I got the apartment(lease) by my self and lived there for a year by myself, I put down deposit, I paid a guarantor fee every month, decorated and bought all the furniture, I am doing all the daily maintenance of the Airbnb account and finding cleaner, photograper etc. My boyfriend moved in a year... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2023
Your question raises some questions. Is your BF on the Lease? I am not sure how you obtained a Lease without a SSN, so I am not sure why that matters now. Also, does your landlord, municipality, and building permit short term rentals like AirBnB? Why is he entitled to any "profit."... Read more »
My sister is taking financial advantage of my parents. My parents know enough to agree she is but do not want to pursue legal ramifications . My concern is they will not have enough money to live out their years. Most recently my dad was removed from the deed of his second home while in the icu... Read more »
answered on Apr 3, 2023
Sounds like you should pursue guardianship litigation, or get a power of attorney from your parents and then sue.
If your parents are letting your sister do it, you may have no grounds though
I submitted a offer on a house. The seller countered and I accepted. The seller's agent then called my agent stating there was an escalation offer at ask and could we offer seller a little more. I offered $10,000 more. The seller accepted and signed the paperwork, which is sitting at... Read more »
answered on Jul 22, 2020
It's a very hot market, maybe change your terms to some extent. Offer all "Cash" perhaps?
the house went up for auction twice but didn't sell. can I call the bank and attempt to get the mortgage reinstated ?
answered on Jul 9, 2020
If you qualify for a mortgage, you can buy the house like any other person. It's not clear from your question whether the auction was after a Judgment of Foreclosure. You might want to do some investigation into the status of the foreclosure. The bottom line is that the foreclosing bank... Read more »
Divorced, haven’t lived in home for 4 years. Ex promised she would refinance, she hasn’t and won’t, mortgage company states that an assumption of mortgage cannot be done. There is no divorce decree, everything was settled privately, I took her at her word that she’d refinance . I want my... Read more »
answered on Nov 18, 2019
I don't do matrimonial law, but I don't understand how you could be "divorced" without a Judgment of Divorce and Decree that adjudicates the sale of the house. You should be enforcing your rights through the divorce decree. Go to the attorneys and start an action to enforce the agreement.
now im getting a big bill for charges acrrued due to searches in regards to title transfer.tax ,title ,minicipal and judgement. i have lost everything and have become a single unemployed mother because of this real estate thing and can not pay any more for a house that i did not buy
answered on Jan 15, 2019
I am sorry your deal did not occur. Although it is difficult to tell from your post, it sounds as though you were the "buyer" of real property in New York. As your attorney likely told you, New York is a caveat emptor (buyer beware) state. That means, between you, your inspectors,... Read more »
Say there are supposed to be 1.5 bathrooms but instead there are 2? What will happen when the bank appraises it for a mortgage?
answered on Jan 9, 2019
In my view, the issue is not what the bank thinks, but whether there is a Certificate of Occupancy or other governmental approval for the bathroom "improvement." You should check with the building department of the local municipality to be sure that there are sufficient C/Os for the... Read more »
answered on Jan 9, 2019
You should hire a lawyer to defend you from any such litigation (you say you are "sued"). You should not default in any litigation.
Her children refuse to honor a mortgage debt of 70,000 to me. What can I do? The mortgage was recorded.
answered on Oct 30, 2017
Assuming that the mortgage was properly executed, you can foreclose on the Mortgage and you can also likely make a claim to the Estate for the Purchase Money Note that was likely signed at the the time.
I live on a lake and have a webcam in my window that shows my yard and the lake. It also shows mine and my neighbors dock. The docks extend out to the water from the two lots. Cam can be viewed on my website 24/7. My neighbors have asked me to move the camera when they are home on the weekends... Read more »
answered on Jun 21, 2017
There are two layers to this question, the legal and the practical. From a legal perspective, I am unaware of any rule, regulation, or other law that prohibits your camera's view. From a practical point of view, do you really want to pick this fight with your neighbors? We all have to... Read more »
Small claims court will only take cases in which both parties live or do business in that town. Can a tenant sue in small claims court a landlord living in NJ but owning a house in a town in NYS?
answered on Jun 20, 2017
I would check with the Town Justice Court, but my guess is that if you list the address of the house (owner) and the address in NJ, you will get the case started, and the Landlord will appear
answered on Jun 8, 2017
Don't understand the question. If the house "closed" it closed, and the buyers would be fixing it themselves.
If the contract called for certain repairs, then the Seller would be paying.
answered on Jun 2, 2017
Pretty much only in reported cases from the Appellate Division.
Mother & aunt are 50/50 owners & aunt keeps denying us & potential buyers to inspect. Have been trying to sell property for past 3 years. We have not been able to see inside for 10 years now. We would like her to comply or buy out my mother's half of value of premises.
answered on Jan 5, 2017
You may file a "Partition Action," to force a judicial sale. That often results in negotiations.
My father passed away and left everything to my step mom thinking she would help my brother and I but she totally ignores us and is planning on giving everything to her children. I've recently been contacted by a lawyer asking my to sign a paper so she can sell the brownstone in brooklyn I... Read more »
answered on Dec 2, 2016
You are likely being asked to consent to probate of the will, or if no will, to the administration. If the will actually left everything to the step mom, and there are no grounds to contest the execution or validity of the will, then you likely will have no right to share in the proceeds of the... Read more »
answered on Dec 2, 2016
You should send a written letter to her demanding a copy of your file, and you should pick up a copy of your file
If she doesn't respond in a reasonable time, you may file a complaint with the local Disciplinary Committee.
Give her the benefit of the doubt and call a few more times.
attorney, based on what he calls my "bloodline power of attorney",so he can access her storage unit. Can he apply instead to be volunteer administrator of her small estate, without my involvement? As of yet, no paperwork has been filed and no one is officially in charge of her estate. My... Read more »
answered on Nov 30, 2016
Cant you help him in your time of loss with an Affidavit of Small Estate
He does not have the right to do it, and it costs only $1 to file with the appropriate Court
You need to do it because you are the heir
My husband and I have been preapproved for a Mortgage through Quicken Loans. My realtor said that she refers all of her clients to a Banker that she knows because she and former clients have had bad luck with QuickenLoans. We asked her to put our offer in anyway b/c we had already done the... Read more »
answered on Nov 30, 2016
You have the right to complain to the local real estate board for which she is a listing agent. I think she sounds rather unprofessional, and would consider her disclosure of personal information a breach of ethics.
Does mortgage come out of his estate or us my sister responsible??
answered on Nov 22, 2016
Sister owns house but house encumbered by mortgage. Depends upon will, but if she doesn't pay mortgage, the Estate is going to be embroiled in a Foreclosure battle, which no one wants. Here is a good article.
answered on Nov 16, 2016
Assuming that this a private transaction between Landlord (owner) and Tenant (renter), I would say, "NO."
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