Sorry for your loss. It’s unclear whether there is a will or a trust. Please clarify this fact or get an appointment with an attorney because there are certain deadlines that could affect you. Best of luck.
I have a loud neighbor who produces loud electronic music. I live in an apartment building and it creates quite a disturbance. I have tried talking to them, banging on the wall, calling the cops, calling the property management company, etc. but nothing has worked thus far. I have 6 reported... Read more »
A learned attorney and retired Judge from Texas once said: "You can sue a ham sandwich." Since your lease entitles you to the quiet enjoyment of the property and you are not disturbing others, the LL has the obligation to be sure that other tenants do not take away your quiet enjoyment....Read more »
My friend is one of 3 tenants renting a room and the landlord said the little shack/garage in the back can't be used for working on his motorcycle and that he is not allowed to have anyone work on motorcycles in the back yard either. The landlord said my friend is taking up too much room and... Read more »
Short answer: Yes. The LL owns the property and has the absolute right to determine how it is being used. If he decides he does not want the motorcycle worked on, at the property, he has the right to determine that and to put it in a lease. LL are only restricted from imposing lease conditions...Read more »
I was living in my 3-bedroom condo and renting out the 2 additional rooms. I own the condo. I began traveling and also rented out my own room, essentially renting out 3 rooms individually, instead of the entire unit. Each roommate has their own separate rental agreement for the room that they are... Read more »
From your question it seems that the tenants now view you as a non resident LL and want notice of any visits by you or your father/ manager. I think you have to decide whether you have a flamenco or an armadillo. Either you reside there or you don't but you cannot have it both ways....Read more »
I would like to refinance the loan so that I may remain in the home. I have Letters of Administration, and I just received the final distribution court date, but it isn't until October. Mom passed last December (not sure how long the reverse mortgage company will wait before they want the... Read more »
You can't transfer legal ownership of the property to yourself without a formal court order upon final distribution of the estate and that won't happen until October. The loan by its terms comes due within 1 year of the borrower's death. Keep your lender informed on the progress of...Read more »
I’ve gone over to my neighbors house several times to talk about replacing the fence and they won’t answer the door. I dropped off a note with an enclosed quote from the fence company I want to use and asked them to get back to me within a week. Still didn’t hear back from them. I went over... Read more »
Initially you need to be sure of your boundary. This may require a title search and/or a survey. But then put your fence up, at your own expense. It is not anyone else's financial responsibility. You probably need to flag your boundary where you want the fence company to put the fence.
Depends on your lease and whether it has an early exit clause and/or a defect that the lease would be rendered invalid. We don’t have enough information to give more specific information- but if neither of the above exists then your best bet may be to negotiate an early exist payment.
A landlord cannot collect rent from two different tenants for the same property at the same time. Once the new tenant moves in, the old tenant's obligation to pay rent stops because the LL cannot provide anything of value for the rent.
I live in an urban community of ~250 units in downtown San Diego, CA. Our bylaws allow unrestricted "ingress and egress" to the units. Can the HOA force residents to do things in common areas that MUST be used to access private residences? The talk has mostly been around elevators and stairwells
The rental agreement will provide you with an explanation of your rights and the tenant's obligations, particularly about giving notice to you in order to terminate the tenancy. You need to refer to this document for that information.
The limit in Small Claims is up to $10,000.00, so...Read more »
I am refinancing my condo. Lender is requesting for 2 HOA documentation, Condo questionnaire and homeowner's association certification. The HOA management forwarded me to a homewisedocs website who are charging $200 for the documents.
My question is, as a homeowner shouldn't I be... Read more »
You have the privilege of paying the fees in a refi.
These opinions are based solely on the information in the question and no additional investigation into facts has been made. Additional facts could change the opinion. Do not rely exclusively on this opinion without consulting with an...Read more »
Your brief question raises numerous issues. Why did the LL show up unannounced? Why was she terrified, did LL do something? What do you mean that she can no longer take care of herself? Is she going to move into an assisted care facility?
If the tenant is incapable to perform the...Read more »
Very sorry to hear your LL treats tenants this way. It happens. you have rights. If I were you I would tell them that you want this cleaned within 24 hours or you will hire your own cleaning company to have them give the apartment a cleaning and deduct it from your next rent payment. Under...Read more »
Is it better to do it by myself? What type of contract do I need? I was looking into few websites that advertise land for sale but I don't know the steps that I need to take to close the sale. Land is clear of debts, taxes paid.
Generally speaking, if the Seller has breached the contract, the Buyer has three options: (1) finding a loophole in the contract to walk away; (2) suing for damages in an action for breach of contract; and/or (3) filing a lawsuit for specific...Read more »
I have kids jumping a brick wall all the time and falling on my yard. The wall runs across my property line from front yard to back yard. The other side is a tree shrub area, sidewalk and street. I want to know if I hold any liability if one of these kids get hurt? Also can I put signs up that face... Read more »
There is insufficient information to determine where you are in the DVRO process - is it a temporary restraining order pending a hearing or has a hearing been held and a restraining order after hearing been entered. If the DVRO is currently temporary then you will need to successfully defend the...Read more »
Is there different contracts/documents for different types of properties? Can the same documents for single homes be used for commercial, mobile homes, land, etc? Also, what licenses do I need to wholesale properties?
There are tons of forms, and each one is different for Commercial, residential, or mobile homes. Usually, the brokers and agents are specialized in each one, and they prepare the forms. There is software that can do all of them together, and you can get it as a part of your benefit if you are a...Read more »
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