Fundamentals of NY Residential Real Estate Contracts

Production Date: February 20, 2014 Practice Areas: Contract Law and Real Estate Estimated Length: 7511 minutes


$ 129 Contract Law and Real Estate In Stock

Lawline faculty member, Joseph Yamaner, returns to provide a thorough discussion of real estate fundamentals for New York's residential real estate practitioners.

Mr. Yamaner begins with an overview of basic real estate principles and then evolves the discourse to include topics such as money laundering, zoning laws, exemptions, abatement and adjustments. Mr. Yamaner also illuminates issues pertaining to procedure and process as well as some special contract considerations such as taxes and estate planning. Additionally, Mr. Yamaner reveals some useful tips for counseling clients on financing, providing viable timelines and managing client expectations.  

This course is ideal for practitioners new to the practice of New York real estate law as well as a refresher for seasoned practitioners. 

Learning Objectives:

I.    Identify the metes and bounds of Schedule "A"

II.   Refresh contract fundamentals & NY real estate process & procedure

III.  Grasp tax and other special contract considerations

IV.  Counsel clients and manage client expectations


Program Director: Sigalle Barness

Harper R.
Katonah, NY


Tim B.
Quincy, IL

Outstanding presenter. Knowledgeable, practical and effective

Joanne C.
Bronx, LB

Very good presentation - lots of good practical advice in addition to legal expertise

Christina M.
Mi Kisco, NY

Wonderful presentation. He spoke efficiently and effectively and laid down the "law" as to how one should act. Loved it.

Gerard M.
Manhattan, NY

Very informative speaker.

Ajua H.
Philadelphia, PA

Loved this lecture. Easy to listen to, strong command of the subject matter, practical information and great presentation.

alexander f.
New York, NY

Excellent instructor! Learned a lot!

Bielka M. T.
New York, NY

Jam packed with information

Aubrey R.
Brooklyn, NY


Joanna R.
Oakland Gardens, NY

Speaker seems like a great colleague, great advocate; wish all attorneys worked as he does;,great teacher as well.

Jaclyn C.
New York, NY

great teacher

Hubert L.
Manhattan, NY

Very experienced speaker - and one with maturity, grace and wisdom.

Thomas S.
Rochester, NY

Truly the best and most enjoyable real estate real estate program I have taken.

Francis A.
Bronx, NY


Anna L.
Ardsley, NY

Excellent speaker; I enjoyed course, and admire his approach to practice of real estate law.

Peter C.
Greenwich, CT

good presentation, good pace

Alfred D.
Long Beach, CA

Not just great advice on the subject great advice for any attorney representing a client in any area of practice

Marc P.
Garden City, NY

I never comment but this was the best CLE you have

Michael W.
New York, NY

Good nuts and bolts course by a seasoned practioner

James T.
Pittsford, NY

Good course.

Mary Beth M.
Yonkers, NY

Very helpful & informative.

Gary S.
Woodbury, NY

No one can better teach than a savvy practitioner. Excellent presentation.

Patrick C.
Roslyn Heights, NY

covers some unusual situations in real estate closing that are quite interesting and useful. Obviously a seasoned practitioner.

Maia W.
New York, NY

Mr Yamaner was just great.

Walter Z.
Hampton Bays, NY

Excellent program. Very informative

Jennifer G.
Manlius, NY

This presenter was OUTSTANDING.

thomas m.
Greenwich, CT


Paul B.
Chestnut Ridge, NY

If I could give a higher rating, I would.

Jeffrey S.
mineola, NY

Concise and precise

Phyllis C.
new suffolk, NY

One of the best presenters, and presentations, on Lawline.

John B.
Sugar Land, TX

Great primer on real estate transactions.

Angel L.
Wantagh, NY

Very knowledgeable

Michael O.
New York, NY

Great course.

Mineola, NY

Very good.

Kanu D O.
Holliswood, NY

Excellent course!

C Catherine Henderson S.
Little Silver, NJ


mitsuko o.
New York, NY


Tracy G.
Jersey City, NJ

The speaker is very informative.

Aristides A.
Kissimmee, FL


Jamie N.
Armonk, NY

great practical application

Daoud A.
Greenwich, CT

great course, very well presented

Karen H.
Riverhead, NY

Great no-nonsense approach and advice!

Dawn G.
Bronx, NY

Knowledgeable speaker.

John H.
Honeoye Falls, NY

Simply outstanding! A gentleman attorney too rare these days.

Erin C.
Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Loved this course...very straight forward!

Dominic D.
New York, NY

Speaker was absolutely spectacular.

Melissa K.
Commack, NY

What a great representative of the real estate field of practice. Very impressive.

Gilah M.
Schenectady, NY

great speaker!!!!

William M.
Manhattan, NY

Excellent program with a lot of practical advice.

Mary D.
Latham, NY

Speaker was excellent in both depth of knowledge and practicality in approach.

Catherine A. C.
Smithtown, NY

This was one of the best courses I have taken! The speaker was terrific!

Anthony N.
New York, NY

Even for experienced R.E. practitioners, this is a great course. It's always good to revisit the fundamentals.

Sandra G.
Orlando, FL

Yamaner was excellent.

Irwin W.
Croton on Hudson, NY


Paul W.
Centerport, NY

This speaker is great.

Barbara E.
Westbury, NY

Yamner is excellent, an attorney who loves practicing and is not afraid to share his knowledge of real estate law. i listened to every word and took away many points; I have been practicing for 30 years.

James J.
Hackensack, NJ

Outstanding presentation...

Glenn B.
New York, NY

Speaker a little dry

Kenneth C.
New York, NY

Excellent overview of how to proceed in the drafting and working out of details pursuant to the law and good practice procedures. Instructor had an easy to understand and amicable manner of presentation .

joseph b.
Melville, NY

Very Very well done. I would definatly recomend the course.

Charlie K.

Solid course

Catherine O.
Middle Village, NY

Excellent presentation and speaker.