Your other options are for your ex boyfriend to refinance the house in his name alone and to buy you out, for you to refinance the house in your name alone (with his consent) and you buy him out, or you both agree to sell the house.
There is no other name besides the LLP on the deed, the resident is a member of the LLP, the person was elected to the board by the council of unit owners but it was not known at the time that the unit was not individually owned. The bylaws of the association state that only unit owners can be... View More
An LLP is a unit owner which acts through it's managing partner or designated officer. Therefore, the member of the LLP is properly on the Board as the authorized representative of the unit owner. The Maryland Condominium Act, under the Real Property Code, states any unit owner may be...View More
I own a Condo in McDonogh Township/Maryland. A former Management Company mismanged our Condo Fees and made the Buildings unsafe. The HOA President fired that Management Company and implemented SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS to us the Owners. He has placed a Lien on my Property. I want it removed.... View More
Our condo association has said they have settled a claim and that funds are being held in trust. In Maryland when a condo association does this do they need to set up a trust or can they just deposit these funds in the bank?
amount but a few week later, I received notice that a lien was filed on my home. I contacted the lawyer's office several times and not got a call or email back. I continued to call the lawyer and my HOA because I was blocked from making HOA payments and have been ever since. The HOA tells me... View More
A Maryland attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. Some questions go unanswered here, but you might have better chances of a response by including the "Real Estate" category. Given that time is of the essence here, and that...View More
I am not a Pennsylvania lawyer. You need a local counsel who knows about express easements in the chains of title, and possible adverse use easements, easements by implication, necessity, and those created by plat. Good luck!
So my neighborhood was built in the 80s. My grandmother is the homeowner. We've both been here since 1993. Recently, I decided to seek out help with establishing an HOA because the potholes are getting out of hand, amongst other issues. I found out that our neighborhood plat has... View More
Your prenup is statement of intention. Only a recorded deed can pass an interest in land, or create a life-estate. For years our Firm has litigated this issue because the family law lawyers often don’t know how to handle the real property side of a separation agreement. It’s not hard, but it...View More
For what purpose? An appraisal is required of real property in an estate to ascertain its value as of the date of death of the decedent. This fixes the stepped-up tax basis of the heirs for calculating capital gains tax (or loss) following that date as the market value changes. If there were any...View More
a license agreement was enacted well after a shed was placed on family property, adjacent to my mothers and fathers. License agreement stated that my mother and father could occupy and use the property and that agreement would terminate upon the sale of the house. The house just sold and we have... View More
The license agreement likely includes language acknowledging the true owner, and stating that permission was then extended to maintain the shed. All this prevents adverse possession from running. In MD, "permission" continued until revoked. And the license can be terminated as per its...View More
The former Management Company (Community Association Management, LLC.) at my Condo in Mcdonogh Township/The Lodge section mismanaged the Property and now the buildings are unsafe. A Unit owner who is leader of the HOA (Home Owners Association) took it upon himself to fire the Community... View More
Most of your question involves "governance" of the HOA. I'm sure you are familiar with the by-laws, rules and statutes that dictate how management is conducted, and how leadership can be changed. Are you a Board member? Perhaps you should be.
Maryland senior citizen hoping to receive some expert information regarding the regulations concerning such entities as MarketPro, as such a transaction may provide an escape route in my current dilemma that traditional realtors seem unable to offer. I have done some preliminary research, but have... View More
Without a professional (lawyer or broker), you have very little protections. This type of entity preys on distressed sellers to scrape as much of the equity as is possible. They often ignore the consumer protection that is built into existing statutes and local ordinances by treating yours as a...View More
based on the FMV. I am paying cash, no loan needed. I am wondering the pros/cons of either (1) transferring the property into our joint names first, then completing the buy-out after the estate is closed, or (2) doing the buy-out through the estate, then we distribute the house/funds accordingly.... View More
As you describe the situation, the evidence seems minimal. You don't say where the property is located. For example, in the City, mice will move from neighbor to neighbor, as one exterminates. Also, there are alternate reasons to use foam to fill voids-- energy conservation. It is one of the...View More
The two concepts are not at all related. First, in Maryland there is no restriction on where human ash may be scattered. You only need permission if on private property. They really are no different than the ashes from your BBQ grill, and there is no tax break for scattering the ashes from your...View More
I have had to lodge complaints at least four times regarding the failure to cut the grass in accordance with the HOA Agreement. On occasions where management has reportedly contacted the landscaping company, the grass was cut, but the problem persists with each subsequent service. As of today,... View More
In most jurisdictions, the law and the courts treat HOAs as local democracies. If they violate their "constitutions," i.e., the Declarations and, to some extent, other adopted "laws," you might get a court not to grant a motion to dismiss. For the most part, your remedy is to...View More
In what State and County? Your question deals with issues of local subdivision rules, State taxation rules, and local zoning laws. The act of surveying land is performed in service to issues raised by any one or all of these bodies of law. All good questions, but ones best asked while sitting...View More
The “survivor” is telling me that because my brother had open judgements, I have to pay for them (satisfy the liens) before he “the survivor” can sell the house. How is this true? The asset (jointly owned house) was not part of any probate.
The answer depends on whether the liens are recorded on the property or, under state law, are implicitly liened against title, so the correct answer is to get a lawyer, do a title search, and resolve title. But, as a general matter, if, under state law, the lien was recorded against the property,...View More
need in order to make sure I do everything correctly and not against the law and to make sure I do not get into any legal trouble. Like what the process would be and what I would need between a Seller and a Buyer.
An attorney would first need to know what you mean by "wholesale" -- do you intend to try and sell the property without ever coming into title? Or do you simply mean that you intend to buy property in bulk and once you have acquired same in your / your business name, resell to third...View More
The only discharge granted was to your personal liability on the mortgage. The lien on the property remains. If you cannot afford the payments and stop paying, then the mortgage company can still foreclose and sell your house at acution to enforce its lien. What it cannot do is sue you and...View More
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