This is property that I inherited with 2 siblings back in 2016 after my parents death. I paid off the mortgage in full and did 30k of exterior renovations. We are currently in the process of selling the property and I would like to get back 2/3 of the mortgage and renovations off the sale of the... Read more »
If you and your siblings cannot agree regarding the reimbursement, this will be a question that must be presented to the probate court. You would present your case as a subsequent creditor of the estate for estate debts incurred and seek reimbursement. The documentation you have will be helpful in...Read more »
I signed the agreement using the digidoc link my realtor sent me and after signing it from my side I got email message back from digidoc (firstname.lastname@example.org) that both parties has signed session:
You can download a copy of the document and verify that the other party has signed it. There will be a digital time stamp with the other party's signature if they have in fact signed. Follow the Digidoc instructions to retrieve the signed document.
My Security Deed, Waiver Of Borrower's Rights (3 pages), and Closing Attorney's Affidavit (not done in our presence at closing) are not the original documents. The QR codes at the bottom of the page are bigger than the original closing documents. Someone took our signatures, our... Read more »
The clerk of court does not maintain the original security deed. Original documents, with the exception of the note, are rarely, if ever, needed in real estate after they have been recorded by the clerk. The closing attorney returns the original security deed and attachments to the lender, who is...Read more »
Yes, if your daughter is on title to the property, any judgments against her are also against the property. I have seen cases where the property is lost to the judgments of a child who was placed on title. Also, if she has prior judgments against her, they will have already attached to the...Read more »
If there is currently no limit on the number of rental units, the covenants can be amended to restrict the number of rental units. The amendment will have to occur in accordance with the bylaws. If the developer is still in control under the covenants, it will be the developer's choice as to...Read more »
I am the homeowner. I had a lease to own contract with a property investor. He had a lease to own contract with the tenants in the house. They attempted to purchase the property and could not receive the funding and passed the due date on the sales contract. 8 months later I evicted them after not... Read more »
Without more information about the complaint filed by the former tenant, it is difficult to say. The tenant would need to specify which tort you committed specifically. Residency isn't a tort. Whether you breached the contract would be determined by the specific language in the contract. From...Read more »
I closed on a house January 2022. I was contacted by Steve Suarino, of Stephen Law Firm In December 2022, almost a year later, saying after an audit, missing from the statement was the sellers debit for the $4000.
Deep in the closing paperwork, you likely signed a document that said that if there are errors and omissions in the closing paperwork, you are responsible for paying any amounts owed that were not collected, wrongly credited, etc. Look through your paperwork for an errors and omissions statement...Read more »
If the writ of possession has already issued, the only way to delay it is to appeal the judgment of the magistrate court. If the writ of possession has not issued, show up to your eviction hearing and request additional time from the landlord. If they are unwilling to give you additional time, the...Read more »
can a 2nd mortgage be taken out on a home before the first mortgage is even paid off and if so is it possible for the first mortgage company to give the deed to the home owner while there is a supposed 2nd mortgage still out there. I ask this question because a mortgage company is trying to take... Read more »
It is possible to take out a second mortgage while a first mortgage is on the house. The deed to the house is delivered to the homeowner regardless of whether the house has mortgage liens on it. It is not the same as a car title where the lender holds the title until it is paid off. To determine...Read more »
This lawyer collected over 7 hundred dollars of tax money from both myself and the seller at the closing 15 July 2022 and as of 28 Nov. 2022 he still has not given the tax money to the Pinellas County government. Both my realtor and myself have tried for the past month to get him to pay the 2021... Read more »
If you believe the lawyer is mishandling funds entrusted to him, contact the Florida Bar Association. It is helpful to have written documentation of your requests to the attorney to turn over the funds as well as any responses from the attorney.
It depends on the wording of the HOA declaration of covenants and restrictions. If it states that no dogs of a certain weight and breed are allowed, then it would apply to all dogs regardless of the owner. If it states that no property owner or member of the HOA may keep dogs of a certain weight...Read more »
If the notary saw the grantor sign the deed 8 years prior, the notary can then sign the deed at a later time as a witness. The witness's signature does not have to occur precisely at the same time as the grantor's signature. However, most notary blocks reference the grantor acknowledging...Read more »
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