In last week's post we discussed the basic requirements for a New York real estate deed. This week we will take a look at some of the different types of deeds used to convey real property.
In New York, as in other jurisdictions, real property is transferred from one owner to another by means of a deed. A deed is the written legal instrument that transfers ownership.
People in New York undertake structural projects every day. Whether it's a commercial project -- like a skyscraper or retail center -- or a person's home, the utmost care must be taken in constructing the property. With the help of building code regulations and other construction standards, builders can ensure that the property will be safe and have a table for years to come.
A couple in Long Island recently filed a lawsuit against the community organization that owns the land on which their house is built, alleging that the organization imposed restrictions on marketing their home for sale - restrictions which the couple says are designed to keep the community almost all-white.