We live in an exclusive, "private" community. Our HOA managers and board allow the public to use our amenities (private lake, trails, parking areas, etc.) for free. There is signage saying "private, residents only - towing enforced", but there is no patrol, badge-checkers or... View More
Many own one residence but several undeveloped lots. Our covenant reads, "property and/or lot owners will be responsible for maintenance and repairs of said items on the basis of each lot owner (including lots owned by the developers) paying a proportionate share calculated on the number of... View More
I am currently in a townhouse rental, and my lease expired on September 30th. My landlord asked me on September 2nd via text message, “ Forgot to ask- are you planning on renewing?” . To which I responded, “Yep!”. After that, I was never sent a new lease. On November 3rd, I let her know... View More
We signed a contract in March 2020. We were never told that there was not a final plat until October 2020. Our house was supposed to be completed in June 2021. The plat was not recorded until November 2021. This was in line with the Timeline that the developer gave to the town municipality, that we... View More
Your divorce proceedings should have included an agreement for her to refinance the property, but they may not have. If they didn't you can request the bank remove you but they will likely refuse to do so.
A property owner owns a house in severalty prior to marriage. After marriage, the owner's new spouse moves into the house and pays half of the mortgage payment monthly. The ownership structure is now what?
Unfortunately it is not possible to answer this question in an online forum like this with certainty. An attorney would have to review the covenants and rules of your HOA, which you agreed to be bound by when you purchased the home. We cannot review documents through an online forum. My general...View More
My wife’s brother is the executor of the will. We are selling the house that I am making the mortgage payments on. The mortgage is in my father in laws name and the executor is demanding that all proceeds go into the deceased estate and he is entitled to 1/3 after he settles the estate using the... View More
Addressing ineffective HOA management companies and incompetent HOA boards in North Carolina involves a systematic approach. Begin by thoroughly reviewing the HOA's governing documents to understand the roles and responsibilities of the board and management company. Attend meetings to voice...View More
If you are actually an owner, then confirm it by searching the title. You may have to sue any new grantees. Husband's alienation of marital property should be brought up in the Divorce, possibly as grounds for contempt. Someone has to pay taxes and any note debt.
Do you have a Note and a recorded Deed of Trust? If you do, hire a NC attorney to accelerate the note and foreclose. If not, all you might do is sue for the note balance, then possibly collect against the land. Either way hire a NC attorney as you will get nowhere by yourself.
He refused to sell or refinance the house at the time of the divorce. Now his plan is to stop paying the mortgage but continue to live in the house for a few months then move to another state. Is there anything I can do in this situation?
In North Carolina, if your ex-husband plans to stop paying the mortgage on your jointly owned house and subsequently move, there are several actions to consider. Begin by reviewing your divorce agreement for any relevant clauses. Consulting a North Carolina attorney skilled in property and family...View More
About $20,000 of business property has been removed from my rental space. I’m late on my July rent and only received a notice from the landlord’s attorney about paying the past due amount. A formal criminal police report was filed on 8/20/2023.
My lease implies that electricity is not paid for directly by the tenant (in the utility addendum, electricity is not checked off, whereas the other utilities that I do have to pay are. Further, the "Special Provisions" section of that addendum reads, "If electric account rolls to... View More
Not legally as I have the deeds. Father is alive, Mother deceased. He is claiming squatters rights that he's living with my father over 2 months. Some lawyer told him can claim the property? Is this legal?
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