I had issues with the house, which the seller advised he will fix. He never signed the addendum but advised he will fix it through email. At walk through days prior to closing, the items requested were not fixed, and he was unable to provide a CO. He requested to close still which I refused and... Read more »
You raise a number of difficult, technical issues. Were you represented by an attorney when you executed the contract ? If so, contact her to discuss your problems. If you were unrepresented was this because of yoor broker's recommendation? Immediately contact an attorney to discuss your...Read more »
You need to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney who will file an action for partition and sale. During this pandemic, you have a choice of either seeing your attorney in person or by way of a secure state of the art Zoom Video Conference. So you don’t have to be restricted by...Read more »
I got divorced a year ago and agreed to let my ex-wife keep the house so that she can stay there with my child and she in exchange paid off a small credit card debt. A year later she has now decided to sell the house and I am still on the mortgage and deed. I am being told that since I am still on... Read more »
There is a sign posted saying it is private property can cars will be towed if they park illegally. Our neighbor constantly has visitors who use our lot even when we have asked him to stop. The police have been called multiple times regarding this issue.
I bought a house from a relocation company and was told my seller was relocating for work. After having many issues with my new house I came to find out that my seller is a flipper and flipped a house prior to flipping mine and "relocated" ten minutes away to the next town over. I believe... Read more »
By way of answer can a seller be described as being 'motivated' when all the seller wishes to communicate is that perhaps there is negotiating room in the asking purchase price, or describing a home as 'cute' when the seller means small. It is called puffing. Sellers do it all...Read more »
If we list our home with a realtor, but change our minds about moving, can we delist the home without incurring finically consequences from the realtor? Should put that in the listing agreement with the realtor?
Any condition that one wishes to include in a listing agreement with a broker must be specifically included in the written agreement. Please note careful that the listing agreement might have a clause that in the event the seller delists the property, the listing agreement remains in effect until...Read more »
I own a townhouse in NJ that sits above a small condo. Over the past few years, I have smelled cat urine in my unit & can only guess that the odor is coming from the hoarder below me with 2 cats. I also believe that my health is being affected-coughing. I called my association and the mgr... Read more »
Yes, the Association should be taking all necessaries to correct the conditions you describe in your query. The first step would be to send the Association a written demand outlining the problems you are experiencing. In the letter, advise the Association that you will be notifying the municipal...Read more »
I moved in July 15 2020. My ll told me I was responsible for water. I asked him who do I pay & he told me to call the twp & they would tell me how much I owe. When I called they told me there was an unpaid balance prior to when I moved in. I told my ll immediately & he said he didn’t... Read more »
You are only responsible to pay for those items which are listed in the lease agreement. I would suggest you call the municipality and request a copy of the bills when you became responsible for the water bill. Check your records to see how much you previously paid towards your share. If there is...Read more »
I have been told I need to put a deed restriction on requiring the new owner to maintain the system. Wont this have a negative effect on selling my property? Do you know of other alternatives? This seems very unfair to me.
The posed questions fails to state who is imposing the restriction. It also fails to state whether the system is being installed on property not owned the the poser of this question. If the question were rephrased, perhaps a better response could be given.
He was paid 2 months rent and security deposit. This is about $3000. He also stored my furniture and belongings when my mother’s house was sold. Move in date was 6/1/2021 and it was delayed til 6/15/2021 because the property was be rehabilitated. A few days ago the landlord told me via text... Read more »
Seek assistance from Legal Aid. Also tell the Landlord you will go to the municipality to file a complaint that the Landlord does not have a Certificate of Habitability to give you prior to your occupancy. If the Landlord has not complied with all NJ statutory requirements, he could be open to a...Read more »
Family is searching for the latest Will. Nobody remembers the attorney's name to try to find her to get a copy of the Will. Can the lender call the loan due and/or foreclose on the house before the estate goes through probate? Can anyone else who lived in the house taking care of my... Read more »
My best response is that you have raised many important issues that require extensive responses which are beyond the scope of the platform. The best thing to do is retain the services of an attorney who is familiar both with real estate law and probate law.
My upstairs neighbor is making us crazy !! I have filed 12 police reports and the Judge always finds no probable cause. He called the cops on my wife for smoking a cigarette in front of our garage, he had a master switch to my electric garage and waited for my wife to enter then locked her in. he... Read more »
Make an appointment with the County Prosecutor to discuss the problem. Also send a certified letter to the Landlord that you will be paying the monthly rent, in a timely fashion, into an escrow account. The money will not be released until the problem is addressed. The Landlord's recourse is...Read more »
My father is 71, he visits PR every year and recently told me he wants to put his home under both our names. I do have siblings, but they never want to return to that area of PR. What should I do? He is still alive. We live in NJ, but he visits every summer to PR. I also have gone to PR since i was... Read more »
The answer to your question requires knowledge of PR law. Therefore, I wouldsuggest you retain a NJ attorney who is either admitted to the PR Bar orhsas working experience with PR law. In NJ a simple deed is all that would be required assuming clear title.
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