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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.


 

Real Estate Alert: New Taxes on High Value NYS Transactions Take Effect July 1, 2019

As part of the FY2020 budget, New York State will seek new revenue from real estate transactions.   The final legislation is expected to yield hundreds of millions of dollars for state coffers and is intended to secure $5B in bonds for the MTA. It will: Increase transfer taxes by 60%, from .4% to .65% Commercial properties sold for $2M […]

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Multifamily Property Transactions:   A View from the Closing Table

On September 1, 2018, Anthony T. Simari, Esq., joined Holm & O’Hara LLP as a partner in our real estate group focusing on multi-family properties.  Anthony is a seasoned professional; in each of the last five years, he has closed transactions for properties collectively valued at more than $200,000,000.  After his first six months with […]

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Fair Housing: Michael L. Landsman to Present on March 6, 2019

In the field of real estate, few categories have the make or break significance of fair housing laws. Embrace diversity and equal opportunity, and you will build a broad client base with extraordinary potential for repeat business. Disregard or violate the complex fair housing and anti-discrimination rules and you could end up with significant liability, a ruined reputation and […]

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Michael L. Landsman Presented “Commercial Property Transactions for Real Estate Brokers”

With Compass, Holm & O’Hara Co-Managing Partner Michael L. Landsman presented “Commercial Property Transactions for Real Estate Brokers”, a CE course on January 25, 2019.

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Naughty and Nice: Tips for Post-Holiday Estate Planning

The holidays are over.  The champagne flutes and decorations are stowed away, and the prospect of spending hours feasting and reminiscing with your nearest and dearest at is again at a safe distance in the future.   The holiday season offers an opportunity to reflect on the people in your life and how you may […]

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Michael L. Landsman Spoke at the John Stewart Q4 Investor Luncheon

On December 6, 2018, Holm & O’Hara Co-Managing Partner Michael L. Landsman spoke at the John Stewart Q4 Investor Luncheon.

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Environmental Site Assessments: Essentials for Real Estate Investors

Buying or selling a commercial or investment property is a process, sometimes an involved one.  One of the more complex—and least understood—aspects of this process is the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA).  We asked environmental attorney James J. Periconi to explain some of the essentials of Phase I ESAs and why it is often […]

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Michael L. Landsman Presented a 1031 Exchange Seminar at the Marcus & Millichap Lombardi Group

On November 15, 2018 Holm & O’Hara Co-Managing Partner Michael L. Landsman presented a 1031 Exchange Seminar at the Marcus & Millichap Lombardi Group.

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Michael L. Landsman Presented “Commercial Property Transactions for Real Estate Brokers”

On November 7, 2018 Holm & O’Hara Co-Managing Partner Michael L. Landsman presented “Commercial Property Transactions for Real Estate Brokers,” a broker CE course.

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Michael L. Landsman Presented “Business Development & Firm Management Strategies that Work”

On September 25, 2018 Holm & O’Hara Co-Managing Partner Michael L. Landsman presented “Business Development & Firm Management Strategies that Work | Examples & Advice from a Co-Managing Partner” at the Center for Real Estate Studies, Master Class at New York Law School.

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