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Find out your title-related closing costs long before you get to the closing table. Keep in mind that title insurance costs are fixed by the government, and all firms will cost approximately the same. But Cornerstone gives you much more service, support, and expertise for the same price.

Our Prices

Description Price Comments
ACRIS E Tax Forms $200.00 Fee Transfer/Coop Transfer
Bankruptcy Search $45.00 (Per name)
Certificate of Good Standing $200.00 
Certificate of Incorporation $200.00* *Double the amount paid (price may vary)
Business Search $225.00 Includes judgments and liens, State and County UCC’s and bankruptcies on a business name or any name (10 yr search)
Attorney Search $350.00 Includes 40 year deed chain, judgments and liens, open mortgages and taxes
Certified Copies $75.00 (Per doc) Plus statutory county charge per page
Continuation Search (1 year) $200.00 $50.00 each additional year
Co-op Search $375.00
Copies of Documents $25.00 Plus $4.00 per page
C&R and Easement Search $275.00
Deed Chain – 40 years $250.00 Minimum without copies
Escrow Service Fee $50.00
Extra Chain Charge (Per lot) $150.00
Flood Search (Commercial) $75.00
Flood Search(Residential) $50.00
Foreclosure Search (Mechanic’s Lien, Mortgage or Common Charge) $600.00 Extra Chain $150.00 per lot
Health Dept. C&R’s $300.00 Nassau and Suffolk Counties
Judgements and Liens vs. Name (No Mortgages) $75.00 (Per name) Jud, FTL, Bank
Last Owner Search (10 year) $150.00 Includes copy, Judgements, Liens with Mortgages
Last Owner Search (20 year) $350.00 Includes copy, Liens with Mortgages, Mechanic’s Liens, Lis Pendens, Judgments, Federal Tax Liens, UCC’s Albany and County
Litigation Search $150 Each name/entity
Franchise Tax Status $75.00
Lien Search with Mortgages vs. Block and Lot $210.00
Map Abandonment $375.00
Map Filing/Certification $500.00 Suffolk County
Mortgage Search $175.00
Municipal Search

$495.00 Residential
$600.00 Commercial

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Partition Search $500.00
Patriot Search $45.00 (Per name)
Recording (Accommodation – New York Counties) $125.00 service charge for first document – plus governmental recording charges $75.00 service fee for each additional document
Surrogate Search $100.00
Survey Inspections $175.00
Survey Locate & Review Fee $25.00
Tax Search $60.00
UCC Searches (State or County) $60.00 (Per jurisdiction)
Westchester E-Tax Forms $200.00 Fee Transfer
Zoning Lot Preparation $650.00
Description Price Comments
Basic Fee $32.00 +$5.00 per page (include cover page)
Additional Mortgage Satisfied $32.00 +$3.00 per additional mortgage assigned
Per Additional Lot $3.00
Mortgage Tax Exemption affidavit $8.00
UCC Filing $40.00 $20 for E-Filing
RP-5217 (Residential property) $125.00
RP-5217 (Non-residential property) $250.00
Service Fee (Per document) $25.00
Description Price Comments
Basic Fee $30.00 +$2.00 per page (include cover page)
Additional Mortgage Satisfied $10.00 +$3.00 per additional mortgage assigned
Per Additional Block $2.00
Per Additional Lot $3.00
Mortgage Tax Exemption affidavit $8.00
UCC Filing $40.00 $20 for E-Filing
TP-584 Filing Fee $5.00
RP-5217 (Residential property) $125.00
RP-5217 (Non-residential property) $250.00
Service Fee (Per document) $25.00
Description Price Comments
Recording Fee $40.00
Block Fee (per block, per document) $300.00
Per Page $5.00
Endorsement page (office generated) $5.00
TP-584 Filing Fee $5.00
Mortgage Affidavit $5.00
Per additional mortgage assigned $3.00
Mortgage cross reference for Satisfaction $0.50
Per additional mortgage satisfied $3.50
Per assignment/agreement cross reference $0.50 For Satisfaction
UCC Filing $150.00
RP-5217 (Residential property) $125.00
RP-5217 (Non-residential property) $250.00
Tax Map Verification Assessment Letter $355.00
Service Fee (Per document) $25.00
Description Price Comments
Basic Fee $45.00
Each Lot verification fee $200.00
Per Page (include cover page) $5.00
TP-584 Filing Fee $5.00
Count Fee for RP-5217 $5.00
Mortgage Tax Affidavit $5.00
Cross-referencing mortgage/assignment $0.50 each
Per additional mortgage satisfied $3.00
RP-5217 (Residential property) $125.00
RP-5217 (Non-residential property) $250.00
Service Fee (Per document) $25.00
Description Price Comments
Basic Fee $45.00
Per Page (include cover page) $5.00
TP-584 Filing Fee $5.00
Per additional towns $0.50
Mortgage Tax Affidavit $5.00
Cross-referencing mortgage/assignment $0.50 each
Per additional mortgage satisfied $50.50
Per additional Mortgage assigned $3.50
RP-5217 (Residential property) $125.00
RP-5217 (Non-residential property) $250.00
Service Fee (Per document) $25.00

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Working with Cornerstone was fantastic! The customer service was above and beyond. I highly recommend them!

– Attorney

As a full service real estate development company, our needs are vast and Cornerstone always exceeds our expectations.

– Real Estate Developer

Cornerstone was professional, knowledgeable and very responsive. I’ve recommended them to several friends and they’ve all had positive experiences.

– Homebuyer

Cornerstone is the best in the biz. They handled a particularly brutal closing where I had 99 problems, but title wasn’t one of them. Highly recommend!

– Real Estate Developer