If you are the grantee on a Deed then you own some interest or the Fee Simple Absolute Estate in the real property. The Mortgage/Deed of Trust is a recorded security instrument against the land, securing the repayment of the Note. If you own it, then it is SUBJECT TO THE Mortgage. But unless...Read more »
It is impossible for anyone to find out if a Realtor is withholding offers, much less find out how long and the reason why. Think this all the way through: It could very well be that the seller has made it clear they will not accept any "low-ball" offers; and so the Realtor may be holding...Read more »
State is Delaware. I was given lifetime right of occupancy via my grandmother's will. She left the house to her oldest son, my uncle, with the caveat that I had a lifetime right of occupancy. Now, I have discovered that the house has been sold. No one told me about this. Wondering if I have... Read more »
If you've been served with a judgment to that effect (or were in present in court when the judge pronounced his judgment), you are subject to that order or judgment. If you fail to move out, the next step will be to serve you with a citation for contempt of court, which will order you to...Read more »
If you are in the business of buying homes and selling them, then you should be willing to have a full discussion with an attorney in Ohio about what you are asking. There should not be a time limit on this, in my opinion.
We built a house on my in-laws land. All 4 of our names are on the land deed, but we own the house - their names aren't on it. If we want to sell and they won't sign off on the land, what are our options?
The seller and I already agreed to price. There is no other place on this land for another driveway. Can a neighboring property owner not allow me access to this house? Property I am buying has had the use of this driveway as long as anyone in town (Bridgeville) has known. Neighboring house has... Read more »
When you buy a house in Delaware, you are required to have an attorney. Your attorney will do a title search and obtain a survey. Your questions can best be answered after the title search and survey are completed. Your attorney will be able to answer your question at that time. Good luck.
We have common property, basicly a huge grassy lot with a big boulder and a tree. For years the kids have been climbing on both but I received a phone call from the "board" telling me my children can't climb on the tree because its common property and if they got hurt they would be... Read more »
You use the abbreviation HOA, but it sounds like you are dealing with a maintenance corporation rather than a homeowner's association. An attorney will have to review the deed restrictions for your community, but I can tell you that maintenance corporations carry liability insurance in case...Read more »
Based on the limited information you have given, it appears that your account is suggesting that you set up a trust and transfer ownership of the house to the trust, with the account serving as trustee. However, the best advice would be to ask the accountant for more information.
When a surviving spouse has a life estate in a house, there are other heirs who own what's referred to as a remainder interest. This means that these heirs become the sole owners once the spouse with the life estate dies. For this reason, a bank or mortgage company will not allow a spouse with...Read more »
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