Search Fees

Search fees vary by county and/or in the case of expedited search work. Please contact us for an estimate.

SearchDescriptionFee
10 Year Judgment & Lien SearchIncludes 10 year deed chain, judgments, liens, and mortgages$250
20 Year Judgment & Lien SearchIncludes 20 year deed chain, judgments, liens, and mortgages$295
Atttorney SearchIncludes 40 year deed chain, judgments, liens, open mortgages, and taxes$425
Bankruptcy Search $50
Business SearchIncludes judgments, liens, State and County UCC's, and bankruptcies on a business name or any name (10 yr search)$150
Certified Copies of DocumentsPrice varies per document. Please contact Cityscape for a specific quote$100+
Co-op w/out Insurance (All Other)Includes open mortgages, judgments, liens, UCC's, bankruptcies vs. seller, buyer, and cooperative$395
Co-op w/out Insurance (NYC)Includes open mortgages, judgments, liens, UCC's, bankruptcies vs. seller, buyer, and cooperative$295
Copies of DocumentsAll documents$50
Corporate Franchise TaxPer Corporation$100
Covenant & Restriction SearchIncludes covenants, restrictions, or easements recorded against a property$250
Foreclosure SearchIncludes 40 year deed search, judgments, liens, open mortgages, parties defendant, and taxes$395
Full Municipal Search (NYC)Includes H&B, Fire Violations, C/O, and ER$400
Full Municipal Search (non-NYC)Includes H&B, Fire Violations, C/O, and ER (where applicable)$450
Open Mortgage SearchIncludes any open mortgages on property$150
Single & Separate SearchDeed chain on subject premises + adjoining lots abutting PUE$500
Single Municipal Search+ surcharge (if applicable$95
Tax SearchShows taxes paid and owed as well as the assessed value of the property (NYC, Yonkers, New Rochelle, and Mt.Vernon)$80
UCC Search (State and/or County)Provides Filing Information, per name or property$100
Zoning Lot Certification$500

Recording Fees

Recording fees vary by county. Please contact us for an estimate.

New York City

Document/ItemDescriptionFee
Deed (5 pages)Residential Property (1 to 3 family) includes RP-5217 filing fee of $125 (+ add $5 per additional page)$187
Deed (5 pages)Commercial property (All other property types) includes RP-5217 filing fee of $250 (+ add $5 per additional page)$312
Mortgage (25 pages)(+ add $5 per additional page)$162
Power of Attorney (7 pages)(+ add $5 per additional page)$82
Condo POA (3 pages)(+ add $5 per additional page)$52
RPT Filing Fee (For Co-op)$100
UCC$40
Filing Misc. Items (Sat of Judgments, etc.)Price varies per document. Please contact Cityscape for a specific quoteTBD

Nassau County

Document/ItemDescriptionFee
Tax Map Verification LetterNassau County requires a tax map verification letter from the Nassau County Assessor's Office for each document presented for recording. Cost is a per-letter and per-block fee.$355
Deed (5 pages)Residential Property (1 to 3 family) includes RP-5217 filing fee of $125 (+ add $5 per additional page)$490
Deed (5 pages)Commercial property (All other property types) includes RP-5217 filing fee of $250 (+ add $5 per additional page)$615
Mortgage (25 pages)(+ add $5 per additional page)$470
Power of Attorney (7 pages)(+ add $5 per additional page)$380
Condo POA (3 pages)(+ add $5 per additional page)$360
UCC(+ add $300 per additional block)$340
Filing Misc. Items (Sat of Judgments, etc.)Price varies per document. Please contact Cityscape for a specific quoteTBD

Suffolk County

Document/ItemDescriptionFee
Real Property Verification FeeSuffolk County requires a Real Property Verification Fee for each document presented for recording. Cost is per parcel.$200
Mortgage Verification FeeSuffolk County requires a Mortgage Verification Fee for each document presented for recording that relates to Mortgages. Cost is per document.$300
Deed (5 pages)Residential Property (1 to 3 family) includes RP-5217 filing fee of $125 (+ add $5 per additional page)$195
Deed (5 pages)Commercial property (All other property types) includes RP-5217 filing fee of $250 (+ add $5 per additional page)$320
Mortgage (25 pages)(+ add $5 per additional page)$170
Power of Attorney (7 pages)(+ add $5 per additional page)$80
Condo POA (3 pages)(+ add $5 per additional page)$60
Filing Misc. Items (Sat of Judgments, etc.)Price varies per document. Please contact Cityscape for a specific quoteTBD

For rate-making purposes, New York State is divided into two zones as follows. Fees will depend on zone so obtaining a quote directly from us is always recommended.

Zone 1

Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Cortland, Delaware, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, St. Lawrence, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wyoming, Yates

Zone 2

Albany, Bronx, Columbia, Duchess, Greene, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester