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NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION’S RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE FORMS
This forms package has been developed in collaboration with the New York State Bar Association, with Karl B. Holtzchue serving as Editor and Commentator. It contains the essential New York State residential real estate forms including deeds, agreements, contracts for sale, clauses for contingencies, riders, escrow documents and closing agreements for traditional house sales, as well as for sales of cooperative and condominium units.

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  • Differences in Practice Between Upstate and Downstate
  • Introduction

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  • Brokerage Agreement (This is an agreement to hire a broker to sell an owner's property. The broker can be a nonexclusive agent or exclusive agent or have an exclusive right to sell the property.)
  • Brokerage Certificate to Seller (This is a certification by a licensed real estate broker to the seller that no compensation shall be earned unless and until title is closed and the purchase price paid.)

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  • Checklist for Purchaser's Attorney: Closing and Post-Closing (This is a comprehensive checklist for the purchaser's attorney covering both closing and post-closing matters. Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 6.08[1].)
  • Checklist for Purchaser's Attorney: Drafting and Negotiating the Contract of Sale--Single-Family (This is a comprehensive check list for the purchaser's attorney for drafting and negotiating the contract of sale for a single family house. Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 2.30[1][a][viii].)
  • Checklist for Purchaser's Attorney: Drafting and Negotiating the Contract of Sale--Tenanted Building (This is a comprehensive check list for the purchaser's attorney for drafting and negotiating the contract of sale for a tenanted building. Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 2.30[1][b][v].)
  • Checklist for Purchaser's Attorney: Preparing for the Purchase (This is a comprehensive check list for the purchaser's attorney for preparing for the purchase of real property. Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ?1.11[1])
  • Checklist for Seller's Attorney: Closing and Post-Closing (This is a comprehensive checklist for the seller's attorney covering both closing and post-closing matters. Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 6.06[1].)
  • Checklist for Seller's Attorney: Drafting and Negotiating the Contract of Sale--Single-Family House (This is a comprehensive check list for the seller's attorney for drafting and negotiating the contract of sale for a single family house. Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 2.29[1][a][viii]].)
  • Checklist for Seller's Attorney: Drafting and Negotiating the Contract of Sale--Tenanted Building (This is a comprehensive check list for the seller's attorney for drafting and negotiating the contract of sale for a tenanted building. Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 2.29[1][b][v]].)
  • Checklist for Seller's Attorney: Preparing for the Sale (Transaction Intake) (This is a comprehensive check list for the seller's attorney for preparing for the sale of real property. Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 1.10[1])
  • Closing Checklist for Single-Family House (This is a comprehensive closing check list of both the seller and the purchaser for the closing of the sale of a single-family house. Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 6.05.)
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions: Buyer's Document Checklist (This checklist is a reminder of the documents a buyer will need to consider for delivery and receipt at the closing of title.)
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions: Checklist--Purchaser's Attorney (This checklist is a more comprehensive reminder to the purchaser's attorney, covering contract preparation and signing, mortgages, scheduling the closing of title and documents needed for the closing.)
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions: Checklist--Seller's Attorney (This checklist is a more comprehensive reminder to the seller's attorney, covering contract preparation and signing, mortgages, scheduling the closing of title and documents needed for the closing.)
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions: Refinance Checklist (This checklist covers refinancing of the mortgage loan on a residence, including locating and redating the abstract of title and obtaining survey and tax information.)
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions: Seller's Document Checklist (This checklist is a reminder of the documents a seller will need to consider for delivery and receipt at the closing of title.)

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  • Addendum: All Parties Agreement (Purchase and Sale Contract) (April 1999. Addendum form to Purchase and Sale Contract. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Addendum: Electric Availability, Utility Surcharge, Agricultural (Purchase and Sale Contract) (June 2007. Addendum form to Purchase and Sale Contract. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc. Electric Availability, Utility Surcharges, Agricultural Districts/Farming Activity Discl.)
  • Addendum: Lead Compliance (Lease Agreement for Residential Housing) (2009. Addendum form to Lease Agreement for Residential Housing. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc. Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint and/or Lead-Based Hazards.)
  • Addendum: Lead Compliance (Purchase and Sale Contract) (2009. Addendum form to Purchase and Sale Contract. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Addendum: Mediation Agreement (Purchase and Sale Contract) (April 1999. Addendum form to Purchase and Sale Contract. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Addendum: Mortgage Assumption (Purchase and Sale Contract) (November 2002. Addendum form to Purchase and Sale Contract. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Addendum: Property Inspection (Purchase and Sale Contract) (2009. Addendum form to Purchase and Sale Contract. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Addendum: Residential Rented Property for 1-4 Family (Purchase and Sale Contract) (2014. Addendum form to Purchase and Sale Contract. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Addendum: Sale and Transfer of Title Contingency (Purchase and Sale Contract) (2014. Addendum form to Purchase and Sale Contract. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Addendum: Seller Financing (Purchase and Sale Contract) (October 2002. Addendum form to Purchase and Sale Contract. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Addendum: Well and Septic System (Purchase and Sale Contract) (August 2003. Addendum form to Purchase and Sale Contract. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Agreement for Purchase and Sale of Real Estate (New Construction) (This is a homebuilder's contract for the sale of land and construction of a new home by the seller in accordance with plans and specifications to be signed by the purchaser. Reference to a warranty deed indicate that it is from upstate.)
  • Buyer's Notice of Conditional Removal of Property Condition Contingencies (Monroe County) (2004. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Buyer's Notice of Removal of Property Condition Contingencies (Monroe County) (2004. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Buyer's Notice of Removal of Sale and Transfer of Title Contingency (Bump Notice ) (Monroe) (2014. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc. Buyer's Notice of Removal of Sale and Transfer of Title Contingency (after Buyer's Receipt of Seller's Bump Notice))
  • Cancellation and Release of Purchase and Sale Contract (Monroe County) (August 2004. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Closing Guaranty (Erie County) (This contract was prepared jointly by the Bar Association of Erie County ("BAEC").)
  • Construction and Sale Contract for Residential Property (Monroe County) (2011. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Contract for Purchase and Sale of Real Estate (Capital Region) (January 1, 2010. This is the contract prepared by the Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. Among other things, it contains provisions as to mortgage contingency, inspection contingency, termite contingency and attorneys approval contingency.)
  • Contract of Sale (NYBTU Form 8041) (Legal) (This contract form was originally published by the New York Board of Underwriters ("NYBTU"), which has now been replaced by the New York State Land Title Association. It is still used occasionally for non-residential sales.)
  • Contract of Sale (NYBTU Form 8041) (Letter) (This contract form was originally published by the New York Board of Underwriters ("NYBTU"), which has now been replaced by the New York State Land Title Association. It is still used occasionally for non-residential sales.)
  • Contract of Sale (Rockland County Bar Association) (Legal) (In 1997 the Rockland County Bar Association and Rockland County Board of Realtors adopted this standard contract form. It is intended to comply with N.Y. Dept. of State Opinion Letter 94-13 (12/2/94) as a "fill in the blanks" form.)
  • Contract of Sale (Rockland County Bar Association) (Letter) (In 1997 the Rockland County Bar Association and Rockland County Board of Realtors adopted this standard contract form. It is intended to comply with N.Y. Dept. of State Opinion Letter 94-13 (12/2/94) as a "fill in the blanks" form.)
  • Contract of Sale and Purchase (Onondaga County Bar Association) (Letter) (This contract was prepared by the Onondaga County Bar Association in 2001. It contains several disclosures, elections as to home inspection and radon tests, contingency for sale of buyer?s property, warranty deed, and attorneys? approval.)
  • Contract of Sale--Condominium Unit (ABCNY) (1998) (Legal) (This May 1998 contract for the sale of a condominium unit was prepared by the Committee on Real Property Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. The sale includes a Unit and a stated percentage interest in Common Elements.)
  • Contract of Sale--Condominium Unit (ABCNY) (1998) (Letter) (This May 1998 contract for the sale of a condominium unit was prepared by the Committee on Real Property Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. The sale includes a Unit and a stated percentage interest in Common Elements.)
  • Contract of Sale--Condominium Unit (ABCNY) (2000) (Prepared by Committee on Real Property Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Sale includes a Unit, a stated percentage interest in Common Elements and listed personal property. Lead-based paint rider to be attached.)
  • Contract of Sale--Cooperative Apartment (NYSBA) (1989) (Letter) (This 1989 form for the sale of a cooperative apartment was prepared by the Committee on Condominiums and Cooperatives of the NYSBA's Real Property Section. All the fill-ins are in Section 1, including information on any "flip tax".)
  • Contract of Sale--Cooperative Apartment (NYSBA) (2001) (Letter) (This contract is an extensive revision prepared in 2001 by a joint committee of the NYSBA, ABCNY and NYCLA. It provides for 3 financing options. (7/01))
  • Contract of Sale--New Construction (Long Version) (This agreement has reference to a homeowners? association, discusses materials, and provides the ability to consummate the sale with a temporary certificate of occupancy. Form submitted by Alexander Kaplan of Lerner & Kaplan, PLLC, Brooklyn, NY.)
  • Contract of Sale--New Construction (Off-Site Contract Agreement) (This is a homebuilder's contract for the construction of a residence, similar to a model home of the builder, on land already owned by the purchaser. The purchaser is responsible to obtain all licenses, permits and certificates.)
  • Contract of Sale--New Construction (Plain English) (This is a homebuilder's contract for the sale of land and a one-family residence to be built substantially in accordance with a model house. Reference to a bargain and sale deed with covenant against grantor's acts indicate that it is from downstate.)
  • Contract of Sale--Office, Commercial and Multi-Family Residential Premises (ABCNY) (Prepared by Committee on Real Property Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Includes acceptable title; permitted exceptions; subject to existing mortgage; purchase money mortgage; and due diligence period.)
  • Disclosure Notice for All Residential Property in Wayne County (Monroe County) (September 2008. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Escrow Agreement (Monroe County) (2011. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Lease Provision for Option to Purchase and Option for Right of First Refusal (New York Real Property Forms Annotated at 1-1 (Matthew Bender) Form 14.1 and 14.2.)
  • Notice of Cancellation Pursuant to R.P.L. ? 265-A, Home Equity Theft Prevention Act (Use this form to cancel a contract.)
  • Notice of Preservation of Buyer's Transfer of Title Contingency (Bump Notice) (Monroe) (2014. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc. Notice of Preservation of Buyer's Transfer of Title Contingency (Prior to Buyer's Receipt of Seller's Bump Notice))
  • Notice to Seller as Required by the Home Equity Theft Prevention Action ? 265-A (Notice to Seller as Required by the Home Equity Theft Prevention Action Section 265-A of the Real Property Law Use this form to cancel a contract.)
  • Option to Purchase Real Property (This form is for an option agreement to hold open an offer to purchase property, for a paid consideration, until a later date. New York Real Property Forms Annotated at 1-1 (Matthew Bender) Form 14.)
  • Property Condition Disclosure Statement & Instructions (Monroe County) (2002. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Purchase and Sale Contract for Lots and Vacant Land (Monroe County) (2014. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Purchase and Sale Contract for Manufactured Housing without Land (Monroe County) (2014. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc. Includes: contingencies for purchase money financing; park approval; sale and transfer of title; attorney approval; and waiver of attorney.)
  • Purchase and Sale Contract for Residence in Condominium or HOA (Monroe County) (2014. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc. Purchase and Sale Contract for Residence in Condominium or Homeowner's Association (HOA) (Monroe County))
  • Purchase and Sale Contract for Residential Property (Broome County) (Letter) (This contract was jointly prepared by the Broome County Board of Realtors, Inc. and the Broome County Bar Association in 2001. It contains an offer by the buyer to purchase, addenda, time limits for inspections, warranty deed and attorney disapproval.)
  • Purchase and Sale Contract for Residential Property (Monroe County) (2014. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc. Includes systems and appliances in working order, mortgage contingency, attorney approval contingency and various addenda.)
  • Purchase and Sale Contract for Residential Property (Steuben/Allegany County) (This is an offer to purchase prepared by the Western Steuben/Allegany Assoc. of Realtors, Inc. in cooperation with the Steuben and Allegany County Bar Associations (11/91).)
  • Residential Contract of Sale (NYSBA/NYSLTA/ABCNY/NYCLA) (Legal) (This form is used for residential sales in NYC and Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties, and is recommended wherever there is no county-approved form. It was jointly prepared in 1990 (and revised in 2000) by the NYSBA, NYSLTA, ABCNY and NYCLA. (2000))
  • Residential Contract of Sale (NYSBA/NYSLTA/ABCNY/NYCLA) (Letter) (This form is used for residential sales in NYC and Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties, and is recommended wherever there is no county-approved form. It was jointly prepared in 1990 (and revised in 2000) by the NYSBA, NYSLTA, ABCNY and NYCLA. (2000))
  • Residential Real Estate Contract (Erie County - GBAR/BAEC) (Legal) (This contract was prepared jointly in 1999 by the Bar Association of Erie County and the Greater Buffalo Association of Realtors. Several riders are available, including lead-based paint, alternate financing, vacant land and sale contingency.)
  • Seller's Notice to Buyer to Remove Sale and Transfer of Title Contingency (Bump Notice) (Monroe) (2014. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc. Includes: "Affidavit of Service (to Be Used When Buyer(s) Do Not Sign Bump Notice)".)
  • Specimen Form - Possession Agreement (Buyer Pre-Closing Possession) (Monroe County) (Print on legal-sized paper only. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)
  • Specimen Form - Possession Agreement (Seller Post-Closing Possession) (Monroe County) (Print on legal-sized paper only. Prepared jointly by the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, Inc.)

