What is an Alteration Agreement and Why is it So Important?

99.98% of buildings in New York have what is called an “Alteration Agreement”. An alteration agreement is your buildings rules and guidelines to your renovation. They have more power than the Department of Buildings. It is often that the DOB will allow you to do certain things in your renovation that your building will deny. […]

Understanding Permitting for your Remodel/ Renovation

Before selecting a contractor for your project it is important to understand that various contractors can approach your project differently. When having your apartment or brownstone remodeled one key component to understand is a building permit. A building permit is an official approval issued by the local governmental agency that allows you or your contractor […]