Vincent Gallo

Vincent Gallo

Law Offices of Vincent J. Gallo
  • Real Estate Law, Construction Law
  • New Jersey, New York
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Summary

Premier Real Estate Attorney in Staten Island. We represent Purchasers and Sellers of houses, condominiums and co-ops throughout the Staten Island, Brooklyn, New Jersey, and the New York Metropolitan Area. We treat each deal with the same level of importance, attention, and urgency. Each stage of the transaction is carefully explained, and the client is personally guided through the process making the buying or selling experience smooth, clear, and enjoyable.

Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New York
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Law Offices of Vincent J. Gallo
- Current
Education
New York University School of Law
LL.M. | Taxation
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Pepperdine University
J.D. (1981) | Law
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Honors: Graduated Cum Laude
Professional Associations
New Jersey State Bar
Member
- Current
New York State Bar # 1806629
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Mortgage Rate Lock Extension Fees. Here we go again!
Vincent J. Gallo, Esq.
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Website
Legal Answers
229 Questions Answered

Q. We closed on a house in September, can the buyer bill us now for upgrades he forgot to add to final closing
A: I would say that ship had sailed.
Q. My husband passed and my name was not on the mortgage loan or deed. Am I responsible for repaying the mortgage?
A: If you are not on the deed as a grantee and you are not a signatory to the mortgage or the note you are likely able to walk away from the house with no repercussions.
Q. Can I sell my house for reduced price for my non-biological/legal son and his in laws gifting the difference to my son?
A: Provided that you are confident and not acting under duress, you are free to gift property to whomever you wish to.
Q. My uncle and his girlfriend bought a house together about 4 years ago. He wants to sell but she doesn't. What can he do?
A: He can bring what is referred to as an action in partition to force the sale of the real estate.
Q. I own my property and paid the taxes since 2011 but the deed is still in the persons name who gave me the property
A: If you were never given a deed for the real estate, you do not own the real estate, irrespective of what you might’ve been paying on behalf of the real estate.
Q. My mom owns a home with a lien. If she makes me a joint tenant, does the lien pass on to me when she dies?
A: Yes, you will take title subject to the cloud of the lien.
Q. Bought house, mortgage only in his name but both names on deed...what are my rights regarding house if we split up?
A: You are an owner of the real estate to the extent of your percentage ownership intest as stated on the deed
Q. We are giving a house to somebody.does a deed transfer need to done by a lawyer ?
A: Not if you are fully conversant as to how to properly do it yourself.
Q. Should my husband put my name on the deed of the home he bought after we married in case he dies. We live in CA
A: I would, if I were you.
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Vincent J Gallo Law Offices
706 Forest Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10310
USA
Telephone: (718) 273-1699
Fax: (718) 273-3101