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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014 by queenshometeam
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has presented opportunity to buyers with low interest rates and slower price increases in Queens, helping t...
THE REAL DEAL REAL ESTATE UPDATE 09/17/14 by jimmyturano
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Celebrating my 36 year in the Real Estate Business. My office has been in Middle Village for decades, and I have been actively servicing Middle Village and surrounding areas. Record breaking sales prices all over the areas. My last update was in July and then I stated there is a buying frenzy. No...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC? by cjleclaire
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is selective about filing lawsuits it litigates only in a limited number of cases where the grievance is subs...
MIDDLE VILLAGE REAL ESTATE BROKER MEETS ACTOR VINNY VELLA IN LITTLE ITALY by jimmyturano
Sep 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
SEPTEMBER 12TH-LITTLE ITALY... Jim Turano It was a pleasure to meet actor, comedian Vinny Vella last evening on Mulberry Street, Little Italy. This year the feast was special for me, the actor of the Sopranos, and Casino was very friendly and had his friend take a photo of us together. But Vinny ...
BSZX_Dandelion.jpg Timing Is Everything by RachelleN
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 867 867 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of dainty mystery plants sprouting soft downy globes of milky white seeds perched high atop long slender gre...
8JKD_nysba.jpg 7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY by AronovRealEstate
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 316 316 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for these issues. 7. Adverse possession This is a problem commonly caused by squatters on foreclosed or ...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York by cjleclaire
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 312 312 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who because they did not receive any pay for their work could not be considered employees and therefore di...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves by cjleclaire
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 345 345 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend time with a newborn. As an employer, understanding your obligations under this law can help you avoid d...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014 by queenshometeam
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 319 319 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increase in home price which is likely a result of a decrease in the number of homes on the market in Quee...
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert by Page3
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert August 23, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2013 Grammy nominated Jazz performer Michael Mossman will be performing at Atlas Park this Saturday, August 23rd, from 7-9PM. Mr. Mossman just returned from performing in Taiwan and will play some Louis Armstrong, Latin jazz and othe...