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  • Composite Form for Addenda/Riders (This form should be used whenever addenda/riders are added to a contract of sale. It includes the clause that the addendum/rider prevails over the contract, plus the option to add as many addenda/riders as necessary.)

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  • Addendum Making Time of the Essence (This addendum would make time of the essence as to both parties. Without this addendum, time is not of the essence of a contract of sale under New York law and either party is entitled to a reasonable adjournment.)
  • Addendum as to Adjournment by Attorneys (This addendum permits the attorneys for the parties to agree to change the closing date without signatures by the parties. This right is included in paragraph 28(b) of Residential Contract of Sale (NYSBA/NYSLTA/ABCNY/NYCLA).)
  • Addendum as to Personal Property Included in Sale (The purpose of this addendum is to reinforce the position that the sale of the items of personal property included in the sale is not to be treated as a separate sale of personal property subject to sales tax.)
  • Addendum as to Risk of Loss (Most bar association printed form contracts do not contain provisions on the risk of loss by fire or other casualty, referring instead to G.O.L. § 5-1311, which controls in the absence of a contract provision. This addendum addresses those issues.)
  • Addendum as to Toxic Waste (This is a purchaser's clause that has the seller represent that he has made a thorough investigation of the premises and is fully familiar with the present and prior uses of the premises.)
  • Addendum for Assumption of Mortgage Contingency (This addendum provides for the purchaser to assume the seller's prior mortgage on the property and makes the contract contingent on the purchaser's ability to do so. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. addendum (7/17/91).)
  • Addendum for Attorney's Approval Contingency (This addendum makes the contract subject to the approval of the attorneys for both parties, which is important if the contract has been drafted by a broker or other non-lawyer and signed by the parties without attorney review (upstate practice).)
  • Addendum for Carbon Monoxide Detector (Installation of a carbon monoxide detector is required in every 1 or 2 family dwelling, condo or coop constructed or offered for sale in N.Y.S. after Nov. 27, 2002. Exec. Law Sec. 378(5-a) (N.Y.S. Building Code).)
  • Addendum for Contingency Regarding Contract for Sale of Purchaser's Property (This addendum makes the contract between the seller and the purchaser (the "primary" contract) contingent on the purchaser's entering into a contract for the sale of the purchaser's property.)
  • Addendum for Contingency on Contract for Sale of Purchaser's Property (48 Hour Notice and Waiver) (This addendum makes the contract contingent on the sale of the purchaser's property.)
  • Addendum for Death of Purchaser (This addendum provides that in the event of the death of one or both of the purchasers prior to the delivery of the deed, the legal representatives of the decedent shall have the option of proceeding with the contract or declaring it void.)
  • Addendum for Death of Seller (This addendum provides that in the event of the death of one or both of the sellers prior to the delivery of the deed, the legal representatives of the decedent shall have the option of proceeding with the contract or declaring it void.)
  • Addendum for Deletion of "Subject To" From Deed (This addendum allows the seller to omit from the deed the recital of any or all of the "subject to" clauses in the contract and any other title exceptions, defects or objections which have been waived or consented to by purchaser.)
  • Addendum for Electric and/or Gas Service Disclosure (This addendum is a disclosure required by R.P.L. § 242 when there is no electric service utility available or the property is subject to an electric and/or gas utility surcharge. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. form.)
  • Addendum for FHA/VA Appraisal (This addendum makes the contract contingent on the purchaser's receipt of a Federal Housing Commissioner, VA, or Direct Endorsement lender appraisal of the property. This is a Capital Region MLS addendum (3/22/91).)
  • Addendum for Governmental Approvals Contingency--Version 1 (This addendum makes the contract contingent on purchaser's obtaining "any and all governmental approvals" required for a use to be specified. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. addendum (3/22/91).)
  • Addendum for Governmental Approvals Contingency--Version 2 (This addendum makes the contract contingent on purchaser's obtaining "any and all governmental approvals" required for a use to be specified. Included approvals are listed.)
  • Addendum for Lead-Based Paint Testing Contingency (This addendum provides a lead-based paint contingency for ten day inspection period, as required by federal law for residential buildings built before 1978. It allows the purchaser to deliver a written contract addendum listing deficiencies.)
  • Addendum for Model Mortgage Commitment Contingency Clause (The clause continues to provide that the contract is conditioned on issuance of a commitment, but alerts the purchaser to possible conditions in the commitment as to which the purchaser takes the risk. For a detailed explanation, see the Notes.)
  • Addendum for Purchase Money Mortgage--Version 1 (This addendum is applicable if the purchase is to be partly financed by a loan from the seller. It provides for the purchase money note and mortgage to contain clauses usually contained in the statutory form of note and mortgage.)
  • Addendum for Purchase Money Mortgage--Version 2 (This addendum is applicable if the purchase is to be partly financed by a loan from the seller. It provides for the purchase money note and mortgage to contain clauses usually contained in the statutory form of note and mortgage.)
  • Addendum for Radon Inspection Contingency (This addendum allows the purchaser to have the building tested for the presence of radon gas. The seller agrees to maintain a "closed-house condition" during the test. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. addendum (3/22/91).)
  • Addendum for Septic System Contingency--Version 1 (This addendum makes the contract contingent on a test of the septic system by a specified types of persons. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. addendum (3/22/91).)
  • Addendum for Septic System Contingency--Version 2 (This addendum makes the contract contingent on a satisfactory test of the septic system, but does not specify who will conduct the test. "Satisfactory" is not defined, but presumably means "satisfactory to the purchaser".)
  • Addendum for Structural Report Contingency (An inspection of the condition of the building is essential in nearly every sale, preferably before the price is agreed to and a contract signed. If that is not feasible, then the contract must be conditioned on completion of an inspection.)
  • Addendum for VA Appraisal (This addendum makes the contract contingent on the contract purchase price not exceeding the reasonable value of the property established by the Veterans Administration. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. addendum (3/22/91).)
  • Addendum for Water Test Contingency (Water tests are particularly important where water is supplied by a private well. This addendum makes the contract contingent upon tests of both water quality and flow.)
  • Addendum for Well Water Flow and/or Quality Tests (This addendum makes the contract contingent on several water quality/flow tests. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. addendum (12/31/98).)
  • Addendum/Rider Prevails Over Contract (This should be the first provision of any addendum or rider.)
  • Addendum: Seller Not Required to Incur Expenses (This addendum provides that the seller is not required to bring any action of incur any expense to render title to the premises marketable. From Lawrence J. Wolk, Practical Skills: Purchases and Sales of Homes 146 (NYSBA 1999).)
  • Agricultural District Disclosure (This addendum should be used when the premises are located partially or wholly within an agricultural district established under Article 25AA of the Agricultural and Markets Law, as required by R.P.L § 333-c. This is a Capital Region MLS, Inc. form.)
  • Disclosure of Information and Acknowledgment Lead-Based Paint (This form provides disclosure in accordance with federal law for residential buildings built before 1978 and an acknowledgment by the purchaser whether he has received or waived a ten day opportunity to inspect. This is a Capital Region MLS, Inc. form.)
  • Electronic Form Deemed to be Bar Association Form (This addendum is intended to provide protection against intentional or unintentional deviations from the Bar Association approved form. The original document provided on the HotDocs® CD is intended to be the Bar Association approved form.)
  • Notes for Model Mortgage Commitment Contingency Clause (The purpose of the Notes at the end of the 2000 NYSBA Residential Contract of Sale was to make clear the rights and obligations of the parties under the contract with respect to the mortgage commitment contingency.)
  • Rider to Contract of Sale--Cooperative Apartment (NYSBA) (Letter) (This rider was suggested by the joint committee of the NYSBA, ABCNY and NYCLA that prepared the 2001 cooperative apartment contract. The purchaser represents that the purchaser has the cash need to close and a positive net worth.)

