Legal Question in Real Estate Law in New York

What is the first step to sell a joint owned property of 4siblings who have all agreed to sell said property

Asked on 2/23/13, 6:15 pm

5 Answers from Attorneys

Paul Vaygen Law Offices of Paul A. Vaygen

Once a buyer is found, all 4 siblings must sign a contract of sale in their capacity as the sellers. When the parties are ready to close title, all 4 siblings must appear in person or by power of attorney at the closing to have the closing documents executed.

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Answered on 2/23/13, 6:22 pm
Yefim Rubinov Yefim Rubinov Attorney at Law

The first step is to find a buyer for the house. Once that's accomplished, hire a lawyer to walk all of you through the process after that. Contact me If you need help finding an agent ot help you finding a buyer.

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Answered on 2/23/13, 8:36 pm
Arnold Nager Arnold H. Nager, Esquire

Once you have found a buyer you will need an attorney to draft a contract of sale and walk you through the sales process.

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Answered on 2/24/13, 7:59 am
Walter LeVine Walter D. LeVine, Esq.

I agree with the other authors. Sometimes a broker is needed to obtain the Buyer, then a good real estate attorney can assist you through the process and the closing.

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Answered on 2/24/13, 12:22 pm

Do you have a buyer? We have substantial experience handling these types of cases and very reasonable fees. However, we would need some more information before making a complete and proper determination. You are welcome to contact us for a free consultation.


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Answered on 2/25/13, 11:24 am

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