A national commercial building restoration company asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a NEW YORK Notice Under Mechanics Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement on a high rise apartment community for those 62 and better, handicapped, or disabled located in Rensselaer, NY within Rensselaer County. According to Wikipedia, the county was named in honor of the family of Kiliaen van Rensselaer, the original Dutch owner of the land in the area.
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 to record a lien with the Rensselaer County Clerk is $15, regardless of the number of pages. In addition, you must include an Affidavit fee of $5, thus making the cost to record $20 total. The office does accept out of state business checks. Make the check out to RENSSELAER COUNTY CLERK. There is no charge to release a lien. Include a copy of the 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.