Buy City Owned Property

How do I sell City Owned Property?

Learn the process to help you list or submit offers to purchase City owned Property in Schenectady at our Annual Realtor Training online Thursday, December 8th 2022 at 2:00PM

registration link:

* This training is open to all real estate agents and/or brokers interested in learning our process. All participants will receive and email link at the end of the training to apply to be considered for the 2023 list of potential listing agents.  

*Important update regarding COVID-19 and the sale of City property*

The City of Schenectady and our listing agents are among those impacted by the Coronavirus crisis. With the health and welfare of our staff, clients and partners as our top priority, we are implementing several measures to reduce the spread and ensure safety.

  • Open houses and physical viewings of properties must be scheduled with the Listing Realtor, you may be required to sign disclosures provided by the selling or listing agents. please see the NYSAR website and FAQ’s. for information.
  • We encourage all potential buyers to utilize Virtual tours when available, If you choose to visit a property in person please be sure to practice social distancing and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as masks and gloves. For more information about PPE and how to better protect yourself please visit the CDC website.
  • The formal review of offers to purchase city owned property have officially resumed. Previous offers that have not been accepted but were submitted prior to or during the COVID-19 New York on Pause will need to be re-submitted. 

For the most recent list of City owned properties and purchase offer forms please click on the links below:


“We are taking City-owned buildings and getting them back in the hands of new owners who will renovate them and help us continue the revitalization of Schenectady neighborhoods,” Mayor Gary R. McCarthy said. Below is an example of a Malizia Development, LLC. rehab of a City-owned property.12009577_1674793816066559_6763633074786911498_n

Use the map below to see what city-owned property is available. Click the full screen icon (the arrow in a square) in the bottom-right corner of the map to view its full extent.