Bulletin: NY000559

Date:
January 14, 2015
To:
All New York State Agents, Office Counsel, and Managers
RE:
Nassau County - Tax Map Verification Letter

Effective January 14, 2015, documents presented to the Nassau County Clerk for recording and/or filing to be indexed against a Section, Block and Lot must include a Tax Map Verification letter issued by the Nassau County Department of Assessment.

Clarification of the process and implementation of the new local law has yet to be confirmed by the Department of Assessment. 

For information, attached please find a Notice recently issued by the Assessor as well as an informational page regarding the new local law found on Assessment’s website at http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/assessor/.  To process a Tax Map Verification letter online, from Assessment’s website go to Property Search and then continue to Tax Map Verification.

The Company will continue to seek confirmation from the Department of Assessment and advise.  If you have any questions relating to this or other bulletins, please contact 212-922-0050 and ask for any agency legal counsel.

Attachments: Assessor Notice; Local Law Info Page

 

THIS BULLETIN IS FURNISHED TO INFORM YOU OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS. AS A REMINDER, YOU ARE CHARGED WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTENT ON VIRTUAL UNDERWRITER  AS IT EXISTS FROM TIME TO TIME AS IT APPLIES TO YOU, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS. OUR UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS DO NOT AUTHORIZE OUR ISSUING AGENTS TO ENGAGE IN SETTLEMENTS OR CLOSINGS ON BEHALF OF STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT INTENDED TO DIRECT YOUR ESCROW OR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES OR TO CHANGE PROVISIONS OF APPLICABLE UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS. CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY, OR NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION SHOULD NEVER BE SHARED OR DISSEMINATED EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY LAW. IF APPLICABLE STATE LAW OR REGULATION IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS.

References

Bulletins Replaced:
None
Related Bulletins:
NY000550 Nassau County – Electronic RP-5217
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None