I had a sizable condo fire, and it was determined that it was the HOAs insurance policy that should make the repairs (not due to fault but bylaws- both parties agree). Suddenly, my HOA changed ownership a few weeks after the fire to a new company. Now the old HOA is saying that it is no longer... Read more »
Well, that depends on your personal preferences. I personally like my broker only acting in my best interest but acknowledge there are times where it is appropriate for the broker to help both sides. A transactional broker acts more as a neutral 3rd party helping both sides in a transaction....Read more »
these types of questions are often handled in probate. If your name was not on the deed as Joint Tenants, you will need something in the public record to show that you own the property. If I recall, the executor of the estate typically has some authority over the matter but this...Read more »
Your revocable trust does not need to be recorded or registered anywhere. There used to be a statute, that has since been revoked, that required irrevocable trusts to be recorded. This is no longer a requirement.
Upon a Trustors death, during administration, there may be a need to file the...Read more »
want to know, if I have a chance to keep my pergola as it is (oil-based stain on rough hewn cedar) when there is nothing in the written community guidelines saying that it has to be any specific color other than 'complementary' to the home? The source of contention is there are no... Read more »
I would check under the painting/ maintenance section of the HOA's design requirements. Allot of these HOAs do not require approval if no changes are made. For example, my HOA does not require any type of approval to paint the exterior of the house if you use the same colors.
This is a real estate home purchase contract in Colorado. The seller states they had a death in the family and now need to stay and keep their house. We, being kind people, agreed if they provide payment for expenses we have incurred. If we find out he lied and sells to someone else for more, is it... Read more »
The concept of fraud revolves around the intent to deceive.
The test is rather complex but in general, if a seller lies about the specific subject matter to induce you to take a specific action that you otherwise would not have taken, it could be fraud. You need to talk...Read more »
This is a complex question. You should contact an attorney.
If you own a property, you have a right to fence it provided you do not run afoul of any covenants, HOA, zoning, ordinances, and/or other laws. In certain rural areas in Colorado, you may be required to fence it.
I am the owner of the servient estate which has an easement for ingress/egress. The owner of the dominant estate plans on bringing in surveyors to stake the easement, and then an excavation company to re-grade an unpermitted road on the easement. Do I have the right to require the dominant estate... Read more »
You definitely have rights. An easement does not give the owner of the dominant estate unilateral authority nor does he have the right to work outside of the permitting process. If you are not able to have a reasonable conversation with this party you should get an attorney involved to assist you...Read more »
The other attorneys are correct. You need to file into the probate estate. Depending on when this occurred you may need to act immediately in order to preserve the estate. In other words, you need to act quickly before your sister spends any proceeds from the sale of the house.
You will need to hire a competent CO attorney to figure out what the applicable SOL is, as different causes of actions have different SOLs. Despite numerous postings, noone has responded because your question is incomplete. Call one of the CO lawyers listed here on Justia, whom I have noticed...Read more »
my sister and I inherited the family business she has never treated me as a partner we have rental units I have been fired from the family business that I have been involved for 50 years At this point I wander is my sister up to the challenge of running our business she has saver medical issues
Holding a raffle in Colorado is a regulated activity and requires a license issued by the Charitable Gaming Section of the Secretary of State’s office. A raffle can only be conducted by a legitimate, registered charity with an active non-profit registration in Colorado. In fact, the charity must...Read more »
Dear Inherited Property Owner: You asked if predecessor's contract for services (in this instance Property Management Services) is binding upon the heirs. The only way to answer this question is to examine the underlying contract entered into by your predecessors. If there is no contract,...Read more »
I hired my broker based on his expertise with first time home buyers. My inspector sent an email to both me and my agent warning that the unit had no a/c despite the online and MLS listings. I never saw the email, and my agent sent me a text telling me the inspection came out "pretty... Read more »
Dear Purchaser: Your inquiry has to do with real estate negligence or malfeasance.
As to BUYER AGENT: if it were the case where you were NOT sent the Inspector's Report from your Agent or your Inspector, you would have an argument. However, insofar as the Agent will be able to show...Read more »
I have two sisters that want me to sell the lot and split it three ways. I don’t want to be liable for the taxes in their entirety after the sale. What kind of document do I need from them before I can sell the lot? How do I avoid the entire tax liability? Neither of us want the lot.
This is an important question posed. As I understand it your parents left you and your sister a piece of property. I am assuming the property was to be owned jointly with your 2 sisters. Further I am assuming the property is in your name for convenient purposes (like to avoid probate). If that is...Read more »
My husband attacked me on Nov. 29th, I didn't contact authorities bc I felt this would further trigger him and he is very unstable. I have been secretly packing and planning to move but our lease is in both of our names. I could afford the townhome we rent without him, but he would not meet... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your situation. You would have to provide the landlord with some evidence of the domestic violence. Typically this comes in the form of a protection order. If you are still in fear of imminent harm, then you can still apply for a protection order.
It would be a sale subject to the existing mortgage lien. And there may be buyers willing to take it subject to the mortage, or even assume personal liability on the mortgage note. However the lender with the secured mortage might not approve of the new owner, and foreclose on the mortgage...Read more »
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