Buying or selling a home can be complicated. Here are some resources to help you get started:
REAL ESTATE FAQs – Information about buying a home and selling a home in Staten Island.
NYC DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS – Check this site to see any DOB Violations or open actions/alterations affecting a real estate property in New York City. You can also check here to see if a copy of the Certificate of Occupancy is available.
NYC DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE – Click on this link to check New York City real estate property taxes.
RICHMOND COUNTY CLERK– This site allows you to check recorded public records against properties in Richmond County. You can register for free.
STATEN ISLAND BOARD OF REALTORS – This site offers helpful information to buyers and sellers alike. Chris recommends always using a local Staten Island real estate professional to help with your sale or purchase.
NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS, INC. – This site contains information about realtors state-wide.
HOMEPATH READY BUYER PROGRAM– Find out if you qualify for first-time buyer assistance on Fannie Mae mortgage real estate.
NYC CITY NEIGHBORHOOD MAPS – Retrieve geographical information about Staten Island neighborhoods from the City of New York.
COMMUNITY BOARDS FOR STATEN ISLAND – Get contact information for various neighborhood community boards and find links to their websites.
NYC CENSUS DATA – Obtain census data about Staten Island communities.
NYC RENT GUIDELINES– Find out how much rent can increase in
NYC DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING PRESERVATION & DEVELOPMENT – Learn more about the agency’s latest efforts to preserve the stability and affordability of existing housing stock.
STATEN ISLAND BIKE MAP – Discover the best and greenest routes to get around the borough.
STATEN ISLAND FERRY SCHEDULES – For when you need to leave the borough.
MORTGAGE CALCULATOR – Calculate your monthly mortgage payment using the free calculator. Estimate your monthly payments and see the effect of adding extra payments.