Form DOS-1614-F "Property Condition Disclosure Statement" - New York

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New York State
Department of State
Division of Licensing Services
P.O. Box 22001
Albany, NY 12201-2001
Customer Service: (518) 474-4429
www.dos.ny.gov
Property Condition Disclosure Statement
Name of Seller or Sellers:
Property Address:
General Instructions:
The Property Condition Disclosure Act requires the seller of residential real property to cause this disclosure statement or a copy of
thereof to be delivered to a buyer or buyer’s agent prior to the signing by the buyer of a binding contract of sale.
Purpose of Statement:
This is a statement of certain conditions and information concerning the property known to the seller. This Disclosure Statement is not a
warranty of any kind by the seller or by any agent representing the seller in this transaction. It is not a substitute for any inspections or tests
and the buyer is encouraged to obtain his or her own independent professional inspections and environmental tests and also is encouraged to
check public records pertaining to the property.
A knowingly false or incomplete statement by the seller on this form may subject the seller to claims by the buyer prior to or after the
transfer of title. In the event a seller fails to perform the duty prescribed in this article to deliver a Disclosure Statement prior to the signing by
the buyer of a binding contract of sale, the buyer shall receive upon the transfer of title a credit of $500 against the agreed upon purchase price
of the residential real property.
“Residential real property” means real property improved by a one to four family dwelling used or occupied, or intended to be used or
occupied, wholly or partly, as the home or resident of one or more persons, but shall not refer to (a) unimproved real property upon which such
dwellings are to be construction or (b) condominium units or cooperative apartments or (c) property on a homeowners’ association that is not
owned in fee simple by the seller.
Instruction to the Seller:
a. Answer all questions based upon your actual knowledge.
b. Attach additional pages with your signature if additional space is required.
c. Complete this form yourself.
d. If some items do not apply to your property, check “NA” (Non-applicable). If you do not know the answer
check “ Unknown.”
Seller’s Statement:
The seller makes the following representations to the buyer based upon the seller’s actual knowledge at the time of signing this
document. The seller authorized his or her agent, if any, to provide a copy of this statement to a prospective buyer of the residential real
property. The following are representations made by the seller and are not the representations of the seller’s agent.
GENERAL INFORMATION
1. How long have you owned the property? ......................................................................................................
2. How long have you occupied the property? ………………………………………………….....................
3. What is the age of the structure or structures? ……………………………………………………………
Note to buyer – If the structure was built before 1978 you are encouraged to investigate for the
presence of lead based paint.
4. Does anybody other than yourself have a lease, easement or any other right to use or occupy any
part of your property other than those stated in documents available in the public record, such as
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
rights to use a road or path or cut trees or crops? ………………………………………………………..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
5. Does anybody else claim to own any part of your property? If yes, explain below …………………..
6. Has anyone denied you access to the property or made a formal legal claim challenging your title
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
to the property? If yes, explain below ……………………………………………………………………..
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New York State
Department of State
Division of Licensing Services
P.O. Box 22001
Albany, NY 12201-2001
Customer Service: (518) 474-4429
www.dos.ny.gov
Property Condition Disclosure Statement
Name of Seller or Sellers:
Property Address:
General Instructions:
The Property Condition Disclosure Act requires the seller of residential real property to cause this disclosure statement or a copy of
thereof to be delivered to a buyer or buyer’s agent prior to the signing by the buyer of a binding contract of sale.
Purpose of Statement:
This is a statement of certain conditions and information concerning the property known to the seller. This Disclosure Statement is not a
warranty of any kind by the seller or by any agent representing the seller in this transaction. It is not a substitute for any inspections or tests
and the buyer is encouraged to obtain his or her own independent professional inspections and environmental tests and also is encouraged to
check public records pertaining to the property.
