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Q: I think a listing agent colluded with a buyer to purchase property below market value from my 92 year old mother.

The buyer then sold the property less than a month later at $200,000 profit. Is there anything I can do to rectify this?

Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur
answered on Apr 4, 2018

You can file a complaint with the police or with the real estate commission and have them investigate the matter. This sounds very serious so you should pursue this with the help of an attorney.

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Q: Are there any laws that govern a shared private road and access to property?

We have a person who's shrinking the entrance way which will be causing a safety issue for those below this barrier. The owner won't reason nor remove the problem. She's doing this just to cause a problem for everyone below her property. This all started because she doesn't want... Read more »

Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur
answered on Oct 19, 2017

One way to deal with this problem is to look at the documents that formed the private road to see what the rules say about how to deal with this and who is responsible-since you share the road with someone else. If you cannot resolve the issue you can go to court and have a judge make a ruling that... Read more »

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Q: Can a seller of their home in NH hold the keys at closing until the buyers check clears ?
Vincent Gallo
Vincent Gallo
answered on Aug 5, 2017

That all depends upon how the contract that all parties to the transaction signed reads.

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Q: Seller will not sign release for return of Buyer deposit

Real Estate Purchase: We are the Buyers; cannot obtain financing and communicated this to Seller in writing as stipulated by the contract. He will not sign the release terminating the agreement and allowing us to get our $5k deposit back. Says he is "consulting with his attorney".... Read more »

Vincent Gallo
Vincent Gallo
answered on May 13, 2017

If the seller won't voluntarily do what the contract requires him to do it may be necessary to start a lawsuit in order to "force" him to do what the contract requires him to do.

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Q: If my wife purchases a home while we are married but I dont sign any documents for mortgage/deed, do I still own half?

My wife bought a house while we are married, but my names not on the mortgage or purchase agreements or anything for that matter.. I did not sign anything and I was not apart of the buying process, yet my wife thinks that cause we are married, that I automatically own half.. Is she right?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Sep 25, 2015

No. Your state is not a community property state.

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