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The Real Deal-Real Estate Update by godfather
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when they were looking for apartments. First to advertise on Television in the 1980's, and served as presid...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016 by queenshometeamkw
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical considering the fact that there’s usually a big rush to close by end of year. Sales in January were ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues by cjleclaire
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 306 306 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is also the viewpoint of educational institutions to consider. What preventative actions can they take to ...
Homeowners selling to downsize to a Condo by godfather
Feb 29, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Simple and easy.... 1) list your home to sell. 2)when you attain a buyer ready to go to contract,then go look at Condo's. 3) when you find a condo then you can give 10% down and go to a contract, because your home is in contract. (if you are not in contract on what you are selling, a Condo attorn...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY by queenshometeamkw
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 346 346 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we the most diverse county in the world, but we also are part of New York City which means that we have...
The Real Deal-Info for tenants, landlords, and Homeowner's by jimmyturano
Feb 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
37 years of Real Estate experience to guide you. Feb.22,2016 Update. Tenants-Tremendous shortgage of apartments in Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth, and Middle Village, New York. To make things easier for you, when you see an ad for an apartment, call immediately and 'do not e-mail' to save time. Nex...
What Else You, as an Employer, Should Know About Telephone Calls by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 372 372 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Many employees today wear headsets for phone conversations because it frees their hands to type and check facts on the computer. While their headsets are still on, employees often speak with each other as well. The question arises, can employers monitor their ...
What About Your Rights as an Employer to Monitor an Employee’s Social Media Accounts? by cjleclaire
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 394 394 recommendations | email to a friend
While in some states employers are able to establish company policies that limit what employees can post about employers, New York’s laws protect the employee’s privacy rights. First of all, New York State law prohibits you from asking employees for the username or password to their social media ...
Is It Legal to Monitor Your Employees’ Phone Calls? by cjleclaire
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 307 307 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employer, you may wonder where to draw the lines as far as monitoring employees’ phone calls at work. Certainly for quality control purposes, it makes sense to monitor calls with customers or clients. But how do laws limit what you can do? If the call is made while in California and all par...
What to Do When You Have Been Hurt at Work by cjleclaire
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
Under the laws of New York, if you have been hurt on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state’s workers’ compensation system. The program is what has been commonly referred to as the “grand bargain.” Essentially, this means that workers and employers should both benefit from the...