1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 26: Miscellaneous

Section 393-D Sale of certified copies of property deeds

General Business (GBS)

Any person, corporation, association, partnership or other entity which sells or offers to sell in this state any certified copy of a property deed shall provide to the purchaser the following notice in at least twelve-point boldface type prior to the time of sale:

  "Certified copies of property deeds are available at the county clerk's office. The county clerk's office may charge a small fee for certified copies of such deeds, usually between two and four dollars a page. Since most property deeds are between two and five pages in length, a certified copy can usually be obtained for between four and twenty dollars."