Tag Archive: 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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House Inspectors and House Inspections for Buyers

My guest, Steve Byrne, is a licensed professional house inspector.   We discuss both house inspectors and house inspections–both I highly recommend to my clients wanting to make an offer on a residential property.     While not legally required–as terminate inspections are if you are getting a mortgage, a purchase offer for ...

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NY State Tenant-Landlord Matters Part III–DOS Rules, Judge Blocks

Recently the Department of State of the State of New York issued a ruling that created a great deal of turmoil in the residential real estate market in NY State and in particular NYC.   However, just days after the DOS ruling was made public, a judge in Albany issued an ...

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The NYS Tenant-Landlord Act Part II

An explanation of why a landlord would chose to use a real estate agent or NYS licensed real estate salesperson (as we are officially titled in NY State) and how it affects renters and the rental market. ...

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