A California based manufacturer of architectural glass asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a NEW YORK Notice Under Mechanics Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement on a new gym located in a premier upscale apartment building in the Hudson Yards district within New York County.
When recording a NEW YORK Notice Under Mechanic’s Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement, you not only record the lien, but you also record with a copy of the lien a Affidavit Of Service By Certified Mail. This affects the fees you pay to record a lien. Cost for New York County for the lien itself is $30, regardless of the number of pages. In addition, you must include an Affidavit fee of $5, thus making the cost to record $35 total. The office does not accept out of state business checks, so you must get a USPS Money Order. Make the check out to NEW YORK COUNTY CLERK. There is no charge to release a lien. Include copy of recorded lien when releasing a lien.
Turn around time to record is same day received. Both a lien and affidavit recorded will be returned with one week.
Claimants are required to file suit to foreclose on a NEW YORK Notice Under Mechanic’s Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement within one (1) year from the date the lien was recorded.