sold a property two months ago.. the property was inspected thoroughly and signed off by the community inspector 2 days before the sale deed was closed. I also replaced any/all damaged items and got the property cleaned. Additionally, I also informed the buyer (before the sale deed closed) via... Read more »
I sold a property two months ago.. the property was inspected thoroughly and signed off by the community inspector 2 days before the sale deed was closed. I also replaced any/all damaged items and got the property cleaned. Additionally, I also informed the buyer (before the sale deed closed) via... Read more »
The executrix had the house demolished and is selling the property through a probate lawyer. What do I need to do to start the process, what documentation is involved, is this handled through the court? I made a verbal offer which was accepted but that’s all so far.
answered on Mar 27, 2021
You need to make an offer in writing. The estate will accept the offer in writing. It is a good idea to retain an attorney to assist you with the closing on the property. It is a good idea to get title insurance.
My father in law died in Oct. He owned a home had a life insurance policy and a union pension. He had no will in PA. We are having trouble getting information about the policy, deed for the home, actually ever thing we try is an issue we only have a death certificate. Need probate I believe but not... Read more »
answered on Feb 5, 2021
You will need to open an estate. You may contact me at email@example.com you’ll need to open the estate, name an administrator, get short certificates, advertise the estate, file the necessary probate forms, sell/transfer title of the property, file an inheritance tax return and pay the... Read more »
answered on Oct 22, 2020
The owner of the property. The taxes will be paid at the closing.
I'm in Pennsylvania. My mother has a will saying I get everything she has and I'm also entitled to a 5th of a property being sold that she was part owner in. Must I open an estate in her name to get the 5th of the profit for the second property (the one being sold)? Or should the estate... Read more »
We refinanced in 2004 but when the mortgage was recorded my mother was listed as mortgagor but my name wasn't stated. Do I need to file probate in order to update the deed to the property?
It was brought to my attention that one of the previous board members who has now been re-elected for another term was in fact in violation of our rules and regulations prior to the nomination period being closed, which would be a direct contradiction of the amendments that they (previous board)... Read more »
answered on Jul 1, 2020
The HOA bylaws govern what procedure you should take. How much are you willing to spend on attorneys fees to fight this?
I need to have repairs completed "no later than 3 days prior to Settlement Date". My Settlement Date is July 14th. Do I have to have the repairs done by July 10th or 11th? The state is Pennsylvania. I am having delays due to COVID.
answered on Jun 24, 2020
Talk to the buyer and ask for an extension. Make sure its in writing.
(He will not provide the details himself).
answered on Jun 23, 2020
You can also make a claim under your homeowners policy. They will investigate the electrician if it’s covered under your policy.
Electrician performed an electrical service upgrade to 200 Amps without pulling a permit. Also, when approached about damages that he caused to my hardwood floors since he refused to take shoes off or work with booties, he denied liability and just walked off the job, keeping my initial down... Read more »
answered on Jun 21, 2020
If you were married at the time of the injury she would have a consortium claim. She has a legal right to compensation for her claim.
I have business interruption insurance, which seemed like the right coverage to apply for in light of what’s going on, but my insurance company denied my claim. I read through my policy, which says nothing about a virus or pandemic being an exclusion. Not sure what I’m paying for if this sort... Read more »
answered on Jun 3, 2020
Please email me a copy of your insurance policy and the denial letter. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello, we live in Pennsylvania and we entered into a home buying contract with a reputed builder here in York in Jan 2020. The house is under construction and is to be ready by July 2020. It's a gated community and builder is building dozens of townhomes there. Now due to corona situation my... Read more »
answered on May 9, 2020
The contract you signed to build the house governs. I do not believe there will be a provision that provides for a change of your financial circumstances. You can see if the contractor is willing to let you out of the contract.
My mother had no assets, and my sister lived with my mother, paid the mortgage and taxes. After 43 years how do we remove my mothers name off the deed? Both my mother and sister bought the house togather- thank you
answered on May 8, 2020
If your mother is deceased you file a suggestion of death and deed the property accordingly.
The Wall and Driveway were added about 30 years ago with the approval of our Upper Providence zoning officials. The Wall is about 6 ' tall and if a Child fell off, they could be badly injured. How can our legal responsibility be determined ?
answered on Apr 16, 2020
Yes if this is a dangerous condition and you know children are climbing on the wall you could be liable. You should post signs to warn of any danger.
I am an only child and the property is in Pennsylvania.
answered on Apr 15, 2020
Are you her only heir? You should’ve able to open an estate and transfer the property from her estate to yourself.
My sons grandfather passed in 2015 and left his home to my son in his will. We've been living here since before he passed with him and continued to live here after. Two guys came walking into my house through the front door last week with the keys to the lock claiming they bought it in a... Read more »
answered on Apr 14, 2020
You need to check whether the property taxes were paid on the property. I would check your local court house for liens against the property.
These services are clearly mentioned in the lease. I want to withhold 200$ from my rent.
answered on Apr 6, 2020
If it is in the lease, send your landlord and reference the language in the lease. Advise them that if they do not provide the service you will hire someone to perform the service and deduct the cost from the rent you pay.
answered on Mar 30, 2020
This can be done. Who is the lien holder? I will be happy to assist you my email address is email@example.com
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