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Surviving the Residential Real Estate Closing: Prepare or Beware

Length: 2 hours 37 minutes

Do you want to become more adept at anticipating and preventing problems before closing, and troubleshooting at the closing table when unanticipated situations arise? Are you worried about representing yourself, a family member or friend at an upcoming co-op condo or residential real estate closing? Here is your chance to "eavesdrop" on mock coop and house closings. The enactment of two fictional real estate deals with multiple preventable hiccups will be conducted by seasoned practitioners. Bring your sense of humor to this informative-yet-entertaining program.

Program Chair: Mindy H. Stern, Schoeman Updike Kaufman & Stern LLP

CLE credit: New York: 3.0 skills; New Jersey: 3.1 skills; California & Pennsylvania: 2.5 skills


6:00 – 6:05 p.m.          Introduction
              Mindy H. Stern

6:05 – 7:15 p.m.          Mock House Closing
                          Buyer – Madison Malloy
                          Buyer’s Attorney – Mindy H. Stern
                          Seller’s Attorney – Margery N. Weinstein
                          Bank’s Attorney – Jeffrey M. Cooper
                          Title Closer – Adam P. Jassey
                          Real Estate Broker – Michael Shapot
                          Mortgage Broker – Scott Nadler                         

7:15 – 7:25 p.m.          Break

7:25 – 8:50 p.m.         Mock Co-op Closing
                         Buyer – Madison Malloy
                         Buyer’s Attorney – Mindy H. Stern
                         Seller – Nancy Ann Connery
                         Seller’s Attorney – TBA
                         Bank’s Attorney – Jeffrey M. Cooper
                         Managing Agent – Gerard J. Picaso
                         Real Estate Broker – Michael Shapot

8:50 – 9:00 p.m.         Questions & Answers

Original Recording Date: 2/4/2015

CLE Credits (60): 2.5 Total

Produced By:

New York City Bar Association

Course Materials

  • PowerPoint 2015
  • Sample Form it2664
  • Sample Form it2664i
  • Coursebook Part 1
  • Coursebook Part 2
  • Coursebook Part 3
  • Coursebook Part 4
  • Affirmation of Self-Study