My wife and I own a home together in Orange County NY. Many years back, my wife under duress wrote a letter stating that upon the sale of our home, her mother would receive 1/3 of the profit from said sale. Is this letter legal. It was written as an email and only signed by my wife. The document... View More
Our offering plan for a condominium contains a line item in the budget for basic cable service. This was in 1988. How would the association revise or eliminate this item? The fee charged by the cable service is a line item in our current budget. The contract with the Cable Company is for all... View More
Apartment was found by me via Facebook as person posted an apartment was available (no other details). I reached out in a message and communicated with who I assumed was the broker for the property. Went to view the apartment and while in... View More
The Real Estate Industry is a highly regulated industry. Unless this Landlord is a duly licensed New York State Real Estate Broker (you should ask to see credentials), she is prohibited from charging, earning , or a receiving a "broker fee". She is entitled to first...View More
i closed on a property in October 2020? one of the contract clause is that the seller will pay the DOB violation. The title company was supposed to pay for the DOB violation from the proceed as agreed. However, i discover the fund was returned to the seller as a "mistake". how i am... View More
Greetings: You should advise the attorney who represented you at closing as to what transpired; have he/she correspond with the Title Company and have them review the "ESCROW AGREEMENT" you signed at closing with respect to this violation.
I have a brain injury, and live on a disability injury settlement. there was a person at the management company who tried to overcharge me every month, and would send me insults in their monthly statements (I saved all the emails). when I sold the apartment, they told me they can stop the sale if I... View More
Currently some family members have built houses on the land. We would like to find out how much land she would currently have? We like to built on the land as well. Not sure where to start? Or how much this would all cost. We have asked some family members but no one seems to know anything. Thank... View More
You would need to ascertain who is the vested owner of the property by having a "last deed search" run. Once you are in receipt of the deed, this will reflect who is the "of record" owner of the property. If it is discovered that the land is currently owned by...View More
We are in the process of closing on a house. The seller would like to stay 7 days past the closing and pay for it. With Covid 19 what happens if she refuses to move out after the 7 days? Could we get stuck with her as a tenant and not be paid for her stay?
What you are referring to is called "post posession". This does NOT create a landlord/tenant relationship..whereby if the Seller stays beyond the 7 days...(their attorney should be holding money in escrow as an incentive for you to allow the post possession)..you will...View More
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