• Remote Notarization and Real Estate Transactions

    By: Ariel S. Holzer As of March 19, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued the seventh modification of an executive order authorizing the temporary suspension or modification of various laws due to the Covid-19 epidemic.  Executive Order 202.7 permits notarial acts to be conducted through electronic means and sets forth the acceptable process for...

  • New Title Policy Exceptions Due to Covid-19 Closures

    By: Ariel S. Holzer, Esq.                            Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on the global economy and multiple industries.  The real estate industry has not been spared.  Multiple jurisdictions have announced moratoriums on evictions and foreclosures.  Rent abatements can be expected for various commercial tenants affected by the epidemic, as well.  With the mandatory closures...