Consider changing a lawyer and getting the apartment appraised, which should be not more than about $300-500. Otherwise look at the recent sales in the building on ACRIS http://a836-acris.nyc.gov/Scripts/Coverpage.dll/index or other HDFC coops in the area http://streeteasy.com/nyc/sales/nyc/description:hdfc
HDFC's are somewhat tricky, please feel free to contact me to discuss further, I have recently sold five HDFC's and I am the Secretary on the Board of the HDFC in which I reside.
Looking forward to your reply.
I can give you the contact info of a few appraisers if needed.
Contact me at my info below if interested.
Otherwise, best of luck with the rest.
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