These properties are on both sides of mine. They are owned by two different people, my wife and I own our house and are concerned about the lack of up keep on these properties hurting our homes value. Yard maintenance, building maintenance, and overall appearance of these properties are atrocious.... Read more »
I would suggest contacting the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) for answers to your question. You can contact the IDFPR at 888 473 4858 and more information can be found at http://www.idfpr.com/profs/appraisal.asp.
Taxes are a superior lien and have priority over a mortgage, regardless of whether it is current. A tax buyer who purchases sold taxes can jump ahead of/wipe out a mortgagee (lender) and obtain ownership of the property if the taxes are not redeemed (paid) prior to the expiration of the statutory...Read more »
Assuming the inspection was conducted in connection with a purchase transaction, if an private inspector, not a village inspector, identifies a defect that is in need of repair, the owner/seller has the option to:
1. Do nothing and say they will not correct the defect
My landlord is known for inhumanely treating her tenants. She cuts off utilities, such as hot water. She storms into my apartment and even broke my antique and refuses to take responsibility. Lastly, she increased the monthly rent without a 30-day notice in a mid-contract. I do NOT feel comfortable... Read more »
Without knowing the location of the property, I can only provide general information.
As far as the emotional abuse, unfortunately, unless the tenants are elderly, I am unaware of any body that you can complain to. You might begin your search for more information by reaching out to the...Read more »
Before being evicted I spoke with the property manager and told her about my situation with my job and also the living conditions from my roommate.I have emails,picture, and videos. I was told to get a lawyer so I don't have to pay. My roommate "put" me out. So she was living there... Read more »
If I understand your question, you would like to know the home should be owned in the event that one of you should die. Depending on how you would like your 50% interest to pass upon your death, you will select one of the following:
1. Joint Tenants – Upon the death of one owner(s), the...Read more »
When a property management company obtains a judgment , but afterwards sales property and does not transfer the judgment to new ownership is the debtor still liable? Read somewhere that once a property is sold in Illinois the judgment has to be transferred to new ownership since previous owners no... Read more »
A judgment in favor of a private party that is recorded is enforceable against the debtor for 7 years. It does not matter that the property has been sold. If you owe your landlord rent, and they get a judgment for rent and record that judgment, that judgment is enforceable and can be collected...Read more »
Liens (mortgages) are not extinguished by the death of an owner. Any open liens (mortgages) stay legally attached to the property. So if you leave your home to a child, and at the time of your death there is a $150,000 mortgage, your child inherits the property "Subject To" the...Read more »
Yes, you are legally permitted to maintain any greenery that extends over and onto your property, regardless of whether it is touching your actual ground or it is within the vertical airspace of your property.
Although you may have already done so, in order to maintain civility with the...Read more »
If housing "Rules and Regulations" indicate a unit can only be occupied by a "family", what constitutes a "family"? Is a couple that co-habitates, in an established long term serious relationship, considered a "family"? Is a couple that is engaged... Read more »
If the term is not defined within the declaration or the bylaws that govern the association/unit, then the meaning of the term is open to interpretation. With that being said, I think both of the examples you provided were consistent with the intended meaning of the term "Family",...Read more »
I am the executor and sole heir to my mother's estate. She had a piece of property in joint tenancy with her mother, who died intestate. Would I need to execute a quit claim as the executor to put the property in my name, and strike my deceased grandmother off, or is there more involved? My... Read more »
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