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Lou Pastorini
Coldwell Banker
Middle Village, NY
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Blog: Title and Escrow

Why Do You Need Title Insurance?

Title Insurance. It’s a term we hear and see frequently - we see reference to it in the Sunday real estate section, in advertisements and in conversations with real estate brokers. If you’ve purchased a home before, you’re probably fami... Read more

Understanding Title Insurance

What is title insurance? Newspapers refer to it in the weekly real estate sections and you hear about it in conversations with real estate brokers. If you’ve purchased a home you may be familiar with the benefits of title insurance. However, if this... Read more

Understanding Preliminary Reports

After months of searching, you’ve finally found it -- your perfect dream home. But is it perfect? Will you be purchasing more than just a beautiful home? Will you also be acquiring liens placed on the property by prior owners? Have documents been r... Read more

The Functions of an Escrow

Buying or selling a home (or other piece of real property) usually involves the transfer of large sums of money. It is imperative that the transfer of these funds and related documents from one party to another be handled in a neutral, secure and knowledg... Read more

Statements of Information

What’s in a name? When a title company seeks to uncover matters affecting title to real property, the answer is, “Quite a bit.” Statements of Information provide title companies with the information they need to distinguish the buyers ... Read more

Required Reporting to the I.R.S.

Sellers of real property will have certain information regarding the sale reported to the Internal Revenue Service. This required reporting is a consequence of the Tax Reform Act of 1986; it is intended to encourage taxpayer compliance and aid in audit a... Read more

Creative Financing

Creative financing: You’ve heard of it, and, as a seller, the idea sounds pretty attractive. But, do you know everything you need to know about carrying back a second; essentially, about becoming a lender? You better know the same things that financ... Read more

Lou Pastorini
Coldwell Banker-Phillips Realty

64-73 Dry Harbor Road 
Middle Village, NY 11379
Office: 718- 326-3900 x111
Mobile: 917-797-7567
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As the #1 Broker & Sales Manager at Coldwell Banker-Phillips Realty I have been listing and selling homes for over 38 years. As a top producer, I have worked with many families to get them happily settled in their new homes. Many of these families have remembered me and returned as repeat customers and referred their family and friends to me.

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Lou and his team Louis, David and Doreen are the best. We've used Lou several times and each time was a pleasure. Lou and his team are very knowledgeable about the area and the market. They offered great advice to get out home sold and it worked every time. I can't say enough about him and his team. His sons Louis and David are following in their dad's footsteps and doing a great job. They're learning well. Doreen and Pauline are wonderful to work with as well. The whole team is excellent. I would definitely recommend Lou and his team. They outdid themselves. Tom & Michele McLoughlin
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