J-51 Tax Incentive Program Extension and Reformation

December 31st of 2011 marked the expiration date for New York City’s J-51 tax incentive program.  Originally established in 1955, the program was created to promote renovation and upgrades to residential buildings with multiple units.  It included both an exemption and abatement.  The exemption would reduce the taxable assessed value […]

Let’s look at some recent home sales in Rosebank, Staten Island as reported by the New York City Department of Finance.

Rosebank is on the North Shore of Staten Island. Some of the great features of this neighborhood include beaches, waterfront parks, views of the Manhattan skyline, the Alice Austin House, and the Garibaldi-Meucci museum. Many of the homes here are older, some have been passed down for generations. It’s an […]