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  • Agreement to Extend Contingency Expiration Date (This is an agreement to extend the time for one of the contingencies in the contract of sale. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. form (3/22/91).)
  • Cancellation and Release--All Parties (This is an agreement by the parties to cancel the contract of sale (copy attached), release each other and the brokers and direct that the deposit be distributed to a party to be named. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. form.)
  • Certificate of Occupancy and Compliance (This is a sample Certificate of Occupancy and Compliance by a typical city, village or town. It certifies that the use as stated of a described building and land comply with the zoning and building ordinances and regulations.)
  • Commissioner's Certificate as to Taxes (This is a sample certificate of a County Commissioner of Finance that, based on an examination of the records relating to taxes and tax sales, that the Commissioner did not find unpaid taxes or tax sales on a described property.)
  • Contingency Removal (This is an agreement by the parties to the purchase offer that specified contingencies are removed from the purchase offer. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. form (3/22/91).)
  • Durable General Power of Attorney Effective at a Future Time (Springing Power)(Statutory Short Form) (This is the statutory form of durable general power of attorney effective at a future time or upon the occurrence of a contingency specified in the instrument, pursuant to G.O.L. ? 5-1506.)
  • EPA/HUD Fact Sheet on Lead-Based Paint and Sample Disclosure Format (This a Fact Sheet issued by U.S. EPA and HUD as to disclosure of lead-based paint hazards in housing and a sample disclosure form, dated March 1996. It is applicable to sales and rentals of housing built before 1978.)
  • Early Occupancy Agreement (Purchaser) (This agreement gives possession to the purchaser prior to the closing (when the price has not yet paid). This situation poses a number of risks to the seller that the agreement attempts to address, but should be avoided whenever possible.)
  • Holdover Agreement (Short Form) (Seller) (This agreement allows the seller to remain in possession after the closing (after the price has been paid). This situation poses a number of risks to the purchaser that the agreement attempts to address, but should be avoided whenever possible.)
  • Nondurable General Power of Attorney (Statutory Short Form) (This is the statutory form of nondurable general power of attorney pursuant to G.O.L. § 5-1502. It gives the agent broad powers to handle the principal's property during his lifetime, including the power to sell any real or personal property.)
  • Notice Regarding Secondary Contract (This is the notice contemplated by the Addendum for Contingency Regarding Contract for Sale of Purchaser's Property. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. form (2/96).)
  • Personal Property -- Bill of Sale
  • Phraseology of Typical Title Report Exceptions (This form provides the phraseology of typical title report exceptions. Review of these standard exceptions will help the attorneys for the parties to anticipate the usual requirements of title insurance companies.)
  • Possession Agreement (Post-Closing) (Seller) (This agreement allows the seller to remain in possession after the closing (after the price has been paid) until the Expiration Date (the date the seller vacates, the day before the closing or a date specified).)
  • Possession Agreement (Pre-Closing) (Purchaser) (This agreement gives possession to the purchaser prior to the closing (when the price has not yet paid). This situation poses a number of risks to the seller that the agreement attempts to address, but should be avoided whenever possible.)
  • Post-Closing Possession Agreement (Seller) (This agreement allows the seller to remain in possession after the closing (after the price has been paid). This situation poses a number of risks to the purchaser that the agreement attempts to address, but should be avoided whenever possible.)
  • Power of Attorney (New York Statutory Short Form) (Effective date: September 12, 2010. This is the statutory form of durable general power of attorney pursuant to G.O.L. ? 5-1501. It gives the agent broad powers to handle the principal's property during his lifetime.)
  • Pre-Closing Occupancy Agreement (Purchaser) (This agreement gives possession to the purchaser prior to the closing (when the price has not yet paid). This situation poses a number of risks to the seller that the agreement attempts to address, but should be avoided whenever possible.)
  • Property Condition Disclosure Statement (Legal) (This form must be delivered by the seller of residential real property to a buyer prior to the signing of a binding contract of sale (effective March 1, 2002). A seller who fails must give the buyer a credit of $500 upon the transfer of title.)
  • Property Condition Disclosure Statement (Letter) (This form must be delivered by the seller of residential real property to a buyer prior to the signing of a binding contract of sale (effective March 1, 2002). A seller who fails must give the buyer a credit of $500 upon the transfer of title.)
  • Protect Your Family From Lead in the Home (This is the EPA pamphlet that sellers must deliver to purchasers of homes built before 1978, which describes the risks from exposure to lead, how to check the home for lead hazards and how to protect the family.)
  • Seller's Attorney's Letter Transmitting Contract of Sale (This is a transmittal letter for the seller's attorney to use in forwarding the contract to the purchaser's attorney for signature by the purchaser and return with the down payment within seven days.)
  • Seller's Disclosure Information (This form contains a voluntary disclosure by the seller of information relating to the property. Current N.Y. law generally does not require the seller to make such a disclosure, though the NYS Association of Realtors has encouraged the use of such forms.)
  • Sidewalks/Curbs Legal Grade Waiver and Covenant by Owner (Where an owner wishes to install sidewalks, curbs or roads at other than the legally established lines and/or grades, the usual condition to obtaining a certificate of occupancy is that the owner must waive claims against the municipality.)

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  • Alteration Agreement for Cooperative Apartment (2010. This form was prepared by the Committee on Cooperative and Condominium Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.)
  • Cooperative Apartment--Acceptance of Assignment of Proprietary Lease (New York Real Property Forms Annotated at 9-32 (Matthew Bender) Form 905.3)
  • Cooperative Apartment--Assignment of Proprietary Lease (New York Real Property Forms Annotated at 9-32 (Matthew Bender) Form 905.2)
  • Cooperative Apartment--Consent to Assignment of Shares of Stock and Proprietary Lease (New York Real Property Forms Annotated at 9-32 (Matthew Bender) Form 905.1)
  • Cooperative Apartment--Stock Power (New York Real Property Forms Annotated at 9-32 (Matthew Bender) Form 905.4)
  • Plain English Apartment Lease (General Obligations Law ? 5-702 requires that all written leases for residential property be written in a clear and coherent manner using words with common and everyday meaning. New York Real Property Forms Annotated at 3-4C (Matthew Bender) Form 349.)
  • Recognition Agreement for Cooperative Apartment Loans (New York Real Property Forms Annotated at 9-32 (Matthew Bender) Form 905.5)

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  • Commercial Office Lease (ABCNY) (2003) (This form was prepared by the Committee on Real Property Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Commentary on this forms is available at the Real Estate Law page at www.abcny.org.)
  • Complete Sublease--Retail Space (NY Practice Guide: Real Estate (Pub. 523))
  • Loft Lease (REBNY) (This lease, known as the "Standard Form of Loft Lease," is adopted and copyrighted by The Real Estate Board of New York, Inc. and reprinted by its permission. Reproduction in whole or in part prohibited and all rights reserved.)
  • Office Lease (REBNY) (This lease, known as the "Standard Form of Office Lease," is adopted and copyrighted by the Real Estate Board of New York, Inc. and reprinted by its permission. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited and all rights are reserved.)
  • Office Sublease (ABCNY) (1999) (Sublease between sublandlord and subtenant. This form was prepared by the Committee on Real Property Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.)
  • Overlandlord's Consent to Office Sublease (ABCNY) (1999) (Overlandlord's Consent to the sublease between sublandlord and subtenant. This form was prepared by the Committee on Real Property Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.)
  • Plain English Sublease Agreement
  • Store Lease (REBNY) (This lease, known as the "Standard Form of Store Lease," is adopted and copyrighted by The Real Estate Board of New York, Inc. and reprinted by its permission. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited and all rights are reserved.)

