• Beware of the Pitfalls of Long Island Subdivision
  • April 15, 2011 | Authors: Kathleen Deegan Dickson; Peter R. Mineo
  • Law Firm: Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP - Uniondale Office
  • The sale and development of real property on Long Island presents many unique challenges that are not present in other parts of the country or even elsewhere in New York State. Nowhere is this inimitable experience more evident than in the land subdivision process in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. There are many significant differences between these two Counties, and each individual municipality within them has its own idiosyncrasies as well. One snare for the unwary is the possibility of closing title on a site only to find that the property was not legally subdivided.