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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014 by queenshometeam
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 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 | 92 92 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...
Famous artist Mandy Kelso sketches Jim Turano of Middle Village,NY by godfather
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
THROUGH THE EYES OF A FAMOUS ARTIST, GREENPOINT,NEW YORK. CAPTIVATING A MAN WHO HAS EARNED HIS RESPECT FOR 36 YEARS. JIM TURANO, MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK-REAL ESTATE BUSINESSMAN   DIVERSE REAL ESTATE BROKER-JIM TURANO     
Real Estate Broker-Jim Turano meets Actor Vinny Vella by godfather
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Place: Little Italy feast-Mulberry street. Date: Friday, September 12th Jim Turano, a Real Estate Broker in Middle Village, has an uncanny way of meeting famous stars. Most recently at the Little Italy feast, he runs into Sopranos star Actor Vinny Vella. Vinny has been in many films including Cas...
BSZX_Dandelion.jpg Timing Is Everything by RachelleN
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 650 650 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 | 146 146 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 ...
Watch Repair & Co. Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock by watchrepairco
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of superlatives: it holds several world records, such as the tallest clock tower in the world with 1,972 f...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children. by queensledger
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one of the parents. (see Domestic Relations Law and Family Court Act) Joint Custody. If there is no Court...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York by cjleclaire
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 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 | 247 247 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...