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  • Notice to Owner Of Family Members Entitled to Succession Rights/Protection From Eviction (RA-23.5) (9/11)
  • Request for Access to Public Records (FOIL-1) (9/09)

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  • ETPA Renewal Lease Form (RTP-8 ETPA) (July 2014. Includes Special Instructions for Westchester County Rent Guidelines Board Order.)
  • Notice to Owners (RTP-19.1) (Use with form RTP-19, Owner's Application to Restore Rent.)
  • Owner's Application For Rent Increase Based On Major Capital Improvements (MCI) (RA-79) (Owners may be entitled to rent increases where there has been a building-wide major capital improvement (MCI), subject to the rent stabilization or rent control laws. (5/06))
  • Owner's Application for Termination of Rent Inclusion of Electricity (RA-70) (May 2009. When a building converts from master metering of electricity (the cost of electricity is included in the monthly rent) to individual metering, the tenant becomes responsible for paying for the cost of electricity.)
  • Owner's Application to Restore Rent (RTP-19) (Owners must file this form to have the rent that was reduced due to decreased services restored to its original amount. (5/09))
  • Owner's Notice of a Rent Increase Based on Increased Services (RN-79b) (A building owner may adjust the rent in an individual apartment based on increased services, new equipment, or improvements beyond those required by law. (10/11))
  • Owner's Report of Vacancy Decontrol (RA-42-V-NYC) (or a New York City apartment subject to rent control. (12/06))
  • Renewal Lease Form (RTP-8) (July 2014. Where apartments are rent stabilized, tenants are entitled to their choice of one or two year renewal or vacancy leases.)
  • Report of Change in Ownership or Address (RA-44) (File this form with the Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) if there has been a change in owner/managing agent or a change in the address for the owner/managing agent. (1/12))

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  • Application for a Rent Reduction Based Upon Decreased Building-Wide Service(s) (RA-84) (March 2014)
  • Judgment (RN-14.1) (3/05)
  • Notice of Payment of Penalties Which Landlord Has Been Directed to Pay (RN-14) (6/10)
  • Petition for Administrative Review (PAR) (RAR-2) (An owner, tenant, or other party to the proceeding who is aggrieved by a Rent Administrator's order may file a Petition for Administrative Review (PAR) with DHCR. (9/00))
  • Supplement to Application for A Rent Reduction Based Upon Decreased Building-Wide Services (RA-84.2) (This form is a supplement to the application for a rent reduction based upon decreased building-wide service(s) of a laundry, doorman, security, storage, and/or playgrounds. (8/97))
  • Supplemental Signature and Affirmation (RA-84.1) (This form is a supplement to the application for a rent reduction based upon decreased building-wide service(s). (4/97))
  • Tenant's Statement of Complaint(s) - Harassment (RA-60H) (8/03)

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  • Authorized Changes to Notes, Riders and Security Instruments (Freddie Mac Exhibit 5) (This sets forth permissible and required wording changes for Mortgages using FHLMC Single-Family Notes and Riders and FNMA/FHLMC Uniform Instruments purchase by Freddie Mac. Plain language changes must be used for plain language forms. (9/10/01))
  • Fixed Rate Option Addendum (Note)--Single Family (FNMA 3256)
  • Fixed Rate Option Addendum (Note)--Single Family (FNMA 3256) Summary
  • Fixed Rate Option Addendum (Security Instrument)--Single Family (FNMA 3109)
  • Fixed Rate Option Addendum (Security Instrument)--Single Family (FNMA 3109) Summary
  • Mortgage--New York--Single Family (FNMA 3033) (This is the basic Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac mortgage (see also Document Summary below). It includes a lengthy list of the property and rights mortgaged in addition to the described land and buildings. (1/01))
  • Mortgage--New York--Single Family (FNMA 3033) Summary (This document summary sets forth instructions as to FNMA Form 3033, including a legend to identify the preparer, initial lines, purchase money legend, naming of MERS as mortgagee of record, and a disclosure under New York's general banking regulations.)
  • Multistate 1-4 Family Rider (FNMA 3170) (This rider sets forth covenants to amend and supplement a FNMA mortgage on a 1-4 family home (see also Document Summary below). It contains a list of fixtures. (1/01))
  • Multistate 1-4 Family Rider (FNMA 3170) Summary (Revised November 3, 2004)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--3 Year ARM--Single Family (FNMA 3504) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--3 Year ARM--Single Family (FNMA 3504) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--5 Year ARM--Single Family (FNMA 3514) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--5 Year ARM--Single Family (FNMA 3514) Summary (Revised August 25, 2000)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--ARM 5-1--Single Family (FNMA 3501) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--ARM 5-1--Single Family (FNMA 3501) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--ARM 5-2--Single Family (FNMA 3502) (This note is similar to FNMA Form 3233, except that it provides for changes in the interest rate and monthly payment based on a one year Treasury Index and interest rate caps (see also Document Summary below). (1/01))
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--ARM 5-2--Single Family (FNMA 3502) Summary (This note is similar to FNMA Form 3233, except that it provides for changes in the interest rate and monthly payment based on a one year Treasury Index and interest rate caps (see also Document Summary below). (1/01))
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--LIBOR 1-Month Index (Wall Street Journal) (FNMA 3524)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--LIBOR 1-Month Index (Wall Street Journal) (FNMA 3524) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--WSJ One-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3526)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Note--WSJ One-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3526) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--3 Year ARM--Single-Family (FNMA 3114) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--3 Year ARM--Single-Family (FNMA 3114) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--5 Year ARM--Single-Family (FNMA 3131) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--5 Year ARM--Single-Family (FNMA 3131) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--ARM 5-1--Single-Family (FNMA 3108) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--ARM 5-1--Single-Family (FNMA 3108) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--ARM 5-2--Single Family (FNMA 3111) (This FNMA rider is intended the amend a FNMA mortgage securing a FNMA adjustable rate note. It contains the same provisions for annual changes in the interest rate that are contained in the FNMA Adjustable Rate Note, Form 3502. (1/01))
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--ARM 5-2--Single Family (FNMA 3111) Summary (This document summary sets forth instructions as to FNMA Form 3111, including a number of authorized changes. Form 3111 is designed to be used with Adjustable Rate Mortgage Plan 520.)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--ARM Plan 650--Single Family (FNMA 3115)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--ARM Plan 650--Single Family (FNMA 3115) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--ARM Plans 711/511--Single Family (FNMA 3129)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--ARM Plans 711/511--Single Family (FNMA 3129) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--ARM Plans 721/521, 652/791--Single Family (FNMA 3113)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--ARM Plans 721/521, 652/791--Single Family (FNMA 3113) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--CD Index--Single Family (FNMA 3134)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--CD Index--Single Family (FNMA 3134) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--COF Index--Single Family (FNMA 3120)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--COF Index--Single Family (FNMA 3120) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--Fractional 1-Year Treasury--Single Family (FNMA 3135)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--Fractional 1-Year Treasury--Single Family (FNMA 3135) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--LIBOR 1-Month Index--Single Family (FNMA 3184)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--LIBOR 1-Month Index--Single Family (FNMA 3184) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--LIBOR 6-Month Index--Single Family (FNMA 3136)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--LIBOR 6-Month Index--Single Family (FNMA 3136) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--WSJ 1-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3122)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--WSJ 1-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3122) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--WSJ 1-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3186)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--WSJ 1-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3186) Summary
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--WSJ 1-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3189)
  • Multistate Adjustable Rate Rider--WSJ 1-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3189) Summary
  • Multistate Balloon Fixed Rate Note--Single Family (FNMA 3260) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Balloon Fixed Rate Note--Single Family (FNMA 3260) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Balloon Note Addendum--Single Family (FNMA 3266)
  • Multistate Balloon Note Addendum--Single Family (FNMA 3266) Summary
  • Multistate Balloon Rider--Single Family (FNMA 3180) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Balloon Rider--Single Family (FNMA 3180) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Biweekly Fixed Rate Note (with Conversion Option)--Single Family (FNMA 3264) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Biweekly Fixed Rate Note (with Conversion Option)--Single Family (FNMA 3264) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Biweekly Fixed Rate Note (without Conversion Option)--Single (FNMA 3265) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Biweekly Fixed Rate Note (without Conversion Option)--Single (FNMA 3265) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Biweekly Payment Rider (Fixed Rate with Conversion)--Single (FNMA 3177) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Biweekly Payment Rider (Fixed Rate with Conversion)--Single (FNMA 3177) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Biweekly Payment Rider (Fixed Rate without Conversion) (FNMA 3178) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Biweekly Payment Rider (Fixed Rate without Conversion) (FNMA 3178) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Condominium Rider--Single-Family (FNMA 3140) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Condominium Rider--Single-Family (FNMA 3140) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Construction Loan Addendum to Note--Fannie Mae HomeStyle Model (FNMA 3736)
  • Multistate Construction Loan Addendum to Note--Fannie Mae HomeStyle Model (FNMA 3736) Summary
  • Multistate Construction Loan Rider to Security Instrument--HomeStyle Model (FNMA 3737)
  • Multistate Construction Loan Rider to Security Instrument--HomeStyle Model (FNMA 3737) Summary
  • Multistate Convertible Adjustable Rate Rider--LIBOR 6-Month Index--Single (FNMA 3137)
  • Multistate Convertible Adjustable Rate Rider--LIBOR 6-Month Index--Single (FNMA 3137) Summary
  • Multistate Convertible Adjustable Rate Rider--Single Family--1-Year Treasury (FNMA 3118)
  • Multistate Convertible Adjustable Rate Rider--Single Family--1-Year Treasury (FNMA 3118) Summary
  • Multistate Convertible Adjustable Rate Rider--Single Family--CD Index (FNMA 3133)
  • Multistate Convertible Adjustable Rate Rider--Single Family--CD Index (FNMA 3133) Summary
  • Multistate Convertible Adjustable Rate Rider--Single Family--Cost of Funds (FNMA 3124)
  • Multistate Convertible Adjustable Rate Rider--Single Family--Cost of Funds (FNMA 3124) Summary
  • Multistate Convertible Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--10-Year Treasury--Single (FNMA 3181)
  • Multistate Convertible Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--10-Year Treasury--Single (FNMA 3181) Summary
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Note--1 Year Treasury Index--Single Family (FNMA 3522) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Note--1 Year Treasury Index--Single Family (FNMA 3522) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--1 Year Treasury Index--Single Family (FNMA 3182) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--1 Year Treasury Index--Single Family (FNMA 3182) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--1-Year Treasury Index--Single Family (FNMA 3183)
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--1-Year Treasury Index--Single Family (FNMA 3183) Summary
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--10 Year Treasury--First Lien (FNMA 3176) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--10 Year Treasury--First Lien (FNMA 3176) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--WSJ 1-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3187)
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--WSJ 1-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3187) Summary
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--WSJ 1-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3188)
  • Multistate Fixed/Adjustable Rate Rider--WSJ 1-Year LIBOR--Single Family (FNMA 3188) Summary
  • Multistate Investor Rider to Security Instrument--Single Family (FNMA 3738)
  • Multistate Investor Rider to Security Instrument--Single Family (FNMA 3738) Summary
  • Multistate Planned Unit Development Rider--Single-Family (FNMA 3150) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Planned Unit Development Rider--Single-Family (FNMA 3150) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Second Home Rider--Single-Family (FNMA 3890) (Revised 1/01)
  • Multistate Second Home Rider--Single-Family (FNMA 3890) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002)
  • Multistate Timely Payment Rewards Addendum to Note--Single Family (FNMA 1410)
  • Multistate Timely Payment Rewards Addendum to Note--Single Family (FNMA 1410) Summary
  • Multistate Timely Payment Rewards Rider--Single Family (FNMA 1412)
  • Multistate Timely Payment Rewards Rider--Single Family (FNMA 1412) Summary
  • New York Balloon Fixed Rate Note--Single Family (FNMA 3260.33) (Revised 5/02)
  • New York Balloon Fixed Rate Note--Single Family (FNMA 3260.33) Summary (Revised August 25, 2002)
  • New York Consolidation, Extension, and Modification Agreement--Single Family (FNMA 3172) (Revised May 2011. This is a comprehensive FNMA agreement in which the borrower agrees to take over all of the obligation under the note and mortgages as consolidated and modified by the agreement.)
  • New York Consolidation, Extension, and Modification Agreement--Single Family (FNMA 3172) Summary (Revised October 2010. This document summary sets forth instructions as to FNMA Form 3172. Lenders may name MERS as the mortgagee of record. The property may be identified as a one- or two-family house.)
  • New York Fixed Rate Note--Single Family (FNMA 3233) (This is the standard form note promulgated by Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac for use in New York for fixed rate loans (see also Document Summary below). This is a basic secured promissory note for payment of equal fixed monthly payments. (1/01))
  • New York Fixed Rate Note--Single Family (FNMA 3233) Summary (Revised September 3, 2002. This document summary sets forth instructions as to FNMA Form 3233, including a number of authorized changes, such as "initial lines" and insertion of social security numbers.)

