Category Archives: New York Real Estate

July 1, 2019 New York State and New York City Real Estate Transfer Taxes Slated to Rise!

New York State real estate transfer tax and New York City mansion tax

July 1st the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance will be imposing an increase in the state real estate transfer tax and mansion tax in New York City!  The NYS transfer tax increase will affect residential property sales above $3MM and all other property types sales above $2MM. the increase will be $2.50 per […]

Whoa! New York Homebuyers Face An Average Down Payment Of $347,614!

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Wait a second! Did I really mean to say that New York homebuyers face an average purchase price of $347,614? No, you read it correctly the first time! Incredibly, while the national average down payment for a new home is $31,723, in the New York/New Jersey marketplace the number soars to $347,614 representing 37% of the average […]