I just did a search online and found that I'm listed as a resident at an address in Michigan. But - here's the fly in the ointment - I've never lived in Michigan. I've never even lived in the USA (I was born in and have been a citizen/resident of another country for my entire... Read more »
You can try to record an Affidavit of Suspected Fraud related to the property with the Register of Deeds. It would put anyone who was interested in the property on notice that you have no relationship to the home. Additionally, if you have a credit report, notify the credit reporting agencies that...Read more »
An automatic stay to prevent a property from going to foreclosure will remain in effect until the bankruptcy court lifts the stay. If a debtor follows the bankruptcy protocal on a chapter 13 plan, the stay remains in force. There is no set time frame for the stay to be removed unless there is non...Read more »
we have signed agreement to sell house. with addendum including appraisal guarantee - that buyer will pay the difference if appraised price is lower than agree-upon price. 2nd addendum includes other concessions like home warranty. all addenda seem to state clearly that they supersede any conflict... Read more »
Depending on how your mother's interest is reflected in the deed, any new deed where she she adds a person, will be the most recent deed provided that it is drafted properly. Not only does the deed need to be signed, dated and acknowledged properly, deeds have to contain the proper legal...Read more »
This is where real estate law and estate planning law intersect. You will need to either create a will or a trust, or in certain circumstances create a ladybird deed. You can create a life estate in a deed, or create a lease agreement as well. My suggestion is to consult with a real estate...Read more »
If both parties to a contract perfom on a contract that is inconsistent with the terms of the contract, then in certain circumstances the perfomance can be used to show a new agreement or understanding between both parties. See ProvenResource.com for more information.
She's not on any bills or the rental agreement however we have lived together for a year now. She refused to move continues to tell me to "evict her" do I have to go through an official eviction processor is there another way?
As uncomfortable as it may seem, you will have to go through the eviction process. The first step would be to issue a Notice to Quit. That may be enough to encourage her to move, but not always. Good luck. See www.ProvenResource.com
In 2017, Michigan ended what you describe as "dower rights." A spouses signature is no longer required to convey property. However, this does not mean that the title insurance company's won't still require her consent in order to convey marketable title.
Hired Home inspector before closing on a home. Inspector's report stated roof was in good condition for 6-10 years. I purchased home. Less than a month of owning home, Homeowners insurance company stated roof was in terrible condition. I had to replace roof before I could be insured. Looking... Read more »
Normally, home inspectors limit their liability to the amount of the price of their inspection report. They state this in their contract with the prospective homeowner. However, they are not protected from gross negligence. It is important for you to have an attorney review the home inspection...Read more »
From your email, it sounds as if you wish to provide private financing. You most likely are going to need to create a land contract between you and your family, or create a private mortgage. Either selection has its pros and cons and so you should speak with a competent real estate attorney to...Read more »
That will all depend on the terms of the purchase agreement. Typically the buyer has 7 days from the date of the signed purchase agreement to perform an inspection (hire your own inspector - not one referred by your sales person). If there is a problem or concern raised by the home inspector, you...Read more »
I see several on here, but i can't seem to get one to return my phone calls or email. If you specialize in going after debt collectors for violating the FDCPA or know of one located in that area, can you please leave a working phone or email i can reach them or you by? I would greatly appreciate it.
Well, it would be quite unprofessional and unnecessary if your brother -in -law has no relation to the transaction contemplated. You may want to contact the agent's broker or the state of Michigan (LARA) to register a complaint. With regards to bringing a legal action, you would have to...Read more »
Only to the extent that the title underwriter will want to see if the lien has been discharged. If it has not been re recorded and the expiration date is evidenced on the lien, then you should be fine.
I pay partial rent and don't have a rental agreement and been living where I work ( maintenance man) for 8 years. They wrongfully fired me but then gave me my job back at the end of the week (I didn't ask for it back) now I have an eviction notice saying I'm squatting and have to... Read more »
Without a written lease, you have a month to month rental agreement (oral agreement). Therefore, they would have to give you 30 days notice. You should also note that in Michigan there are new measures in place with the district courts related to the residential eviction process that require more...Read more »
Building a pole building as a residential secondary building for personal storage. Typical 50 x 54 building with vertical beams spaced 8' on center. Inspector won't issue building permit unless beams are 6' on center. Also, inspector won't accept 18" preformed concrete... Read more »
The building code sets forth the minimum standard for construction. There must be something in the engineering report that causes their concern. A stamped report from structural engineer should be enough.
We do not agree to the buy out amount they are asking us to give them. Not sure if Michigan law prohibits them selling the entire property (hunting land and a camp on the property). Are they only permitted to sell their portion?
Tenants in common can compel a sale of a co -owned property through a legal action called "partition." In most circumstances, joint tenancies, on the other hand, courts cannot compel parties to sell their property.
This is why it is so important to have an attorney review the...Read more »
Relatively easy to resolve - provide them with your social security number, and they will run up the name and SSN for the party to the divorce in question. No match means no problem. Additionally, you could also sign an affidavit for them, but the first method is easiest.
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