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The Real Deal-Real Estate news update..... by jimmyturano
Oct 02, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the last year of low mortgage rates.... With 36 years years of experience please adhere to my advice. Putting it simply like life itself, there is a beginning and there is always an end. During 1979 to present, October 2, 2014 I have witnessed the fluctuations in home prises, and mortgage...
Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws by cjleclaire
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. Providing a non-hostile work environment to employees is an essential guarantee of their civil rights...
"Before" & "After" Man by RachelleN
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air conditioners, plus they provide privacy and buffer noise from the street? Plant, don't plunder! 
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014 by queenshometeam
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 349 349 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has presented opportunity to buyers with low interest rates and slower price increases in Queens, helping t...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC? by cjleclaire
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 330 330 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is selective about filing lawsuits it litigates only in a limited number of cases where the grievance is subs...
BSZX_Dandelion.jpg Timing Is Everything by RachelleN
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 884 884 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of dainty mystery plants sprouting soft downy globes of milky white seeds perched high atop long slender gre...
8JKD_nysba.jpg 7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY by AronovRealEstate
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 334 334 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for these issues. 7. Adverse possession This is a problem commonly caused by squatters on foreclosed or ...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York by cjleclaire
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who because they did not receive any pay for their work could not be considered employees and therefore di...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves by cjleclaire
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 367 367 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend time with a newborn. As an employer, understanding your obligations under this law can help you avoid d...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014 by queenshometeam
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 340 340 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increase in home price which is likely a result of a decrease in the number of homes on the market in Quee...