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  • Building Loan Rider to the Adjustable Rate Note (This is a building loan rider to an adjustable rate note that makes interest payable only on the funds disbursed. It provides for equal monthly payments of principal and interest.)
  • First Mortgage (NYBTU Form 8014) (Legal) (This is a simple form of a first mortgage, originally promulgated by the New York Board of Title Underwriters (now the New York State Land Title Association). Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 2.29[2][h][iii].)
  • First Mortgage (NYBTU Form 8014) (Letter) (This is a simple form of a first mortgage, originally promulgated by the New York Board of Title Underwriters (now the New York State Land Title Association). Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 2.29[2][h][iii].)
  • Mortgage (Statutory Form M) (This is the New York statutory form of mortgage pursuant to R.P.L. § 258. The terms used in the mortgage are construed in detail in R.P.L. § 254. This form provides the basics for any New York mortgage.)
  • Mortgage Note (NYBTU Form 8011) (Legal) (This is a simple form of a note secured by a mortgage, originally promulgated by the New York Board of Title Underwriters (now the New York State Land Title Association). Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 2.29[2][h][iii].)
  • Mortgage Note (NYBTU Form 8011) (Letter) (This is a simple form of a note secured by a mortgage, originally promulgated by the New York Board of Title Underwriters (now the New York State Land Title Association). Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 2.29[2][h][iii].)
  • Mortgage Note for Medium-sized Commercial Loans (1999) (ABCNY)
  • Mortgage Rider (This is a rider to a mortgage. It has no effect if the lender's rights are bought by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., the Federal National Mortgage Association or the Government National Mortgage Association of any other federal or state agency.)
  • Mortgage, Security Agreement and Assignment of Leases and Rents (1999) (ABCNY)
  • Recording Page (This form contains the record and return information. It is required for any document that must be recorded.)
  • Subordinate Mortgage (NYBTU Form 8015) (Letter) (This form is identical to the NYBTU Form 8014 First Mortgage, except that it adds paragraphs 14(j), 16 and 18 (in which the prior mortgage(s) are to be described). Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 2.29[2][h][iii].)

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  • Acceleration Affidavit (This affidavit by a bank (or its mortgage servicer) declares that the failure of the borrower to supply the bank with a fully executed HUD-1 Settlement Statement will constitute an event of default under the bank's mortgage.)
  • Acknowledgment of Assignment of Mortgage and Release (The signatory acknowledges the assignment of rights, title, interest and remedies (under a note and mortgage) by an assignor to an assignee, and the signatory agrees to attorn to the assignee as the new holder of a note and mortgage.)
  • Affidavit By Borrower Under Section 255 of the Tax Law - Alternate Version (This alternative affidavit includes the amount of Mortgage B and the single lien.)
  • Assignment of Mortgage With Covenant (Statutory Form J) (This is the statutory form of assignment of mortgage under R.P.L. ? 258, which contains a covenant by the assignor as to the sum then owing on the mortgage.)
  • Assignment of Mortgage Without Covenant (Statutory Form I) (This is the statutory form of assignment of mortgage under R.P.L. ? 258, which does not contain a covenant by the assignor as to the sum then owing on the mortgage (see Assignment of Mortgage With Covenant (Statutory Form J)).)
  • Assignment of Mortgage Without Recourse or Covenant (This is an assignment of a mortgage and note to a new holder. It is made without recourse and without covenant or warranty by the assignor.)
  • Assignments of Leases and Rents (This is an assignment of leases and rents from a borrower to a lender in connection with a note and mortgage. It is an absolute present assignment, not just a security interest.)
  • Building Loan Agreement (This is an agreement with a lender for a loan to construct a house that establishes guidelines for the use of the loan proceeds and addresses the special problems that arise when a loan is advanced in installments as construction progresses.)
  • Building Loan Schedule (4 Draws) (This is a schedule for four draws on a construction loan, divided into categories of work that must be completed for the draw to be made.)
  • Discharge of Mortgage (By this document, the specified bank certifies that a described mortgage has been paid and consents that it be discharged of record. Reference: New York Practice Guide: Real Estate ? 3.03[4].)
  • Exemption Affidavit (Tax Law § 253.1-a) (This is an attorney's affidavit that a mortgage is being presented for recording, that the mortgaged premises consists of 1-6 dwelling units with separate cooking facilities, and that exemption is being claimed from the additional mortgage tax.)
  • Extension Agreement--Section 255 Affidavit By Borrower (This is an affidavit by borrower that the mortgage has been extended by an extension agreement being presented for recording. This is commonly called a "255 affidavit". Anyone with knowledge of the facts can sign.)
  • Extension Agreement--Section 255 Affidavit By Lender (This is an affidavit by the holder of a mortgage that the mortgage has been extended by an extension agreement being presented for recording. This is commonly called a "255 affidavit." Anyone with knowledge of the facts can sign.)
  • Loan Settlement Statement from Bank (This is a loan settlement statement from a bank to the borrower setting forth the terms of the loan and the expenses thereof, whether charged by the bank or others. The federal RESPA requires delivery of a good faith estimate of settlement charges.)
  • Mortgage Assignment Affidavit (Statement of Mortgagor or Assignee) (This is an affidavit by an owner/mortgagor/assignee that the assignee is not acting as a nominee of the mortgagor and that all the mortgages being assigned continue to secure a bona fide obligation. This affidavit is commonly called a "275 affidavit".)
  • Mortgage Loans: Covenant Not to Sue Agreement (The lender covenants not to sue the borrower and its general and limited partners with respect to any matter arising from its mortgage loans made to the borrower. The borrower releases the lender from any claims arising from the loans.)
  • Mortgage Modification, Consolidation and Extension Agreement (This is a comprehensive agreement to secure a demand note with a mortgage and to consolidate, modify and extend the demand note and mortgage with a prior note and mortgage held by the same lender so as to constitute one debt secured by one mortgage.)
  • Mortgage Payoff and Discharge Guaranty (The seller's attorney ("Attorney") guarantees to the lender who will hold a mortgage on the premises, to the lender's attorney, to the title company insuring the lender and to the purchaser ("Obligees") that the Attorney will promptly pay off a note.)
  • Mortgage Severance and Splitting Agreement (This agreement splits the lien of a mortgage on five parcels of land securing several notes into five separate liens on each of the five parcels. The amounts of the five separate liens are to be specified.)
  • New Construction Loan: Inspection Report (This is a sample inspection report with respect to new construction. It states the portions of loan funds that will be advanced when the listed construction items are completed.)
  • Notice of Creation, Transfer or Termination of Tax Escrow Account (This is a notice from a mortgage investing institution to a director of real property tax services regarding new real property tax escrow accounts have been created to be held by it relative to properties listed.)
  • Notice of Lending (Lien Law § 73) (This notice is permitted by Lien Law &$#167; 73 and is intended to protect the lender from claims that it did not disburse the loan funds to the proper person. The Notice identifies the lender, the borrower and the owner, contractor or subcontractor.)
  • Putnam County Recording Page (Legal) (Use this particular recording page when recording a loan, note or mortgage in Putnam County.)
  • Recording Page (This form contains the record and return information. It is required for any document that must be recorded.)
  • Release of Part of Mortgaged Premises (This is a release of a described part of mortgaged premises from the lien(s) of one or more mortgages.)
  • Release of Part of Mortgaged Premises (Statutory Form K) (This is the statutory form of a release of part of the mortgaged premises under R.P.L. ? 258.)
  • Satisfaction of Mortgage (Individual or Corporation) (NYBTU 8035) (Legal) (NYBTU 8035)
  • Satisfaction of Mortgage (Individual or Corporation) (NYBTU 8035) (Letter) (NYBTU 8035)
  • Satisfaction of Mortgage (Statutory Form L) (This is the statutory form of satisfaction of mortgage under R.P.L. ? 258.)
  • Section 22 Borrower's Affidavit (This is the affidavit of the borrower as to a calculation of the net sum to be available to the borrower to pay for the cost of the improvement, which is referred to in and to be attached to the Building Loan Agreement as Schedule A.)
  • Spreader Agreement (This is an agreement to spread the lien of a mortgage on a portion of certain described premises to cover the entire premises (but the amount of the debt remains the same).)
  • Subordination Agreement (By this agreement, the holder of an existing mortgage agrees to subordinate its lien to the lien of a new mortgage. The subordination applies to any extension, renewal or modification of the new mortgage.)
  • Suffolk County Recording and Endorsement Page (Legal) (February 1999. Use this particular recording page when recording a loan, note or mortgage in Suffolk County.)
  • Tax Escrow Account Designation of Mortgage Investing Institution to Receive Tax Bills (RPTL § 954) (This is a designation by a property owner of a bank or other mortgage investing institution to receive tax bills for the property for so long as a tax escrow account remains in effect.)

