Edward Augustine believes in the power of the law to secure and protect his clients’ property and family interests. He focuses on New York City residential real estate purchase, sale and refinance transactions involving cooperative apartments, condominium units, townhouses and real property. He also offers trusted guidance and counsel for estate planning.
Clients cite Edward's ability to develop pragmatic and creative solutions to complex real estate transactions. His broad range of experience representing private clients, cooperative corporations and leading institutional lenders enables him to advise his clients effectively. He maintains strong relationships with lending institutions, title companies, real estate brokers and mortgage brokers. Additionally, he has an intimate understanding of the intricacies of a real estate transaction not only from the client’s perspective, but from borrowers’ and lenders’ perspectives as well.
Widely respected for his thoroughness, working relationships and responsive counsel, Edward is a strong advocate on behalf of his clients. He has also sought to protect and champion the rights of underrepresented constituencies throughout his career. He offers legal assistance relating to estate planning, alternative family planning, and property transfers that ensure survivorship rights for domestic partners.
Clients trust Edward to help them successfully navigate the legal waters that affect important aspects of their lives.