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The Garas Law Firm (“GLF”) is an FDIC, SBA and HubZone Certified real estate closing and settlement agent. GLF provides closing services of existing homes for lenders, government agencies and REO servicers. The company takes a unique approach in tailoring its closing services to meet your compliance standards, as well as adhering to the technical and document-specific needs of each client. This may include the resale of the property or the multi-faceted procedure of taking the property from acquisition or foreclosure, through eviction and marketing, to the end resale to the real estate community. GLF provides multi-lingual settlement services in a geographically diverse area, from the inner city to the rural countryside, GLF has a presence in your closing territory –where your assets are located.

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Mr. Garas is the founder of The Garas Law Firm, LLP.  He is a 1985 cum laude graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Law where he was an editor of the University of Buffalo Law Review.  Mr. Garas is admitted to practice law in the State of New York. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Erie County Bar Association.

The Firm’s practice is heavily oriented toward real estate and related areas of practice, including commercial real estate development, finance, and leasing.  The firm also has extensive experience in the formation, structuring and financing of real estate related development entities and litigation associated with real estate related matters such as disputes among investors, dissolution of entities and title disputes.

The Firm is a leader in New York State in REO sales and dispositions, having represented the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and other REO owners in thousands of REO transactions.

The Garas Law Firm, LLP also represents banks and mortgage brokers in residential real estate financing transactions throughout New York State.

Mr. Garas is the principal of GLF Agency, LLC, a full service title insurance agency offering abstracting and title insurance services for residential, commercial and REO transactions throughout New York State.