Although this online forum is not designed to seek legal research on specific issues / entities / matters, you can check with the State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) for information on the last known resident agent for corporations operating in this state.
While not legal advice, I hope the above general information helps!
Mark Oakley's answer No, commercial leases do not have any statutory or regulatory provisions governing them. There are judicially developed rules for interpreting contracts, including a general "reasonableness" standard, however. But you should have a lawyer review the lease to be sure there is no rent adjustment, and to confirm how the lease is automatically renewed and how you can get out of the lease before it is automatically renewed. Without reading the lease, it is impossible to advise you accurately, but...
Cedulie Renee Laumann's answer Generally front foot assessments go with the property and become an obligation of the new owner (the same way HOA fees or property tax obligations would). Typically these payments last up to 30 years after a new development is built. That being said, both the contract and the closing paperwork should reveal the existence of front foot assessments.
If the Seller NEVER disclosed the front foot assessment, didn't put anything in the Contract and failed to notify in any of the...
Richard Sternberg's answer Your facts are dripping in self-dealing and breach of fiduciary duties, and the claim that one trustee stole funds while the other stole the property are just oozing from your question. The notion that trust instructions give you the power to buy and sell does not mean that you can buy and sell to your own account. You *desperately* need to review the facts privately with a lawyer, and you are flat out nuts if you provide any more facts on an open web forum.
Richard Sternberg's answer Liens can be complicated, and lay people often misunderstand them. If you are asking whether you can be obligated in a lien to pay a judgment or some other debt that authorizes a lien on something specific, the answer is yes. There is no way to evaluate whether a lien has been perfected from the information you provided.
Richard Sternberg's answer Sounds like a fairly clear housing discrimination case. The good news is that a prompt strategy of asserting a lis pendens and filing the proper complaint may get you your new home, and there may ultimately be an award of legal fees. The bad news is that few of the lawyers qualified to pursue such claims are willing to take them based on a future attorneys fees award. The best strategy is a quick demand letter before there is another contract on the property, but that will require quick action...
Mark Oakley's answer Are you the buyer or seller? Do you want the sake to go through or not? What has been the communication since 2015(!!!)? Three years? Seriously? The contract generally has a deadline date for closing, or a right to terminate after a certain time frame. However, if a contract has no date when performance of the contract is to take place, then courts will apply a “reasonable time” standard. That’s a factual question, based on the contract and ordinary commercial dealing. Hard to say, but 3...
Richard Sternberg's answer You really need a competent review of the contract. Based on your limited information, I’m guessing that then lender doesn’t agree with you ROV and that you probably have the right to reject the buyer and get a full price non-VA buyer. Backing out of the contract without legal review is quite risky.
Cedulie Renee Laumann's answer Commercial leases do not follow the same rules as residential leases. The percentage cap you refer to (which is actually $5 per month or 10% of the payment due, but no more than 3 monthly late fees) deals with consumer debt which does not apply to commercial situations.
With few exceptions, the parties to a commercial contract can usually agree to any financial terms they wish.
See Md. Ann Code, Commercial Law, Title 14, Subtitle 13
Richard Sternberg's answer The fact that you had an offer three days later at full price is evidence that the appraiser, not the realtor, is wrong. The problem is that so many fraudulent price-fixing offers occurred in both the real estate banking crisis around 1989 and – quite a bit more severely -- in 2008 that the law added all sorts of independence and distance in appraisal standards. But, "market value" is determined by how the market values the property, and in quick upswings, which we seem to be experiencing in...
Richard Sternberg's answer You need to start with a review of the recorded Declarations and the history of the Bylaws, You need to compare them with the statutory framework, and, in any event, you won’t be able to impair any current owner’s present rights without their consent.
Richard Sternberg's answer If your signature appears on the Note and the Deed of Trust, you are liable. If that signature was a forgery, you need to deal with that. Ignoring it while knowing about it, particularly between spouses or ex-spouses, might act as apparent authority or ratification. If you let it stand, it could become your signature retroactively.
Mark Oakley's answer Why do you want your name on the mortgage? If the rate is good, just make the payment, as you have no personal liability if you ever default on the payment. You could just walk away. If you make the payments, the house is yours.
Mark Oakley's answer A deed in lieu of foreclosure simply means you hand over the keys and deed and move out, but you must first get in writing that the mortgage company releases you from personal liability on the remaining balance of the mortgage. You'll have to cut that deal with the first mortgage holder, and make release of your liability on both the first and second mortgage a condition of doing so. Otherwise, you get little or nothing out of the deal. Absent a loan mod, can you afford just paying the first...
Richard Sternberg's answer Yes, there are many defenses to eminent domain, especially after the Supreme Court cases cited in this Wiki article. . The article is hardly a brief, and a brief would explore the limitations and defenses better than the article, but you get what you pay for. There are defenses to the taking, and there are arguments regarding valuation. What you need is a qualified lawyer.
Richard Sternberg's answer The only way to get a reliable answer to questions like this is to let a lawyer read the words of the contract and get the facts from you. Anything less is, quite simply, negligent.
That being said, there is no law that requires a Seller to install a whole house reverse osmosis system to fix well water issues, though the contract may speak to issues of repair and condition. It is not uncommon to treat well water by a water filtration system that covers the house and perhaps a single reverse osmosis system under the kitchen sink. Alternatively, if the lead is coming from certain...
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