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We educate our clients about how various aspects of the law can present them with both challenges and opportunities. Here we offer various informational pieces prepared by the firm and links to other items of interest, as well as occasional firm news. Material provided here is for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for actual legal advice.


 

Altman Ruling Offers Clarity – and Opportunity – for NYC Real Estate Investors

On April 26, 2018, New York State’s highest court – the Court of Appeals – unanimously ruled in a case that had created significant uncertainty for owners and tenants of many multifamily buildings in New York City since 2014. In Altman v. 285 West Fourth LLC, tenant Richard Altman asserted that his apartment had been […]

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Promises and Pitfalls for
Real Estate Investors: The New Tax Law

A Conversation with Jason Ackerman, CPA There has been a tremendous buzz about the sweeping overhaul of the tax code enacted late last year, but most taxpayers are only just coming to grips with what the changes might mean for them. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, signed into law by President Trump […]

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Toby M. Cohen, Esq., quoted in Brick Underground on the future of using bitcoin and cryptocurrency for real estate transactions

Holm & O’Hara Senior Associate Toby M. Cohen was quoted in an article on the the future of using bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency in real estate transactions.

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The New Tax Law and You: Some Essentials

Chaya R. Biskin-Sitko Every year around this time, our clients are concerned with tax planning strategies for both the prior and upcoming years.  This year, the concern was more palpable than ever due to the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” (“the Act”) signed into law on December 22, 2017.  The last time we saw anything […]

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Chaya R. Biskin-Sitko, Esq. Has Become a Partner At Holm & O’Hara LLP

Holm & O’Hara LLP is delighted to announce that effective January 1, 2018 Chaya R. Biskin-Sitko, Esq., has been made partner in the firm and is now the lead attorney in our trusts and estates practice.  Ms. Biskin-Sitko, Esq. holds a JD from New York Law School and is licensed to practice before New York […]

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Holm & O’Hara LLP Releases Estate Planning: “What is Truly Important to You” Brochure

Estate planning is a topic that most people would rather defer, for obvious reasons.  But it becomes a much more attractive subject once you understand its real purpose. Our publication, “What is truly important to you,” provides more information about strategic estate planning, including some composite case studies to show how different estate plan scenarios could […]

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IRC Section 1031 exchanges: Three considerations for successful real estate investors

Valeria Kozhich and Ashley Charen’s article regarding §1031 exchanges was featured in this month’s New York Real Estate Journal.  The article reviews considerations and possibilities when transitioning from a management intensive property ownership model to a passive real estate investment opportunity.   Three crucial considerations, as discussed in the article, help investors prepare for a smooth and […]

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Michael L. Landsman Esq. Invited to Present at Broker Training

Michael L. Landsman Esq. was invited by Eastern Consolidated to present on the importance of violations in commercial real estate transactions.

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Michael L. Landsman Esq. Invited to Speak at 1031 Tax Exchange Master Class

Michael L. Landsman Esq. presented a basic guide to IRC § 1031 tax deferred exchanges to brokers at OneTitle.

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Timothy S. Klimpl to Present on The Future of the Affordable Care Act

Partner Timothy S. Klimpl will be presenting on The Future of the Affordable Care Act: What Will Stay and What Will Go as part of a Paycor and ebenefit Marketplace event on Maximizing Retention & Growth Strategies to Become a Next Generation Benefits Firm. The event will take place Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 11 AM to 3 […]

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