If you go onto the web site http://www.NYC.gov you can research to see if there are liens on the property or if it is in foreclosure. Do a search using the term "ACRIS" and you can then follow the prompts and input the address. If I can be of further assistance, please let me know. Good luck!
Mitchell S. Feldman
Associate Broker/ Director of Sales
Madison Estates & Properties, Inc.
Office: (718) 645-1665/ Cell: (917) 805-0783