Stefanie N. Devery

Stefanie N. Devery is a Transactional Attorney practicing in all areas of Real Estate Law including Mortgage Banking, Loan Modifications, Short Sales and Foreclosures. She will teach a course entitled ‘The Basics of a Real Estate Transaction’ at Solo Practice University®.

Stefanie is a graduate from American University in Washington D.C. earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Society, and a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law earning her Juris Doctor. While attending Hofstra Law, Stefanie met her husband and current law partner, Brian S. Devery. Stefanie has interned for the Honorable Magistrate Arlene Lindsey, Eastern District of New York and prior to graduation and admittance to the Bar clerked at a medium size firm practicing in Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Matrimonial Law. Stefanie was admitted to practice before the courts of The State of New York in May of 2003.

Upon admittance to the Bar, Stefanie founded The Law Offices of Stefanie N. Devery, Esq. practicing in all aspects of Transactional Real Estate representing Mortgage Lenders, Buyers, Sellers and Title companies. Shortly thereafter, Stefanie and her husband Brian, who was also a practicing solo attorney, combined their respective law offices and formed Devery & Devery P.L.L.C. The firm practiced exclusively in all areas of Transactional Real Estate. Between the two, Stefanie and her husband  have taken part in thousands of Real Estate transactions. In 2009, Stefanie and her husband relocated and founded the new firm of The Devery Law Group, P.C.

Stefanie is a lifelong New Yorker, born and raised on the North Shore of Long Island where she currently resides with her husband and two small children. Stefanie is an avid scrapbooker and baker. Stefanie is active in internet networking and marketing.

After her first course ‘The Basics of a Real Estate Transaction’, Stefanie will be teaching more advanced courses in real estate law.

Syllabus – The Basics of Real Estate

  1. Introduction/Overview of a Real Estate Transaction
    • Malpractice Considerations
  2. Contracts of Sale
    • Buyer Considerations
    • Seller Considerations
    • Riders to the Contract
    • Types of Contracts (i.e. New Construction, REO, Condo/Coop, etc.)
  3. Buyers Attorney Side of the Transaction
  4. Sellers Attorney Side of the Transaction
  5. Title Clearance and Review
  6. Ways to Hold Property/Creation of Interest in Land/Liens Against the Property
  7. Types of Mortgages/Types of Financing/Recording Statutes
  8. Documents before Closing
    • Bank documents, appraisal, home inspection, Truth-in-Lending Statement, Good Faith Estimate
  9. Mortgage Documents at the closing
  10. Post-Closing Considerations