Central Islip, NY asked in Real Estate Law for New York

Q: How to remove former owner from property sold by investor to me. Investor purchased from the bank foreclosure. Ejectment

Do you need to start 713(5)notice or 90 days eviction notice or ejectment

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Elaine Shay
Elaine Shay
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  • New York, NY
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A: Generally, after purchasing in foreclosure you may remove a former owner through a Housing Court proceeding. It may be tempting to consider serving your own predicate notices. However, even a small error in such notice can result in dismissal of your entire case after months of litigation. In addition, there have been a number of changes in how to proceed as a result of Covid related Executive Orders, Administrative Orders and Statute. Another reason to retain experienced counsel.

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