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  • Acknowledgment by a Person Within/Outside New York State (RPL ? 309-a) (This is the statutory form for acknowledgment by a person within New York State pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and ? 309-b, effective September 1, 1999.)
  • Acknowledgment by a Subscribing Witness Within/Outside New York State (RPL ? 309-a) (This is the statutory form for acknowledgment by a subscribing witness within/without New York State pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and ? 309-b, effective September 1, 1999.)
  • Administrator's Deed (NYBTU Form 8005-B)
  • Bargain and Sale Deed With Covenant Against Grantor's Acts (Corporation) (Statutory Form CC) (This is the statutory form of bargain and sale deed with covenant against grantor's acts for execution by a corporation, pursuant to R.P.L. ? 258, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Bargain and Sale Deed With Covenant Against Grantor's Acts (Individual) (Statutory Form C) (This is the statutory form of bargain and sale deed with covenant against grantor's acts for execution by an individual, pursuant to R.P.L. ? 258, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Bargain and Sale Deed With Covenant Against Grantor's Acts--Ind. or Corp. (NYBTU Form 8002, 8007) (This is the standard NYBTU form of bargain and sale deed with covenant against grantor's acts for execution by an individual or a corporation, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Bargain and Sale Deed Without Covenant Against Grantor's Acts (Corporation) (Statutory Form BB) (This is the statutory form of bargain and sale deed without covenant against grantor's acts for execution by a corporation, pursuant to R.P.L. ? 258, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Bargain and Sale Deed Without Covenant Against Grantor's Acts (Individual) (Statutory Form B) (This is the statutory form of bargain and sale deed without covenant against grantor's acts for execution by an individual, pursuant to R.P.L. ? 258, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Bargain and Sale Deed Without Covenant Against Grantor's Acts--Ind. or Corp. (NYBTU Form 8001, 8006) (This is the standard NYBTU form of executor's deed for execution by an individual or a corporation, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Composite Deed Form Showing Comparison of Deed Clauses and Forms (This is a composite deed form showing a comparison of various deed clauses and forms. This form includes many optional clauses, including a mortgage assumption that complies with G.O.L. ? 5-705 if the grantee signs and ack. the deed for that purpose.)
  • Deed (Sheriff's) (This is a form of sheriff's deed following a sale at public auction to the highest bidder pursuant to judgment of foreclosure by a court, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Deed with Full Covenants (Corporation) (Statutory Form AA) (This is the statutory form of deed with full covenants for execution by a corporation pursuant to R.P.L. ? 258, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Deed with Full Covenants (Individual) (Statutory Form A) (This is the statutory form of deed with full covenants for execution by an individual pursuant to R.P.L. ? 258, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Executor's Deed (Statutory Form E) (This is the statutory form of executor's deed pursuant to R.P.L. ? 258, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Executor's Deed (Individual or Corporation) (NYBTU Form 8005-A, 8010) (This is the standard NYBTU form of executor's deed for execution by an individual or a corporation, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Quitclaim Deed (Corporation) (Statutory Form DD) (This is the statutory form of quitclaim deed for execution by a corporation pursuant to R.P.L. ? 258, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Quitclaim Deed (Individual) (Statutory Form D) (This is the statutory form of quitclaim deed for execution by an individual pursuant to R.P.L. ? 258, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Quitclaim Deed--Individual or Corporation (NYBTU Form 8004, 8009) (This is the standard NYBTU form of executor's deed for execution by an individual or a corporation, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Recording Page (This form contains the record and return information. It is required for any document that must be recorded.)
  • Referee's Deed in Foreclosure (Statutory Form F) (This is a referee's deed following a sale to the highest bidder pursuant to judgment of foreclosure by a court, together with statutory forms of acknowledgment pursuant to R.P.L. ? 309-a and 309-b.)
  • Warranty Deed With Full Covenants--Individual or Corporation (NYBTU Form 8003, 8008) (This is the standard NYBTU form of warranty deed with full covenants, for execution by an individual or a corporation. For statutory construction of the covenants, see R.P.L. ? 253.)

