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All Real Estate Transactions covered: Residential, Commercial, Condominiums, Cooperatives, Short Sales, and Deed Transfers

Purchasing or selling a house, condominium or cooperative is typically a major event, and is often the largest investment transaction you will make in a lifetime. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, or a seasoned investor, hiring an experienced real estate lawyer at the outset is essential to safeguard your interests and ensure that all legalities are covered. Cynthia M. Burke has years of experience in handling the sale and purchase of houses in foreclosure, and can guide the client through a short sale, if necessary.

Experienced Legal Help

At the Long Island law office of Cynthia Burke, you will find offers legal services backed by more than 25 years of experience in real estate and fourteen years practicing law.

Real estate attorney Cynthia Burke offers services in New York, Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Kings and Westchester counties:

  • One-to-one basis work with each client, guiding them throughout each phase of the real estate transaction process.
  • As your legal representative, Ms. Burke will take your phone calls, answer your questions and personally handle each step of your transaction and attend your real estate closing.

Avoid Legal Pitfalls

High-pressure sales tactics and lack of real estate knowledge combined with eagerness to move into a home of your own can place you in jeopardy.

A competent real estate attorney at your side can help you avoid common dangers such as:

  • High-risk loans
  • Inflated fees
  • Hidden closing costs
  • Fraud
  • Borrowing more than you can reasonably repay

Real Estate Contracts

Contracts, the core of every real estate deal, are prepared or reviewed promptly. Because real estate contracts are frequently time sensitive, Ms. Burke accommodates clients, meeting with them during evenings and weekends as necessary.

When you turn to New York and Long Island Counties attorney Cynthia Burke for legal guidance, she will advise you on all elements of your contract before you sign on the dotted line. She will carefully review all buyer's closing costs to make sure the transaction is structured in such a way that you will have sufficient funds at hand to close.

Further Precautions

To further protect your interests, when Ms. Burke represents you, she will:

  • Advise you not to sign any broker documents unless she reviews them.
  • Obtain a full home and property inspection before signing a formal contract.
  • Order a purchaser's title report directly from an underwriter that has reasonable search fees.

The law office of Cynthia Burke offers a telephone consultation at no charge. Call (516) 833-5135 today to learn how an attorney/client relationship with our firm can assist you with a worry free real estate transaction.

Long Island attorney serving clients in Jericho, Hicksville, Westbury, Baldwin, Hempstead, Garden City, Mineola, Rockville Centre, Baldwin, Long Beach, Freeport, Uniondale, Oceanside, Elmont, Franklin Square, West Hempstead, East Meadow, Franklin Square, New Hyde Park, Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Bronx, Yonkers and Westchester.