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Homeowners must re-register for STAR exemption

Nov 06, 2013

New legislation now requires all homeowners receiving a Basic STAR exemption to register with the New York State Tax Department in order to receive the exemption in 2014 and subsequent years.  Homeowners will not have to register in order to receive their 2013 STAR exemptions and will not have to re-register every year.  Based on the information provided in the registration process, the Tax Department will monitor homeowners’ eligibility in future years.  Registration began on August 19, 2013 and will continue through December 31, 2013.

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Empire State housing market stays hot in January

New York State home sales remained strong to start the new year with 8,698 closed sales, falling just shy of the 2017 record for January, according to the annual housing market report released by the New York State Association of REALTORS. The January statewide median sales price of $266,000 represented an increase of 8.4 percent from a year ago. Click here to read more.