Resources

Our law firm represents clients in New York and New Jersey. The Staten Island attorneys at Decker & Decker provide a thorough list of resources. If you are looking for legal advice in another state, view our list below to find an attorney who can help you.


Real Estate Law

    • Find Top Ranking Schools in New York for Your Child: Great School is a website based company that is dedicated to helping parents stay involved in their children’s school activities and help their children be successful in school. This link offers useful information for New York residents or for families planning on moving into the New York area. An important part of the moving process is making sure you find a good fitting school for your child that will provide them with the resources they need. Great Schools helps you find top ranking schools in New York and helps you compare schools based on zipcode, address or school district.
    • Mortgage Payment Calculator: Calculate how much your monthly payments will be if you are looking to purchase a home or if you are looking to refinance your morgage.
    • NAHI Home Inspector Locator: A link to the National Association of Home Inspectors, Inc. which will help you find an engineer to inspect your potential house prior to signing a contract to purchase.
    • RealEstate.com’s Housewatch Twitter: RealEstate.com has launched a useful and resourceful Twitter bot that instantly gives you information regarding lowest mortgage rates, mortgage monthly payment calculations, neighborhood crime statistics and much more.
    • SIBOR Realtor Search Tool: The Staten Island Board of Realtors┬« (SIBOR) is a 2,400+ member, not-for-profit trade association that serves real estate professionals throughout the borough of Staten Island and surrounding areas. The Staten Island Board of Realtors has created a search tool to help you find a Staten Island realtor that will meet your needs for your sale or purchase.
    • SIBOR Staten Island Homes for Sale: The Staten Island Board of Realtors┬« (SIBOR) is a 2,400+ member, not-for-profit trade association that serves real estate professionals throughout the borough of Staten Island and surrounding areas. If you are considering purchasing a new home this link will be useful in assisting you with your search for a new Staten Island home.
    • Staten Island Historical Society: Find Out What Local Events Are Happening in Staten Island: The Staten Island Historical Society creates opportunities for the public to explore the diversity of the American experience, especially that of Staten Island and its neighboring communities from the colonial period to the present. The Staten Island Historical Society’s website will help you locate event that are going on in the Staten Island community and will also give you historical information about Staten Island.
    • Tips on how to Purchase a Home in Staten Island: If you have recently decided that you want to purchase a home in Staten Island Steven T. Decker, Esq., Staten Island New York Real Estate Attorney, has written a book that you will want to read. This book offers tips and advice to follow when purchasing real estate in Staten Island. If you want to be well informed and knowledgable of the do’s and dont’s of purchasing a home you will find the information in “5 Myths That Can Ruin the Purchase of Your Home” very useful.