A knowingly false or incomplete statement by the seller on this form may subject the seller to claims by the buyer prior to or after the
transfer of title. In the event a seller fails to perform the duty prescribed in this article to deliver a Disclosure Statement prior to the signing by
the buyer of a binding contract of sale, the buyer shall receive upon the transfer of title a credit of $500 against the agreed upon purchase price
of the residential real property.
“Residential real property” means real property improved by a one to four family dwelling used or occupied, or intended to be used or
occupied, wholly or partly, as the home or resident of one or more persons, but shall not refer to (a) unimproved real property upon which such
dwellings are to be construction or (b) condominium units or cooperative apartments or (c) property on a homeowners’ association that is not
owned in fee simple by the seller.
Instruction to the Seller:
a. Answer all questions based upon your actual knowledge.
b. Attach additional pages with your signature if additional space is required.
c. Complete this form yourself.
d. If some items do not apply to your property, check “NA” (Non-applicable). If you do not know the answer
check “ Unknown.”
Seller’s Statement:
The seller makes the following representations to the buyer based upon the seller’s actual knowledge at the time of signing this
document. The seller authorized his or her agent, if any, to provide a copy of this statement to a prospective buyer of the residential real
property. The following are representations made by the seller and are not the representations of the seller’s agent.
GENERAL INFORMATION
1. How long have you owned the property? ......................................................................................................
2. How long have you occupied the property? ………………………………………………….....................
3. What is the age of the structure or structures? ……………………………………………………………
Note to buyer – If the structure was built before 1978 you are encouraged to investigate for the
presence of lead based paint.
4. Does anybody other than yourself have a lease, easement or any other right to use or occupy any
part of your property other than those stated in documents available in the public record, such as
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
rights to use a road or path or cut trees or crops? ………………………………………………………..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
5. Does anybody else claim to own any part of your property? If yes, explain below …………………..
6. Has anyone denied you access to the property or made a formal legal claim challenging your title
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
to the property? If yes, explain below ……………………………………………………………………..
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Property Condition Disclosure Statement
7. Are there any features of the property shared in common with adjoining landowners or a home-
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
owner’s association, such as walls, fences or driveways? If yes, describe below ………………….....
8. Are there any electric or gas utility surcharges for line extensions, special assessments or home-
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
owner or other association fees that apply to the property? If yes, describe below …………………..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
9. Are there certificates of occupancy related to the property? If no, explain below …………………….
ENVIRONMENTAL
Note to Seller:
In this section, you will be asked questions regarding petroleum products and hazardous or toxic substances that you know to have been
spilled, leaked or otherwise been released on the property or from the property onto any other property. Petroleum products may include, but
are not limited to, gasoline, diesel fuel, home heating fuel, and lubricants. Hazardous or toxic substances are products that could pose short or
long-term danger to personal health or the environment if they are not properly disposed of, applied or stored. These include, but are not
limited to, fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides, paint including paint thinner, varnish remover and wood preservatives, treated wood,
construction materials such as asphalt and roofing materials, antifreeze and other automotive products, batteries, cleaning solvents including
septic tank cleaners, household cleaners and pool chemicals and products containing mercury and lead.
Note to Buyer:
If contamination of this property from petroleum products and/or hazardous or toxic substances is a concern to you, you are urged to
consider soil and groundwater testing of this property.
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
10. Is any or all of the property located in a designated floodplain? If yes, explain below ……………..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
11. Is any or all of the property located in a designated wetland? If yes, explain below ………………..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
12. Is the property located in an agricultural district? If yes, explain below ……………………………...
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
13. Was the property ever the site of a landfill? If yes, explain below ……………………………………..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
14. Are there or have there ever been fuel storage tanks above or below the ground on the property?
● If yes, are they currently in use? ……………………………………………………………………….
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
● Location(s)
● Are they leaking or have they ever leaked? If yes, explain below ………………………………….