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  • Addendum--Escrow Release Authorization (This is a simple authorization of release of funds held in escrow pursuant to a contract of sale. This is a Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. form (3/22/91).)
  • Affidavit Used Where Nominal Consideration is Expressed in a Deed Other than Fiduciary Deed (This is an affidavit by the grantees of a deed reciting nominal consideration that the deed was a gratuitous transfer and that the grantors of the deed were fully solvent at the time the deed was delivered.)
  • Affidavit as to Expired Oil and Gas Lease (This clause for an affidavit of title states that during the affiant's period of ownership there have been no drilling operations on the premises, no royalties have been received and that, therefore, the recorded oil and gas lease has expired.)
  • Affidavit as to Power of Attorney Being in Full Force (This is an affidavit by attorney in fact given in connection with execution and delivery of a document pursuant to a power of attorney. It contains the essential provisions, such as that the power of attorney had not been revoked or terminated.)
  • Affidavit by Grantee/Grantor: No Judgments (This is an affidavit of no judgments or liens by a grantee or grantor. It also asks the affiant to state that he has been known by the name in which the affidavit is made for the last specified period of years (usually ten years).)
  • Affidavit for Survey Coverage (This is a title insurance company survey affidavit by an owner to obtain survey coverage under the title policy that, among other things, the affiant is the owner; the property is not subject to a contract; and there are no tenants other than those named.)
  • Affidavit of Compliance with Smoke Detector Requirement for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (This affidavit is required in N.Y. City in connection with the sale of a one or two family dwelling, or a cooperative apartment or condominium unit in a one- or two-family dwelling, stating that an operable smoke detecting device is installed.)
  • Affidavit of Title (This an affidavit by a mortgagor that the premises have been held by the mortgagor [and the mortgagor's predecessor in title] for a period of a specified number of years, that the possession was undisturbed, and that the title has never been disputed.)
  • Affidavit: "No Other Name" and "No Judgments" (This is an affidavit of no judgments, bankruptcy, assignments for the benefit of creditors or encumbrances by the owner of the premises.)
  • Affidavit: Building Line Restrictions (This affidavit recites that a survey shows that a building line restriction runs through the front of the house. The affiant states that the house has existed in its present location for a specified number of years without any claims or complaints.)
  • Affidavit: Carbon Monoxide Detector (Exec. Law § 378(5-a)) (Installation of a carbon monoxide detector is required in every 1 or 2 family dwelling, condo or coop constructed or offered for sale in N.Y.S. after Nov. 27, 2002. Exec. Law Sec. 378(5-a) (N.Y.S. Building Code).)
  • Affidavit: Fence Lines -- Version 1 (States that survey shows fences are at variance with lot lines. Affiant states that at no time did adjoining property owners assert any claim. Note that Ahl v. Jackson, 272 A.D.2d 965 (4th Dept. 2000) requires conveyance, not an affidavit.)
  • Affidavit: Fence Lines -- Version 2 (States that survey shows fence does not run directly along lot lines and that affiants? ownership interests are reflected by the survey. Note that Ahl v. Jackson, 272 A.D.2d 965 (4th Dept. 2000) requires conveyance, not an affidavit.)
  • Affidavit: Lot Line Restrictions (This affidavit recites that a survey shows that the house and garage are located closer to the lot line of the property than is permitted by restrictive covenants affecting the premises.)
  • Affidavit: No Judgments (This is an affidavit of no judgments, liens, bankruptcies or incompetencies by the owner of the premises.)
  • Affidavit: Smoke Alarm (Exec. Law ? 378(5)) (This affidavit is required in N.Y. State by Exec. Law § 378(5) in connection with the sale of a one or two family residential dwelling, stating that an operable single station smoke detecting alarm device or devices is installed.)
  • Affidavit: Smoke Alarm (Exec. Law ? 378(5)) and Carbon Monoxide Detector (Exec. Law ? 378(5-a)) (The smoke alarm affidavit is required in N.Y. State by Exec. Law § 378(5) in connection with the sale of a one or two family residential dwelling, stating that an operable single station smoke detecting alarm device or devices is installed.)
  • Affidavit: Solvency (This is an affidavit from the seller/grantor for the benefit of the purchaser/grantee and the title company insuring title that the deed is an absolute conveyance and not a mortgage and that the stated price has been paid.)
  • Affidavit: Survey Coverage Endorsement (This is a title insurance company survey affidavit by an owner to obtain survey coverage under the title policy that, among other things, the affiants are the owners of the premises described in the title report.)
  • Attorney Guarantee: Water Charges (This is a guarantee by the attorneys for the sellers that all water charges attributable to the premises have or will be paid and an indemnity against any loss due to such water charges that become liens by virtue of the seller's ownership.)
  • Attorney Opinion Letter--Good and Marketable Title (This is a certification by an attorney that he has conducted an examination of the records in the County Clerk's office, in the County Surrogate's office and the U.S. District Court according to the abstract of title by a named search company.)
  • Buying Your Home - Settlement Costs and Helpful Information (HUD-398-H[4]) (This HUD pamphlet describes the processes of home buying, financing and settlement. Lenders and mortgage brokers are required by federal RESPA give this pamphlet to home buyers when they apply for a loan or within three business days thereafter.)
  • Certification of Title by Attorney (This is a certification of title by a law firm to a purchaser/client based on an examination of an abstract of title prepared by an abstract company, an instrument survey map and other title documents.)
  • Closing Letter from Bank to Loanee (This is a closing letter from a bank to a loanee setting forth the status of the loan in anticipation of satisfaction of the loan at a closing. The amount needed to satisfy the loan is usually calculated as of a day after the closing.)
  • Closing Statement (This is a form of closing statement used to memorialize what happened at the closing, including a list or persons present, a calculation of the credits to the seller and purchaser and the balance due at the closing.)
  • Closing Statement -- Cooperative Apartment (This Closing Statement is designed for cooperative apartment sales. The standard documents delivered are a stock certificate, proprietary lease and consent of the cooperative corporation.)
  • Common Driveway Agreement (Adjoining owners declare driveway to be a common driveway as shown on attached survey, to be perpetually maintained; mutually grant perpetual right to use and mutually release any claim to property underlying driveway. See Fence Agreement (Monroe County).)
  • Consent for Attorney Guarantee (This consent by a seller contemplates that, in connection with the closing, the seller's law firm may be requested to guarantee payment of certain charges assessed against the seller's property, such as real property taxes, water charges, etc.)
  • Durable General Power of Attorney Effective at a Future Time (Springing Power)(Statutory Short Form) (This is the statutory form of durable general power of attorney effective at a future time or upon the occurrence of a contingency specified in the instrument, pursuant to G.O.L. ? 5-1506.)
  • Escrow Agreement (Condition to Closing) (This is an escrow agreement between a seller, a purchaser and an escrow agent for escrow of funds at the closing of title until a condition to the closing under the contract of sale has been complied with.)
  • Escrow Deposit Letter
  • Escrow Release Authorization (By signing this form, the purchase and seller authorize the escrow agent to release the down payment or other funds held in escrow pursuant to an agreement of purchase and sale.)
  • FIRPTA Affidavit of Facts (This is an affidavit as to facts establishing that the purchaser need not withhold tax required by FIRPTA on the disposition of U.S. real property. In this case, the transferor is not a non-resident alien and has a social security number.)
  • FIRPTA Certification of Non-Foreign Status (Version 1) (For corporation, partnership, trust or estate transferor.)
  • FIRPTA Certification of Non-Foreign Status (Version 2) (For entity-corporation, partnership, LLC, trust or estate.)
  • FIRPTA Non-Foreign Certification by Individual Transferor (This is a certification as to facts establishing that the purchaser need not withhold tax required by FIRPTA on the disposition of U.S. real property. In this case, the transferor is not a non-resident alien and has a social security number.)
  • Fence Agreement (Monroe County) (Neighbor conveys and quit claims to owner all neighbor?s interest in land between boundary line and fence on owner?s property. Drafted by Monroe County Bar Association in response to Ahl v. Jackson, 272 A.D.2d 965 (4th Dept. 2000).)
  • Fence and Boundary Affidavit (Owners state that survey shows owners? fence runs near a common boundary line but is situated inside adjoining property. Note that Ahl v. Jackson, 272 A.D.2d 965 (4th Dept. 2000) requires conveyance, not an affidavit. See Fence Agreement (Monroe County).)
  • Good Faith Estimate (HUD-GFE) (This GFE gives you an estimate of your settlement charges and loan terms if you are approved for this loan.)
  • Information Request (UCC11) (July 19, 2012. Attention: New York does not yet accept the revisions in this new form. File "New York Information Request (UCC11)" instead.)
  • Information Statement (UCC5) (July 19, 2012. Attention: New York does not yet accept the revisions in this new form. File "New York Information Statement (UCC5)" instead.)
  • Memorandum of Trust Proceeds (This is a memorandum of trust proceeds by a law firm, which details the application of the mortgage proceeds, proceeds of the sale or other funds received into the firm's trust account and disbursed by the firm in accordance with the contract of sale.)
  • New York Information Request (UCC11) (May 9, 2001. Complies with Article 9 revision, July 2001.)
  • New York Information Statement (UCC5) (May 22, 2002. Complies with Article 9 revision, July 2001.)
  • New York Statutory Power of Attorney Affidavit as to Power of Attorney
  • New York UCC Financing Statement (UCC1) (May 22, 2002. Complies with Article 9 revision, July 2001.)
  • New York UCC Financing Statement Addendum (UCC1Ad) (May 22, 2002. Complies with Article 9 revision, July 2001.)
  • New York UCC Financing Statement Additional Party (UCC1AP) (May 22, 2002. Complies with Article 9 revision, July 2001.)
  • New York UCC Financing Statement Amendment (UCC3) (May 22, 2002. Complies with Article 9 revision, July 2001.)
  • New York UCC Financing Statement Amendment Addendum (UCC3Ad) (July 29, 1998. Complies with Article 9 revision, July 2001.)
  • New York UCC Financing Statement Amendment Additional Party (UCC3AP) (May 22, 2002. Complies with Article 9 revision, July 2001.)
  • New York UCC Financing Statement Cooperative Addendum (UCC1CAd) (June 14, 2001. Complies with Article 9 revision, July 2001.)
  • Nondurable General Power of Attorney (Statutory Short Form) (This is the statutory form of nondurable general power of attorney pursuant to G.O.L. § 5-1502. It gives the agent broad powers to handle the principal's property during his lifetime, including the power to sell any real or personal property.)
  • Power of Attorney (New York Statutory Short Form) (Effective date: September 12, 2010. This is the statutory form of durable general power of attorney pursuant to G.O.L. ? 5-1501. It gives the agent broad powers to handle the principal's property during his lifetime.)
  • Recording Page (This form contains the record and return information. It is required for any document that must be recorded.)
  • Settlement Statement (HUD-1) (This is the federal HUD form designed to provide disclosure of all charges imposed on the borrower and seller, pursuant to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, 12 U.S.C. ? 2601 et seq. Instructions included. (Effective date: January 16, 2009))
  • Settlement Statement (HUD-1) (1986) (This is the federal HUD form designed to provide disclosure of all charges imposed on the borrower and seller, pursuant to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, 12 U.S.C. ? 2601 et seq. Instructions included. (3/86))
  • Settlement Statement--Optional Form for Transactions Without Sellers (HUD-1A) (This alternate form of settlement statement is for refinancing loans or subordinate lien loans, where there is a borrower but no seller.)
  • Settlement Statement--Optional Form for Transactions Without Sellers (HUD-1A) (1994) (This alternate form of settlement statement is for refinancing loans or subordinate lien loans, where there is a borrower but no seller. Instructions included. (2/94))
  • Standards for Closing a Contract for the Sale of Real Property (These are standards for closing a contract of sale, providing guidance to the attorneys for the parties as to their respective responsibilities. The seller's attorney must provide a redated search of title and redated survey.)
  • Survey: Affidavit of No Change (This is an affidavit by the owner that the exterior lines of the buildings shown on a survey have not been changed since the survey was made and that the survey discloses the buildings in all respects as they now exist.)
  • Termination of Possession and Release of Escrow (This agreement contemplates that the seller has remained in possession of the premises after the closing pursuant to a possession agreement. It acknowledges that the seller has vacated the premises.)
  • Time of the Essence Notice Letter--Purchaser (Most N.Y. standard contracts of sale do not make time of the essence. Under New York case law, either party may unilaterally make time of the essence for a closing as of a specified date. This is a letter from the purchaser making time of the essence.)
  • Time of the Essence Notice Letter--Seller (Most N.Y. standard contracts of sale do not make time of the essence. Under N.Y. case law, either party may unilaterally make time of the essence for a closing as of a specified date. This is a letter from the seller making time of the essence.)
  • Title Examination Information Sheet (This is an information sheet to be filled in by a title examiner in connection with an examination of title. It notes matters to be disposed of before closing and exceptions to appear on the title certification.)
  • UCC Financing Statement (UCC1) (April 20, 2011. Attention: New York does not yet accept the revisions in this new form. File "New York UCC Financing Statement (UCC1)" instead.)
  • UCC Financing Statement Addendum (UCC1Ad) (April 20, 2011. Attention: New York does not yet accept the revisions in this new form. File "New York UCC Financing Statement Addendum (UCC1Ad)" instead.)
  • UCC Financing Statement Additional Party (UCC1AP) (August 22, 2011. Attention: New York does not yet accept the revisions in this new form. File "New York UCC Financing Statement Additional Party (UCC1AP)" instead.)
  • UCC Financing Statement Amendment (UCC3) (April 20, 2011. Attention: New York does not yet accept the revisions in this new form. File "New York UCC Financing Statement Amendment (UCC3)" instead.)
  • UCC Financing Statement Amendment Addendum (UCC3Ad) (April 20, 2011. Attention: New York does not yet accept the revisions in this new form. File "New York UCC Financing Statement Amendment Addendum (UCC3Ad)" instead.)
  • UCC Financing Statement Amendment Additional Party (UCC3AP) (August 22, 2011. Attention: New York does not yet accept the revisions in this new form. File "New York UCC Financing Statement Amendment Additional Party (UCC3AP)" instead.)

