Residential Real Estate, Real Estate Transactions
Debbie Hamerman is an experienced attorney with a diverse range of expertise across various legal areas. She began her legal career working for HUD (the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development), where she focused on the transactional side of law, ensuring construction loans so that lenders would not be held liable for defaults. During her time at HUD, Debbie also negotiated and reviewed co-ops and condos, prepared mortgage documents for reconstruction and refinancing, and handled closing processes.
Debbie’s legal experience extends beyond her work at HUD. She has worked at several law firms where she reviewed co-op and conversion plans, dealt with hazard insurance, real estate taxes, abatements, and zoning issues. She has also reviewed leases, prepared lease abstracts and title reports, and resolved title issues. Debbie has extensive experience in representing healthcare institutions, including hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities. In this role, she acted as a borrower and negotiated with lenders, federal and state agencies, and commercial leases to aid in construction and renovation projects. She also handled tax-exempt bond sales and leaseback agreements, and obtained Certificates of Need to allow these facilities to operate.
Debbie attended Syracuse University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. She went on the receive her Juris Doctor from Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law.
Legal advice and representation for buyers and sellers of co-ops, condos, single-family homes, multiple-family homes, vacant land, and parking spaces