Most important satisfaction of mortgage which must be recorded on Public Records where your home is located. If your mortgage holder does this for you make sure it was recorded in the correct county, it would not be the first time they sent a satisfaction to the wrong county to be recorded. You...Read more »
If its your father's estate you are presumably an interested person. Go to a probate attorney and petition to open the estate, get appointed personal representative and ask to either continue or close the business, then you can try to have the girlfriend account for what was sold and turnover...Read more »
Ok so back in 8/10/19 I moved into the house the landlord lived literally a crossed the street from me. The rent there was 1600. I paid $1600 deposit, last month, first month and 500 deposit fee. For my two dogs. One day the wife came and told us that she felt unsafe with my dog in the house and I... Read more »
When landlords don't comply with the requirements of F.S. 83 Part II for return of security deposit or if there are other credits to be returned the former tenant has to resort to small claims court to recoup these funds. Small claims court is set up for persons to represent themselves although...Read more »
I recently rented a home that my realtor said was owned by a company and they would not sell it and we could stay for a long time. Two days after signing the lease and we already started the move I got an email from a company telling us the home was sold to their client. A few days later they... Read more »
The real estate agent not the owner told you it would not be sold first of all. Second the lease represent the final agreement between the parties and unless it provided for long term rental you only have a one year lease and that is it, the seller always has an option to sell. Apparently they...Read more »
My husband and I bought a small house in 2011 for our daughter to live in while attending college. We had her name added to the deed. She has since moved on and purchased her own home and our son now lives in the house. We would like to remove our daughter’s name from the deed and replace it... Read more »
You can do this via a quit claim deed. To make sure it gets done correctly you should go to a real estate transactional attorney. People try to do this themselves to avoid paying an attorney a couple of hundred dollars and end up making mistakes that cost thousands to fix.
a condo is for sale at the sarasota county website. The Plaintiff is the HOA and legal doc's say the plaintiff's max bid is the exact amount of what is owed to the HOA for late fee's, etc. The Defendant on the case is the owner of the condo and also Secretary of housing and urban development. In... Read more »
The FHA loan does not go away People buy condos at auction of the HOA lien foreclosure and then they are surprised when their to good to be true purchase price is too good to be true since there is still a purchase money mortgage that needs to be paid.
I have lived in the home since 2008, 7 years before my mother died. Since her death, I have continued to live here and covered all of the house expenses. Am I entitled to any reimbursement for those expenses (insurance, property taxes, repairs & payments on a HELOC my mother took out) when we split... Read more »
I don't necessarily agree totally with the other answers. If you got to live in the house and the other owners did not you would be responsible for the necessary recurring expenses to maintain the house, just like you would have to pay rent for use of premises. Any pay down of the principal of...Read more »
Probably will not get you points with the Judge overseeing the dissolution of marriage proceeding either. The Judge might consider this as bad faith and this is the person who has to decide on how the marital assets should be equitably divided.
In Florida you are allowed to trim foliage originating in your neighbor's yard and growing over your yard. Have you talked to your neighbor about working this out? You may want to offer to split the cost of having the tree professionally pruned particularly if the overhanging portion is due to...Read more »
My husband died without leaving a will or power of attorney to me so I have to go to the court-house to petition for administrator of his estate. His assets are around $20k (2 cars and a bike and some money in the bank, about $2k). The cars are paid off as well as the bike. One car is used by me. I... Read more »
For these assets you may not need to be appointed personal representative. You may be able to transfer title to the motor vehicles as exempt personal property because you are his wife with just his death certificate, you should check with your local motor vehicle office, since this may depend on...Read more »
The answer to one and two is yes. Technically you should have the spouses of the married partners join in the deed for transfer since under Florida law they have an equitable interest in the property. There may be other ways to get around this, but the partners who are married should be referred...Read more »
My husband and I are life tenants in a property with 4 remaindermen, him being one of them. The property requires work that will outlive our lifetime and therefore some of the financial responsibility falls on the remainderman. They do not want to pay, what can be done?
There is possible legal action you can take such as contribution, but it is likely that the cost of this would make it something you would want to do. The unwillingness to contribute is a sure sign of future problems, maybe you all should get together and further define each persons ownership...Read more »
Wife was added as a owner to her fathers mobile home title 4 yrs ago. "Or" between names. He died recently. He had set up a living trust years earlier naming someone else as beneficiary. Who is the legal owner of the property?
This is not a real property question since mobile homes are titled as motor vehicles, which are personal property and have different rules regarding title to the same. Generally and without seeing the trust, if an asset was not transferred into the trust, the property remains titled to whosoevers...Read more »
My grandfather is in his 90 he recently had a bad fall went to the hospital where he stayed for a couple of weeks. He then is sent to a nursing home where he will stay for 21 days with the possiblity of being there indefinitely. My grandfather a couple of years ago put me and his account at his... Read more »
In addition to agreeing with the first answer since it is obvious you and your brother have many misconceptions about elder law planning you should consult an attorney in your arena that practices in elder law so that attorney can review the documents currently in place and make suggestions.
I'm moving out of Florida for a new job. I don't see anything on the lease agreement about having to pay for the months left over on the lease. We turned a 30 day notice in and told them why. Now a week later they are saying we have to pay for the remaining months because the rent is too high and... Read more »
This would be governed by the terms of the lease. If there are no early termination provisions and the lease says you just need to give 30 day notice then that's all you need to do. Probably the first landlord to say they could not re rent since they are charging you too much. They still have...Read more »
If your name is still on the deed you have an interest in the property and should be named as a Defendant in the foreclosure proceeding, since the purpose of a foreclosure is to foreclose on the interest of any title holders or lienholders on the property. The bigger question for you may be...Read more »
Technically no if you have proof that it was to be a security deposit. That does not mean it doesn't happen and your remedy would be to go to small claims court and convince the judge it was improperly credited to rent. You might get your security deposit back but you could end up with a judgment...Read more »
My Wife knows it is an apt that belongs to my mother but, the apt is registered under my name. If I get divorced, do I have to give her 50% ( FL law )of the apt ? What are my options to fight her ( Wife ) on it ?
You should consult with a real estate attorney to change the title to the property to better reflect that it is your mother's particularly if she is living there since if she is and it is in your name she is not getting the homestead exemption.
I was told by care facility Mother was declared incompetent and could not make decisions. I received a copy of her will January last year, but not copy of Trust instrument. Contents of Mother's house was disbursed, and to date, older sibling has not provided any accounting of bank statements,... Read more »
POA died with your mother. Nothing should have been distributed if no estate has been opened. You can check website of your court clerk to see whether an estate has been opened by your sibling. If an estate has been opened your attorney should have received all the documentation you have been...Read more »
Their surplus funds $33,000 vehicles $28000 and a $25000 inheritance to be accounted for. I've been in the dark and told that I was not allowed to find out anything and so probate was over and we have never talked to this guy nobody knows him in now we're homeless because the house got foreclosed... Read more »
After the fact is the wrong time to start this. First, at least in Florida a non relative cannot be a personal representative if they live outside the state. Second a probate proceeding is a court proceeding and any irregularities should have been brought to the Judge's attention that is why the...Read more »
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