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  • FIRPTA Affidavit of Facts (This is an affidavit as to facts establishing that the purchaser need not withhold tax required by FIRPTA on the disposition of U.S. real property. In this case, the transferor is not a non-resident alien and has a social security number.)
  • FIRPTA Certification of Non-Foreign Status (Version 1) (For corporation, partnership, trust or estate transferor.)
  • FIRPTA Certification of Non-Foreign Status (Version 2) (For entity-corporation, partnership, LLC, trust or estate.)
  • FIRPTA Non-Foreign Certification by Individual Transferor
  • Information Collection Form for Proceeds From Real Estate Transactions (1099-S)
  • Proceeds From Real Estate Transactions (1099-S) (2012) (This is a federal tax form that is used to report the proceeds from real estate transactions that must be filed by the person responsible for closing the transaction.)
  • Proceeds From Real Estate Transactions (1099-S) (2013) (This is a federal tax form that is used to report the proceeds from real estate transactions that must be filed by the person responsible for closing the transaction.)
  • Proceeds From Real Estate Transactions (1099-S) (2014) (This is a federal tax form that is used to report the proceeds from real estate transactions that must be filed by the person responsible for closing the transaction. Note the Instructions to the Transferor and Note to Filers.)
  • Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification (W-9) (August 2013. Instructions included.)

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  • Combined Real Estate Transfer Tax Return, Credit Line Mortgage Certificate, etc. (TP-584) (Barcode) (Revised 4/13 for 8.5" x 11" paper. In NY City, the Automated City Register Information System (ACRIS) will replace the paper versions of the TP-584.)
  • Mortgage Recording Tax Return (MT-15) (August 2014. Use this form when the mortgaged property is located in more than one county and the taxes apply in one but not all counties.)
  • New York State Real Estate Transfer Tax Return Supplemental Schedules (TP-584.1) (November 2009. This New York State form incorporates supplemental schedules to the State transfer tax return, with barcode.)
  • New York State Release of Lien of Estate Tax (ET-117) (January 2012. Real property or cooperative apartment.)
  • Nonresident Cooperative Unit Estimated Income Tax Payment Form (IT-2664) (2011) (For use on sale or transfer of a cooperative unit by a nonresident of New York State. This form is valid for sales or transfers (date of conveyance) after December 31, 2010 but before January 1, 2012. Instructions included.)
  • Nonresident Cooperative Unit Estimated Income Tax Payment Form (IT-2664) (2012) (For use on sale or transfer of a cooperative unit by a nonresident of New York State. This form is valid for sales or transfers (date of conveyance) after December 31, 2011, but before January 1, 2013. Instructions included.)
  • Nonresident Cooperative Unit Estimated Income Tax Payment Form (IT-2664) (2013) (For use on sale or transfer of a cooperative unit by a nonresident of New York State. This form is valid for sales or transfers (date of conveyance) after December 31, 2012, but before January 1, 2014. Instructions included.)
  • Nonresident Cooperative Unit Estimated Income Tax Payment Form (IT-2664) (2014) (For use on sale or transfer of a cooperative unit by a nonresident of New York State. This form is valid for sales or transfers (date of conveyance) after December 31, 2013, but before January 1, 2015. Instructions included.)
  • Nonresident Real Property Estimated Income Tax Payment Form (IT-2663) (2011) (For use on sale or transfer of real property by a nonresident of New York State. This form is valid for sales or transfers (date of conveyance) after December 31, 2010, but before January 1, 2012. Instructions included.)
  • Nonresident Real Property Estimated Income Tax Payment Form (IT-2663) (2012) (For use on sale or transfer of real property by a nonresident of New York State. This form is valid for sales or transfers (date of conveyance) after December 31, 2011, but before January 1, 2013. Instructions included.)
  • Nonresident Real Property Estimated Income Tax Payment Form (IT-2663) (2013) (For use on sale or transfer of real property by a nonresident of New York State. This form is valid for sales or transfers (date of conveyance) after December 31, 2012, but before January 1, 2014. Instructions included.)
  • Nonresident Real Property Estimated Income Tax Payment Form (IT-2663) (2014) (For use on sale or transfer of real property by a nonresident of New York State. Tax Law - Article 22, Section 663. This form is valid for sales or transfers (date of conveyance) after December 31, 2013, but before January 1, 2015. Instructions included.)
  • Power of Attorney (POA-1) (September 2010. This is a power of attorney for State and New York City tax matters. Instructions included.)
  • Real Estate Investment Trust Transfer Tax Return and Credit Line Mortgage Cert. (TP-584-REIT) (This form may only be used for Real Estate Investment Trust Transfers that have met certain conditions. See http://www.tax.state.ny.us/pdf/memos/real_estate/m06_1r.pdf.)
  • Real Estate Transfer Tax Claim for Refund (TP-592.2) (April 2013. Any person(s) claiming a refund of the real estate transfer tax paid pursuant to Tax Law Article 31 must file this form within two years from the date of payment.)
  • Real Estate Transfer Tax Return for Public Utilitiy Companies and Gov. Agencies (TP-584.2) (Public utilities and government agencies who are granted easements and licenses for a consideration of less than $500 may use this form in lieu of TP-584 (10/96).)
  • Real Property Transfer Report (RP-5217) -- Barcode Labels for County Clerk (March 1997. Print up to 14 barcode labels. For use with RP-5217.)
  • Real Property Transfer Report (RP-5217) -- Barcode for Filers (March 1997. Many counties do not accept the HotDocs version of this form, requiring the use of the original multi-part paper version when filing a deed. Please contact your county recording officer's office before filling out this form.)
  • Real Property Transfer Report (RP-5217-PDF) -- Barcode Labels for County Clerk (October 2010. Print up to 14 barcode labels. For use with RP-5217-PDF.)
  • Real Property Transfer Report (RP-5217-PDF) -- Barcode for Filers (October 2010. Many counties do not accept the HotDocs version of this form, requiring the use of the original multi-part paper version when filing a deed. Please contact your county recording officer's office before filling out this form.)

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  • Affidavit In Lieu of Registration Statement (OHP Form AF-1) (This affidavit should be used in New York City when the instrument does not affect an entire multiple dwelling (see examples listed in the form). Otherwise, a Registration Statement must be filed.)
  • Affidavit of Compliance with Smoke Detector Requirement for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (This affidavit is required in N.Y. City in connection with the sale of a one or two family dwelling, or a cooperative apartment or condominium unit in a one- or two-family dwelling, stating that an operable smoke detecting device is installed.)
  • Customer Registration Form for Water and Sewer Billing (February 2014)
  • New York City Real Property Transfer Report (RP-5217NYC) (Effective January 1, 2003, this report must accompany all deeds upon filing with the New York City Register or Richmond County Clerk. Covered are property, sale and assessment information. R.P.L. Sec. 333(1)(e). Instructions included.)
  • New York City Real Property Transfer Tax Return (NYC-RPT) (This is a package of New York City transfer tax documents. ACRIS will replace the paper versions of the TP-584, NYC-RPT, RP-5217NYC, Smoke Detector Affidavit, Property Owner's Registration Form, and Customer Registration Form for Water and Sewer Billing.)
  • Preliminary Residential Property Transfer Form (OHP Form 515) (The NYC Housing Maintenance Code requires owners of multiple dwellings to register their properties with the Dept. of Housing Preservation and Dev. This form or the Affidavit In Lieu or Registration Statement must be submitted to the Dept. of Finance.)
  • Property Owner's Registration Form (Included in New York City Real Property Transfer Tax Return (NYC-RPT))

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  • City of Mount Vernon Real Property Transfer Tax Return (Revised 8/84.)
  • City of Yonkers Real Property Transfer Tax Return
  • Columbia County Supplemental Real Estate Transfer Tax Return
  • Orange County Clerk's Office Recording Page (Legal)
  • Otsego County Cover Sheet
  • Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund (Legal) (This tax return form was created by the Suffolk County Clerk's Office at the direction of state and local laws. This form is similar to the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance TP-584, but differs in the rate of tax, exemptions and thresholds.)

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  • Application for Alternative Veterans Exemption from Real Property Taxation (RP-458-a) (April 2014. General information and instructions for completing this form are contained in Form RP-458-INS. Instructions included.)
  • Application for Veterans Exemption from Real Property Taxation (RP-458) (General information and instructions for completing this form are contained in Form RP-458-INS. Instructions included. January 2007.)
  • Renewal Application for Alternative Veterans Exemption from Real Property Taxation (RP-458-a-Dis) (Renewal Application for Alternative Veterans Exemption from Real Property Taxation Based On Change in Service Connected Disability Compensation Rating (RP-458-a-Dis). Instructions included. August 2006.)

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  • NYC: Carbon Monoxide Detector--Certificate of Installation (The New York City Administrative Code and rules require the owner of certain residential premises to file with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (DHPD) a certification of satisfactory installation of carbon monoxide detecting devices.)
  • NYC: Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector--Certificate of Installation (The New York City Administrative Code and rules require the owner of certain residential premises to file with DHPD a certification of satisfactory installation of smoke and carbon monoxide detecting devices.)
  • Notice Under Mechanic's Lien Law (This is a notice to the County Clerk under Lien Law ? 9 (private improvement) that a lienor has and claims a mechanic's lien on real property owned by a specified owner for labor and/or materials furnished to the owner.)
  • Oil and Gas Lease: Amendment and Ratification (The agreement amends a preexisting oil and gas lease and places certain restrictions on the lessee as to burying pipelines, location of wells and equipment in relation to houses, and payment for any damage caused by it operation.)

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