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West Homestead Office

456 West Eighth Avenue
West Homestead, PA 15120
412-461-1844 ext. 1
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Purchasing a Home in West Homestead?

This page will help guide you in the process for closing on a home purchase in the Borough of West Homestead.  Please send requests to:

Borough of West Homestead
456 West Eighth Avenue
West Homestead, PA  15120
412-461-1844 extension #1

PURCHASE:

What we require:

  • Municipal Lien Letter (includes Sewage & Sanitation):  Cost $30.00
  • Residential Occupancy Inspection:  Cost $85.00
  • Dye Test Certification:  Cost $30.00
  • Commercial Inspection: $150.00

Please make three (3) separate checks payable to:  West Homestead Borough.

Please be sure to send your request in a timely manner, allowing time for our Inspector to perform an inspection of the property.  If the property does not pass and is an “as is” sale, a notarized affidavit is required before a “lien letter” is released.

Occupancy inspections are scheduled with the Borough.  Please call 412-461-1844 extension #2 to schedule an appointment.

Dye Test, Checklist for Occupancy, and Transfer Request Forms can be found on our Forms & Applications page.

DYE TEST

Dye tests are required as a condition of sale.  Registered plumbers are required to perform this test.  Please contact the Borough to make an appointment for the Dye Test.  A Borough Representative must be present at the property during a Dye Test.  Please call 412-461-1844 extension #2 to schedule an appointment.


RE-FINANCE

What we require for a refinance:

  • Municipal Lien Letter (includes Sewage & Sanitation):  Cost $30.00

PLEASE CALL THE BOROUGH OFFICE FOR ANY APPLICATIONS THAT MAY BE NEEDED.


CURRENT REAL ESTATE TAX CERTIFICATION

If you require a certification of real estate taxes, please send a request and a check for $30.00 made payable to:

Lisa Guckes, Tax Collector
456 West Eighth Avenue
West Homestead, PA  15120
412-462-4222

DELINQUENT BOROUGH TAX

Keystone Collections
118 Wendel Road
Irwin, PA  15642
724-978-0300

DELINQUENT SCHOOL TAX

Legal Tax
714 Lebanon Church Road
West Mifflin, PA  15122
412-464-9555