Transfer rights and title to real estate properties in New York State with these easy-to-use Deed Forms. For mortgage documents, try our New York Mortgage Forms section.
Under New York disclosure laws, sellers must disclose to potential buyers information about the property, including:
- age and condition of the home,
- all defects known to the seller,
- details about mechanical systems and services, such as utilities, water source, drainage, HVAC, plumbing, etc.,
- environmental information such as whether the property is located in a flood plain, location of any fuel storage tanks or asbestos, and details of any toxic spills or leaks,
- structural information, including the condition of the roof and whether any smoke, fire, water or insect damage has occurred.
If the home was built prior to 1978, sellers must also disclose any lead-based paint hazards in accordance with federal law.