After making all timely payments on our mortgage that was sold from Bank of America to Carrington in February of 2018. they State we owe June and July of 2018 even though we have proof that we sent the checks & they were cashed by Carrington. On Friday July 19th 2018 we received a foreclosure... Read more »
I acquired a tax deed property on 8/2017. When I acquired this property, I paid all the taxes to get it to auction. The county also did a title search and there was nothing found in the means of liens, encumbrances,etc. I now own this parcel and my current tax bill has a lien on it and according... Read more »
Typically, code enforcement liens survive a tax deed.
The list of what survives a tax deed sale is very small, but code enforcement liens are on that list if the ordinance under which it was levied complies with Florida Law. Most all municipalities long ago fixed their statutes and...Read more »
So the owner of the condo have not fix my AC and it’s been 4 weeks. I have two small kids one is 1 years old and the other one is 4. I have been emailing the realtor multiple time about the issue an also I requested to speak with the owner. It’s like nothing is getting done. I requested for my... Read more »
Look at your lease. Does it say the landlord is supplying a working a/c system? Florida statutes do not provide that the landlord must provide air conditioning, even if it is already installed on the property.
So if the lease provides that the landlord will provide air conditioning, then...Read more »
First, let me suggest that you get an attorney to do an owner financing transaction in Florida. There are so many state and federal rules that you can likely violate that the cost will be a drop in the bucket vs. likely getting it done wrong.
IF you qualify for providing seller financing,...Read more »
When did you buy and are you the original owner (after the developer)? If no, then you have no "privity" with the developer and no standing to sue. If you bought it more than 4 years ago, then the statute of limitations has past and you...Read more »
Purchasing home, closing on June 1st, was informed by the closing agent on Friday the 25th (a holiday weekend) that they need my social security number for FIRPTA. This was the first I heard that the seller was a foreign.
Your contract probably has a FIRPTA provision in its standard text. Read it. And be sure that the closing agent complies with the FIRPTA withholding and submission of the withholding amount to the IRS. The issue here is that YOU as the buyer are the responsible party to get the FIRPTA withheld...Read more »
Florida will not honor your form from North Carolina.
In Florida there can be a similar agreement but it must be in conjunction with "full financial disclosure" of the parties' finances - one to the other, and properly documented that such disclosure occurred. Therefore the...Read more »
I will collect an "inheritance" I guess in the amount of 3 Million more or less after taxes. I want to create some sort of Trust to prevent my identity being revealed to my family and friends but I don't want to do just that. I want a trust that I can name it... Read more »
The usual AS IS contract in Florida provides for an absolute backout and termination of the contract by the buyer BUT ONLY IF THE WRITTEN NOTICE OF CANCELLATION IS GIVEN ON OR BEFORE THE LAST DAY IN THE INSPECTION PERIOD.
Carefully read what that timeline is and carefully provide the SELLER...Read more »
When my grandmother died, I was left out of her will. A small piece of land belonging to her wasn't included in the will and her other grandchildren, who inherited her estate, want to sell it after it goes through Summary Administration. I want no part of any of it and want to quitclaim and... Read more »
Current on all payments. The mortgage company will know it is a strategic default. I just don't want a deficiency judgement against me. The house is on the market right now. The value is slightly above the remaining mortgage. I'm just trying to plan ahead if it doesn't sell. I close... Read more »
The existing contract between the seller and the seller's real estate agent probably says that if the house is listed at a price agreed to between the agent and the seller and then a buyer makes a full price cash offer, then the seller is obligated to pay the agent its commission even if the...Read more »
15 day inspection period is up at 5pm local time (typically) afer the defined Effective Date. The effective date is the date the last signor signed the contract, although communication of the contract being signed bthe last signor is a factor.
While I was on holiday my step daughter let 2 people live in my house without permission. She has now moved out. They are damaging the house , living in any bedroom they want including mine (they post it all on face book)smoking dope and coke and have verbally threatened me with violence over the... Read more »
You are correct that this is an unlawful detainer case - meaning the people are in possession without agreement of the owner. You may also have a right for trespass if it can be shown that your daughter had no authority to let them live...Read more »
Full disclaimer: in 2009 I filed for chapter 7 and this property was supposed to be discharged. fast forward to now and I just found out that I'm still on the tittle and it was never sold or foreclosed. I've received an offer to by the property and I'm not sure what to do.
I gather that you have a poor understanding of the process of a mortgage lien. You need to consult with an attorney near you that will encompass solutions for you to be able, with the lender's permission, sell the home. Typically this is called a "short sale" if the lender has to...Read more »
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