Categories for Staten Island Real Estate

Definition of a Legal Bedroom in NYC

T.W. On SI What is a legal bedroom in NYC vvv Definition of a legal bedroom  New York City Building Codes were updated in 1968, 2008 and again in 2014. According to the 2008 New York City Building Code, which applies to most multi-family buildings constructed between 2008 and the ...

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For Landlords and Tenants: Emotional Support Animals, Service Dogs (and miniature horses) and Fair Housing

INFORMATION FOR BOTH TENANTS AND LANDLORDS IN REGARDS TO ASSISTANCE ANIMALS AND FAIR HOUSING AND TO CLARIFY WHAT THE LAW LAYS OUT FOR BOTH PARTIES…  Let’s start with how people needing assistance animals were provided protection.  It starts with laws and Acts that created Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.   For, ...

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Dual Agency in the NY State Residential Rental Real Estate Market

It’s taken well over a year since the NY State Dept. of State declared that dual agency in the residential rental market would no longer be permitted and then the subsequent lawsuits questioning that directive.     Because of COVID-19, because of delays at the Court, this case took some time to ...

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Historically Low Interest Rates…

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