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Reference Links

The information contained in the following reference links is not guaranteed and is subject to change.

New York State

  • New York State website provides information on New York State services, news and government.

  • New York State Unified Court System provides links to all the New York State Courts, and includes legal forms and procedures

  • New York State Department of Tax and Finance provides information and forms for state income taxes, refunds, real property transfer taxes and other state services

  • New York State Banking Department provides a Consumer Help Unit to answer questions and help consumers file complaints directly with the Banking Department

  • New York State Office of Real Property Services provides information about valuing and assessing real property, property taxes, STAR program and provides forms and procedures

  • S.T.A.R. Tax Exemption part of the New York State Department of Tax and Finance website that provides information and forms for applying for the New York State School Tax Relief Program (STAR)

  • Laws of New York contain the Consolidated Laws and Statutes of New York State

New York City

Nassau & Suffolk Counties

General Real Estate Resources

Legal Resources

  • New York City website provides information on housing and building, health and human services, vital records, energy and utilities

  • New York City Department of Finance provides information about real property, parking tickets, water charges, property taxes, business/excise taxes, ECB violations, health violations

  • New York City Buildings Department provides ability to search a particular property for Certificate of Occupancy, ECB and DOB violations, provides forms and procedures for obtaining building permits

  • New York City Housing - HPD provides access to information about residential buildings including violations of the City's Housing Maintenance Code and the State's Multiple Dwelling Law, includes forms and procedure for correcting violations

  • New York City Payment Center allows the user to search or pay for on-line, parking tickets, property taxes, water charges, ECB violations, health violations, business taxes

  • Acris allows the user to search property records and view document images for the five boroughs of New York City from 1966 until the present

  • Nassau County Government website provides contact information for county agencies as well as county laws, regulations and codes

  • Nassau County Land Records allows access to almost all information maintained by the Department of Assessment including assessment roll data, district information, tax maps, property photographs, past taxes, tax rates, exemptions with amounts and comparable sales

  • Suffolk County Government website provides contact information for county agencies as well as county laws, regulations and codes

  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides information about home ownership and financing, leasing residential real estate, working with HUD, foreclosure, as well as links to housing news, resource library

  • Property Shark provides property reports, pre-foreclosure and foreclosure listings, sale comparables, maps, building photos, For Sale Listings, and For Lease Listings

  • Safe Borrowing provides information regarding consumer credit, resource for buyers purchasing a home with a mortgage

  • enables the user to find homes for sale by owner or advertise real estate in numerous metropolitan areas throughout the U.S.

  • New York City Real Estate provides information on real estate in New York City, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island

  • Long Island Multiple Listing Service provides information on finding a home, neighborhoods, schools, mortgages, home services, and provides the largest inventory of homes for sale in Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Queens, Brooklyn

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