowners association to maintain the quality and value of properties within the community. These can include restrictions on property modifications, pet ownership, noise levels, and more.