Move in asap? If so what paperwork do I need to file. I've noticed a couple different forms that could be filed. I Know to change the locks. I need to know the right way to go about it so I don't get in trouble or go to jail for something I didn't understand.
Just because the house appears to be "abandoned" does not mean that there is not a legal owner. It may be owned by a bank, and in the process of foreclosure, probate or bankruptcy. You would need to contact the owner or the owner's legal representative in order to make an offer to...Read more »
We are both married and we each have our own mobile home on the 8 acre property and the other 3 mobile homes have family members residing in them and they all pay one towards property tax and insurance and any other expenses that are for the property. Just don’t want all of us to lose our homes... Read more »
If your mother files Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you will be in a legally conflicted position as regards her interests in obtaining a discharge and as regards the "bankruptcy estate" created by operation of law upon filing. A Chapter 7 Trustee will be assigned to her case who has the duty and...Read more »
The Community Information Summary provided by the seller stated that the "Buyer is encouraged to seek legal counsel regarding any purchase of Real Estate". My loan should be finalized this week. Closing is scheduled by 12/28 "contingent upon final plat approval".
Myself, brother, and his best friend decided to buy a house together. My brothers best friend obtained a VA loan and he bought a house. We agreed to share all costs in purchasing house and share ownership. However we have closed on the house and paid the first month mortgage and he is now claiming... Read more »
If I understand that person who actually bought the house is the person who was eligible for a VA loan and then that person used the proceeds of that loan to buy the house. THe other two attempted to enter into some side deal that would give you ownership of the house. I assume that no one took the...Read more »
That's all the text said. So I asked is October 1 day I have to be moved. He responded yes. I did ask for something in writing never received. Then I received another text stating that if I stayed past 9/30/18 rent would be 3 times monthly amount $2670.00. Is this legal? I would understand a... Read more »
His adult daughter is his beneficiary & inherits the house if he were to pass away. Since this is my home but my name is not on the mortgage or the deed, am I entitled to inherit the home before she were to inherit it?
You would be entitled to inherit the house if your husband designated you as the beneficiary in his valid Last Will and Testament (or added you to the deed). If he died without a Will, then Alabama law directs that one-half of the assets in his name pass to his spouse and one-half pass to his...Read more »
The draft from the insurance company should come to both the owner of the property (you ) and the bank You are entitled under the divorce to the net amount. If she were to get the check and refuse to endorse it to you, you can always go to the COurt to make that happen. You might start by sending a...Read more »
They are telling us that because they were married and jointly on the deed that her children have to sign the deed stating the house goes back to my husband who is the original owner of the home before she ever came along, he added her to the deed later. Why are we unable to sell the house without... Read more »
This issue arises a lot and is usually caught by a title company when someone tries to sell a home. I cannot speak to your specific situation without seeing the deeds, but it sounds like what you are hearing is correct (even though I admit it seems terribly unfair).
An attorney cannot really provide a fee range until learning a lot more about the situation. Most attorneys would bill hourly for their work, which is a pretty fair method for all parties. It can be difficult to obtain pro bono assistance for estate matters (as there are assets), but if your...Read more »
Because I don't know what your contract for sale says, there is no way I can answer your question. The contract should set out that if the inspection reveals issues that should be repaired that you can get out of the deal and get your earnest money. But.... I don't know what the contract...Read more »
handles finances and estate. Recently I became aware conservator had neglected to pay estate property taxes, so I paid them. Conservator is now evicting me from my father’s house, have me 7 days to vacate, hasn’t reimbursed me for taxes. Do I have to go?
Several legal points. He can only evict you if you are a renter. If the taxes were paid by you, you simply paid taxes on behalf of the estate. Did you RENT the property from the estate or your father? If you are not a renter, his action for eviction is due to be dismissed. You need an attorney. Go...Read more »
Having issues with a retail space contract, no notice of raising rent and CAM fees (less than 30 days), and imposing previous months fees on the smaller businesses in a shopping center. There is a cap on the rent and CAM fees in our leasing contract.
Are you subject to a written lease? If so, read the lease. The duties as to fees and such things are spelled out there. If the landlord has violated the terms of the lease, you may be able to break it and move out. Take the document to an attorney and get him or her to read it carefully and explain...Read more »
The taxes have been paid through last year. My stepmother might live in a different state now. Her son was living in the house but might have moved. We have been estranged for years. I would like this property but I can't find out of there is still a mortgage or not on the house and land. My... Read more »
You should contact a property law attorney (preferably where the house is located) and she/he can help you figure out about the mortgage/deed issue. If they can't help you with probate matters, then you would need a probate attorney to open his estate. Best of luck!
The reverse mortgage lender has a security interest, or “lien,” on the real estate. You may be able to file a Ch 13 Bankruptcy case if you have an expectancy legal interest in the property as a legal heir. You would not be personally liable for the reverse mortgage if you simply surrendered...Read more »
Selling home which I own outright. Need to know in event of default if I have a right to reclaim and evict in Alabama. Selling it at auction would not be an option. Can I hold the title until it's paid off? Doing my homework in advance. Thank you.
To answer the question you would need to disclose if this is an Alabama Contract for Deed or a Vendor Lien Deed, both of which would ( if drafted properly) set out your legal remedies in the event of “default,” which should also be defined in the document.
I live in a neighborhood with a HOA. My house is on a culdesac with an empty lot next to us (the empty lot has been deemed not build-able). I want to extend my driveway about two-feet towards the empty lot, but still on my property.
That's a question that can't be answered without looking the HOA's official documents, any subdivision regulations that apply and any local city, town or county ordinances that apply. Here's a short un-researched educated guess (that may or may not be correct): If none of the...Read more »
I can provide a general answer, but you may need to speak to legal counsel who can provide you with specific recommendations and advice, which would require an attorney to closely review all of the facts. For example, "signed everything into" could mean a transfer, a payable on death...Read more »
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