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
15. Is there asbestos in the structure? If yes, state location or locations below ………………………...
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Property Condition Disclosure Statement
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
16. Is lead plumbing present? If yes, state location or locations below ………………………………… ..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
17. Has a radon test been done? If yes, attach a copy of the report ……………………………………. ..
18. Has motor fuel, motor oil, home heating fuel, lubricating oil or any other petroleum product,
methane gas, or any hazardous or toxic substance spilled, leaked or otherwise been released on
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
the property or from the property onto any other property? If yes, describe below …………………
19. Has the property been tested for the presence of motor fuel, motor oil, home heating fuel,
lubricating oil, or any other petroleum product, methane gas, or any hazardous or toxic
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
substance? If yes, attach report(s) ………………………………………………………………………..
STRUCTURAL
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
20. Is there any rot or water damage to the structure or structures? If yes, explain below ……………..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
21. Is there any fire or smoke damage to the structure or structures? If yes, explain below ……………
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
22. Is there any termite, insect, rodent or pest infestation or damage? If yes, explain below …………..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
23. Has the property been tested for termite, insect, rodent or pest infestation or damage? ………… ..
If yes, please attached report(s)
24. What is the type of roof/roof covering (slate, asphalt, other)? ………………………………………….
● Any known material defects? ………………………………………………………………………… ..
● How old is the roof? ………………………………………………………………………………………
● Is there a transferable warrantee on the roof in effect now? If yes, explain below ……………….
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Property Condition Disclosure Statement
25. Are there any known material defects in any of the following structural systems: footings, beams,
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
girders, lintels, columns or partitions? ……………………………………………………………………
MECHANICAL SYSTEMS AND SERVICES
Well
Private
Municipal
26. What is the water source? (Check all that apply) ………………………………………………………
O
ther:
● If municipal, is it metered? ……………………………………………………………………………….
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
27. Has the water quality and/or flow rate been tested? ……………………………………………………
Public Sewer
Private Sewer
28. What is the type of sewage system? (Check all that apply) ……………………………………………
Septic
Cesspool
● If septic or cesspool, age? ……………………………………………………………………………...
● Date last pumped? ……………………………………………………………………………………...
● Frequency of pumping? ………………………………………………………………………………...
● Any known material defects? If yes, explain below …………………………………………………
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
29. Who is your electric service provider? ……………………………………………………………………
● What is the amperage? ………………………………………………………………………………....
● Does it have circuit breakers or fuses? ……………………………………………………………….
● Private or public poles? ………………………………………………………………………………..
● Any known material defects? If yes, explain below …………………………………………………
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
30. Are there any flooding, drainage or grading problems that resulted in standing water on any
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
portion of the property? If yes, state locations and explain below ………………………………….....
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
31. Does the basement have seepage that results in standing water? If yes, explain below …………
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Property Condition Disclosure Statement
Are there any known material defects in any of the following? If yes, explain below. Use additional
Sheets if necessary ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
32. Plumbing system? …………………………………………………………………………………………..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
33. Security system? …………………………………………………………………………………………….
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
34. Carbon monoxide detector? ……………………………………………………………………………….
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
35. Smoke detector? ……………………………………………………………………………………………
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
36. Fire sprinkler system? ………………………………………………………………………………………
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
37. Sump pump? ………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
38. Foundation/slab? ……………………………………………………………………………………………
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
39. Interior walls/ceilings? ………………………………………………………………………………………
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
40. Exterior walls or siding? ……………………………………………………………………………………
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
41. Floors? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
42. Chimney/fireplace or stove? ………………………………………………………………………………
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
43. Patio/deck? ………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
44. Driveway? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
45. Air conditioner? ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
46. Heating system? ……………………………………………………………………………………………
Yes
No
Unknown
NA
47. Hot water heater? …………………………………………………………………………………………..
48. The property is located in the following school district
Note: Buyer is encouraged to check public records concerning the property (e.g. tax records and wetland and floodplain maps).
The seller should use this area to further explain any item above. If necessary, attach additional pages and indicate here the number of
additional pages attached.
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