Real Estate

NAM’s award-winning panel of former Federal and State Court Judges and experienced practitioners are well equipped to handle the myriad of disputes that arise with the sale or purchase of residential homes, cooperatives and condominiums, retail properties, office buildings, commercial/residential/mixed-use developments, industrial and specialty properties.

Areas of Experience

The disputes can involve, but not limited to:

  • Residential and commercial acquisitions and sales/leasing
  • Construction/development of residential, commercial, industrial and specialty properties
  • Acquisition, construction, development, management/operation and financing
  • Zoning and land use issues
  • Condominium and cooperative offering plans
  • Title issues

ADR in real estate disputes offers a tremendously effective alternative to litigation in providing a mechanism to have the dispute heard by a fair, impartial and experienced neutral that will work with parties to resolve the matter in the most efficient, cost-effective and timely manner possible.

LIBOR (representative program)

NAM resolves disputes between realtors, including those who are members of the Long Island Board of Realtors, Inc. (also known as LIBOR), and property owners, who have agreed to arbitrate as provided in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Listing Agreement, using our exceptional panel of neutrals.

Rules, forms and fees

In utilizing a simple, low-cost fee structure, NAM affords disputing parties cost-efficient access to some of the most highly qualified and respected hearing officers within the state of New York. NAM’s Comprehensive Rules and Procedures also affords disputants a streamlined process, so that issues will be resolved in a timely fashion.

NAM’s Comprehensive Rules and Procedures

NAM’s Fees and Costs for Realtors and Homeowners (for 2 party cases)

Demand for Arbitration Form (LIBOR)

The Multiple Listing Service of Long Island, Inc. (MLSLI) is a computerized network of more than 2,500 cooperating real estate offices, located across Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties. Within this service, thousands of professional REALTORS®, both owner brokers and their sales associates, share listing and sale information, and work together to serve the buying and selling public. MLSLI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Long Island Board of REALTORS®. The Long Island Board of REALTORS®, Inc. (also known as LIBOR) is a 24,000-member not-for-profit trade association that serves real estate professionals throughout Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties. LIBOR is the largest local REALTOR® Board in the United States. REALTOR® members subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Not every real estate licensee can be called a REALTOR®. LIBOR members may elect to participate in the MLS and are members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and the New York State Association of REALTORS®.