Comprehensive Real Estate Law Solutions from Westchester, New York Attorneys
Attorney Ralph Elefante has been handling all aspects of commercial and residential real estate since 1980 and is the firm's lead attorney in this area. He has honed his skills and know-how through booms and busts alike, and has delivered consistently excellent results for Elefante & Persanis clients.
His strengths are a thorough knowledge of commercial and residential real estate law in New York, and his ability to make it work efficiently and cost-effectively for clients.
Commercial real estate and development
The firm has represented owners, developers, lenders and investors in connection with commercial, industrial, and retail projects in all five boroughs and beyond.
Elefante & Persanis writes offering plans for the New York Attorney General's office, representing buildings being converted to co-ops and condos or builders filing offering plans for new construction developments. They also represent tenants' associations, negotiating many issues on their behalf.
The firm is adept at smoothing out zoning issues and expediting certificates of occupancy, and building permits. It also handles sale-leaseback financing, sales and exchanges, and environmental concerns like buried oil tanks, asbestos, and any remediation that these would require.
The firm has created many different real estate structures for its clients, including negotiating partnership, limited liability company, and other organizational and development agreements.
Residential real estate
In New York purchasers, sellers and banks are generally each represented by an attorney at closings, and Elefante & Persanis has represented all three parties.
Other issues in the residential area include boundary disputes, illegally-finished basements, buried oil tanks, illegal decks and additions, and other issues that don't come up until the purchase or closing. In addition, the firm handles legal issues on distressed properties, foreclosure avoidance, workouts with lenders and more efficiently and affordably.
When disputes reach lawsuit stage, lawyer Barbara Curtis draws upon her experience in litigation to produce positive outcomes for Elefante & Persanis clients. She is accomplished and confident in the courtroom, with an extensive background as a litigator in the District Attorney's office and the New York City's office of corporate counsel. She and the firm's other attorneys have represented clients in litigation arising out of real estate transactions, including construction, environmental, partnership, lease, broker's liens, casualty losses, taxation and bankruptcy issues.
Call today for results.
Elefante & Persanis provides hands-on, results-driven service in residential and commercial real estate matters. Contact the firm today for a consultation and an assessment of your issue.
Elefante & Persanis, LLP
141 Hillside Place
Eastchester, New York 10709