Alfred R. Fuente - Attorney at Law
Alfred R. Fuente is a real estate attorney in New York. He represents buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions in all 5 boroughs. He also counsels closely held corporations and represents parties in real estate-related litigation.
His law practice focuses on:
- Purchases and sales of co-operative apartments, condominiums, new developments, single family homes, brownstones, townhouses, and multifamily properties, among others.
Commercial and residential leasing
Corporate formation services, shareholder and partnership agreements, buy-sell agreements
Representation of condominium and cooperative boards
Representation of parties in foreclosure, real estate broker agreement disputes, property owners with NYC Department of Buildings’ violations, disputes with heirs or partners, and contract litigation
Alfred speaks English, Spanish, and French fluently.
In 2018, Alfred was selected as a Rising Star in the New York Metro area by Super Lawyers Magazine. No more than 2.5 percent of the nominees are named to the Rising Stars list.
Alfred R. Fuente: Answers, Results, Solutions
Our Clients Say
”I have been in the business of doing real estate for nearly 19 years and I have worked with many attorneys. I can honestly say that Alfred Fuente is an extraordinary attorney. He communicates incredibly well with his clients, is very knowledgeable and is a consummate professional. As the process of buying and selling property in New York City can be very complicated, my clients need an excellent lawyer to guide them through that process. I cannot speak highly enough about Alfred.”
— Scott Klein, Real Estate Broker, Douglas Elliman
“Alfred is a fantastic real estate attorney that I wouldn't hesitate to refer to any one of my clients, and he has worked with many of my clients. He is extremely diligent, attentive and thorough from the start all the way through to the end of the transaction. If you need a real estate for any real estate matter at all, you're in good hands with Alfred.”
-Adam Franklin, Real Estate Broker, CitiHabitats
“Alfred Fuente got me out of 2 foreclosures and to the closing table. He vigorously defended my cases in court and thoroughly negotiated my sale with the other attorney—and I earned an additional $50,000 on my sale price thanks to his guidance. I can’t thank him enough for the hard work that he did and his professionalism.”
—Executor of Estate, Seller, Multifamily Property
"Alfred came highly recommended, and was a pleasure to work with indeed. As first-time homebuyers, we were grateful for his approachable demeanor, which made us immediately comfortable asking questions. He was consistently responsive and thorough, walking us through the process, step-by-step. He was accessible, replying to calls and messages over a holiday weekend, and his conscientiousness and attention to detail unexpectedly saved us money during closing."
– A. Tuttle and I. Xanthoudakis, First-Time Homebuyers
“Alfred is exceptional. He was incredibly thorough when walking me through the legal jargon of closing documents, responsive to all communication and extremely professional, making the process of purchasing my first condo, seamless. I am very fortunate to have found Alfred, at the recommendation of my broker, to help me navigate the complex Manhattan closing process. I highly recommend Alfred and would work with him again without hesitation.”
- Condo Buyer
“Alfred R. Fuente was our lawyer for a real estate closing on a condo in Manhattan. He demonstrated extensive expertise in New York City Real estate law. There were many issues with the seller that had to be cleared before we could close. Alfred R. Fuente paid attention to every detail and was persistent in verifying all seller liens, condo maintenance and that back taxes were paid. Alfred Fuente is detail oriented and looked out for our best interest. He responds to questions in a timely manner and has a wonderful personality. He was very attentive. Alfred Fuente is a high quality conscientious lawyer.”
— CONDO BUYER
“Alfred handled the sale of our co-op in Brooklyn Heights very well. He is polished, knowledgable, and speaks to his clients in a respectful way. He always turned around documentation in a timely manner and kept us well informed of the process. I highly recommend him for all real estate matters.”
— CO-OP SELLER
“After deciding to sell our condominium in Brooklyn my wife and I began researching our options for who we would have represent us in the sale. Alfred came highly recommended from our real estate broker and from our first meeting with him it was clear to us why. He’s experienced, responsive, candid and thorough. Above all else he took the time to explain complex legal aspects of the transaction in a manner that was easy to understand. The process of selling a home can be daunting but having Alfred’s counsel made it seem easy.”
— Michael Donoghue, CONDO Seller
“Alfred Fuente represented us in the purchase of our condominium, and he did an excellent job. He was thorough, attentive, and answered all of our questions. He replied to our emails on a timely basis and returned all of our calls. And at the closing table he negotiated on our behalf to save us money.”
— Condo Buyers
“Alfred, thank you for your hard work and for getting the job done for our clients. I’ve worked with many attorneys, and can say that clients are happy, informed, and prepared for closings. Your service and dedication to your clients is unparalleled—I have yet to see another lawyer change vacation dates to accommodate his clients’ schedule. Thanks for everything!”
— Real Estate Broker
“On behalf of the Everetts, I just want to thank you for your work to get my parents’ house through the closing process. Your explanations were clear throughout, and everything went exactly as you said it would. Thanks again.”