In the covenant it says “No permanent foundation mobile homes”. From my research double wides are now considered manufactured homes. Would this be an acceptable invest for the property?
The Land Use Agreement was signed by the landowner and I built my house on that land.
answered on Feb 13, 2023
Have tried several times to get neighbor to meet and agree on boundary. We cannot proceed with our home.
answered on Dec 20, 2022
You will probably have to sue the other adjoining landowner for a Boundary Line Dispute. It will be difficult and expensive. It does sound like you have an expert witness, and I hope he can persuade the Judge. Quiet Title, Ejectment and Trespass may be additional causes of actions. Hire a NC... Read more »
Over 10 acre property is designated farmland and holds cattle
answered on Aug 8, 2022
I would have to review your local County codes to give you accurate advice. My suggestion is to call the County offices and see if you can get confirmation that this is allowable.
Would having a lease agreement between us make it possible for me to remain here for the period of time of the agreement? My concern is being asked to move immediately.
answered on Oct 10, 2021
A life estate means he has rights during his lifetime. If he were to pass away, you don't have a life estate too. You may want to get a written agreement with the home owner, like an option to enter into a lease agreement if your husband dies.
This truck has been sitting in my parking spot for a long time on my property. I havent made the payment in over a month. I haven't been contacted via email,text, call, or mail. I'm wondering if it would be possible to keep the truck after it been there for so long. (Storage lien or... Read more »
answered on Aug 16, 2021
Perhaps if you made the payment(s) to get your account up to date>?
I have been paying the taxes and maintenance for land for over 10 years straight. Land is currently owned by me, my mom, and brother. Legally I am 66.66 owner the remainder is split between my mom and brother. Can I seek fully ownership in the state of North Carolina since I have been fully paying... Read more »
answered on Jul 12, 2021
No, but you can demand that your family pay their portion of the taxes going forward and ask for back taxes. If you do this they may be willing to sell/give you their interest in the land.
My grandma left land in her will to my mother and her uncle. My mother died before I was 18 and left her portion to me. Someone got my uncle to transfer his name off the deed to them. They then filed it with the clerk and is now on the deed with me.. Is this legal? To be considered my uncle was... Read more »
answered on Jun 15, 2021
It appears that you are legally a tenant in common of a one half undivided interest with the others as tenants in common of equal interests adding up to one half. But was GrandMother's Will Probated? If not, then it had no effect, and her heirs own the property. Hire a competent attorney... Read more »
My father passed away. I have a home in front of his and have been living here for 25 years. My stepmom still lives behind me in their home, and now the land is in her name. Can she make me move or do I have rights to part of the land that my home is setting on?
answered on May 27, 2021
Without looking at the deeds, I cannot give you a definitive answer, but based on what you said, I suspect that you have no right to live on the property should your stepmother revoke permission.
We have lived in our current home for 6 years, recently an acre of our property has been leased out to another party for their horse. We didn't find out intil there were already fence posts in, when asked, the people putting up the fence said that our landlady was leasing the property to them... Read more »
answered on Apr 19, 2021
I or any of the lawyers on here would have to read your contract to be able to advise you on this matter.
Land sits the family church they allowed to be built giving them a parking area and a small yard and a fence to divide properties. This was done 40 years ago. The family found a buyer who had land surveyed & decided to buy. They close this week but the buyer now says he wants to remove fence... Read more »
answered on Mar 23, 2021
No adverse possession does not apply because the church had your permission to use the land. Adverse possession requires that it was being done against your family's wishes.
My advice is to sign a long-term lease with the church, and then the buyer would take the land subject to that lease.
More complex than typical ‘owns the home but rents the land’ situations that I have found.
A verbal agreement was made with myself and the land owner allowing my mobile home to be placed for $X per month for the land. Not in a MH park, but one of two MH on 100 acres. This was for a new... Read more »
answered on Mar 4, 2021
Any buyer would be buying the land subject to your lease, while it would be much better if your lease was written it is still likely a valid lease. Additionally, you should check with Forsyth County to make sure that your home is no longer able to be moved, each county has different regulations... Read more »
The land is 100 acres and I own 1 acre in the middle of it. I am part of the family and do not want to sell the land but other members of the family want to sell it.
answered on Feb 1, 2021
Once the land passed to the family, there is generally nothing that can be done to prevent a sale. Even though it was part of the will that it not be sold, that was simply the deceased wishes that the land not be sold. Outside of the deeds containing some very specific, and uncommon, language they... Read more »
My mother passed. According to two surveys Her 30+ year old home sits 2-3 feet from property line. Small porch sits 2-3 feet over property line. Watauga County building department says state law calls for a five foot setback. If I acquire the property can I remove the current home and build back... Read more »
answered on Jan 4, 2021
Without looking at the Watauga County Codes, I can say that you will almost certainly not be allowed to rebuild the house. However, you may be able to claim adverse possession on the area that you thought was owned, but the surveys show was not. Speak to a local real estate lawyer and see what your... Read more »
It's a huge home that's not had any interest from potential buyers the entire decade I've been squatting there... although the powers always on and I've only had one encounter with the real estate agent that is employed by a company... I live in a little town where mansions are... Read more »
answered on Nov 17, 2020
You need to "squat" for a minimum of 20 years before you could bring an action to have the house transferred to your name.
If a landowner has an easement through my land, to access his land; can that landowner grant a hunt club permission to use that easement as they please to hunt his land?
answered on Oct 20, 2020
I would have to read the easement in question to be able to answer this. Take what you have to a local lawyer and have them look it over.
They've been there for well over 50 years now and they provide shade and privacy for our yard. We haven't had any issues until new city folk came in and started disturbing land and removing things around the tree line. I just want to keep the trees.
answered on Oct 6, 2020
It depends on whose side of the line the trees are on. If the trees are on their property, they can remove them, and there is nothing you can do about it. If the trees are on your property, then they are not allowed to interfere with your property.
If you have any questions about where the... Read more »
My sister and her husband are buying property for a very good price if they somewhat rush the deal. This property has 45 acres. We plan on buying 5 of those acres and building a home. We also plan is to give them the down payment they need to make the purchase. Which pays for the land we're... Read more »
answered on Oct 2, 2020
What you are asking is easily doable. I suggest that you join in the purchase, get the 5 acres surveyed off of the larger tract, and make sure the bank does not include it in its mortgage documents. Then the seller deeds you the 5 acres, and your sister the 40 acres, with the bank loan being... Read more »
The property wasnt left to one person so there is no clear way to use the property. I have been the onlyh person to pay taxes on this property for 15 years and i would like to put it in my name so i can live on it. What do i do?
answered on Sep 14, 2020
Cannot understand your facts stated. But hire a competent attorney to draft an Affidavit of Heirship, which will record a source of title. Then you need a Quit Claim Deed from the other heirs over to you. If they will not convey, you may have to file a Partition Suit.
answered on Jul 12, 2020
A lot split is not a do it yourself project. You will need an attorney and a surveyor. I would also recommend an attorney to do the deed correctly.
However, there are very good reasons for not doing lifetime gifts, and your dad should talk to you and estate planning attorney about that.
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