Category Archives: General
401K And IRA Considerations When Planning For Medicaid: How Can You Keep These Accounts And Still Qualify?
If you or a family member are planning for Medicaid coverage and eligibility, the process can seem overwhelming at first. Since Medicaid is a needs-based program that reviews an individual’s income and assets, many wonder: how do I even qualify? You may have heard stories about others spending themselves into poverty just to get… Read More »
When Will It Be Safe To Visit Nursing Homes?
In New York, cases of coronavirus are steadily declining and elected officials are taking steps to reduce some of the restrictions previously put in place. While businesses are beginning to reopen and hospitals are now allowing visitors, residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities continue to be isolated. The following details the criteria… Read More »
Coronavirus Pandemic-Related Impacts On New York Real Estate Market
Living in what many consider the U.S. epicenter for the coronavirus pandemic, residents of New York City and the surrounding areas continue to be subject to stay home orders. Fortunately, efforts at social distancing have been successful in flattening the curve and reducing the number of cases. As a result, businesses are beginning to… Read More »
Home Buying Basics
Purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. Maybe you’re looking for a starter home, your family’s dream home, or downsizing for retirement; regardless, you want to make sure the house you buy is the one that best suits your needs. There are a number of options to consider in… Read More »
Real Estate Land Use and Zoning
When purchasing real estate, zoning and land use of the property are important factors to consider. Zoning ordinances regulate and restrict how you use your property, and may have serious impacts on your plans for your home or business. For example, some areas are zoned for residences, but those residences are limited to single… Read More »
Real Estate Deeds and Restrictions on Property
Purchasing real estate is a significant investment. When you purchase a home or any Real Estate property, you should be secure in what you are buying, and confident that you know all there is to know about the property. A real estate deed transfers ownership of real property from one person to another, and… Read More »