It doesn't matter what type of housing (co op or otherwise) the agency disclosure needs to be provided consistent with the licensing rules. IF the license requires it, then yes. Usually both buyer and seller only need to sign when there is a 'dual agency' but without specifics it is impossible to...Read more »
Buyer's bank loan feel through because he is going through a divorce. The agreement close date was 08/16. Our realtor sent us an amendment late last night to extend the close date under the same terms. We have not signed the amendment and want to change the terms to require the earnest money... Read more »
Without seeing the offer and reading the various contingencies it is impossible to say for sure. The offer MAY be 'dead' meaning you can both walk away without issues, or there may be a default requiring action.
If the offer is 'dead' and they want to extend, you can make whatever changes...Read more »
Was the offer contingent on qualifying for a specific mortgage and was that contingency not satisfied? Without actually seeing the terms of the agreement it is impossible to say for sure, but IF it was drafted properly and you didn't qualify for the mortgage, then you MAY be able to call the deal...Read more »
I purchased my home back in March this year and I wish to put up an additional garage/pole barn (following all local permit rules). Some of the neighbors have mentioned that this cul-de-sac was a part of a HOA years ago. This was never disclosed to me and I was never given any information during... Read more »
In early June we signed purchase agreement with our landlord to buy the duplex we have lived in for last 6 yrs. FSBO deal.No realtor involved. We know the property and know him; (great guy.) Quite honestly, didn't even think of the contingency issue. We were "pre-approved" with the lender, or so we... Read more »
Without seeing the offer you submitted and which was accepted it is impossible to answer this question specifically. You need to consult with and HIRE a licensed attorney ASAP -- as you SHOULD have done before signing an offer.
There may be some way out, but if there are absolutely NO...Read more »
It depends on what your lease says. Does it REQUIRE 30 days notice or is it a typical 'one year' lease that says IF the tenant holds over it becomes a month to month lease? WIthout seeing the lease, it is impossible to answer youre
I gave a 7 day notice in June 2019 for nonpayment of rent. The lease ended July 31, 2019 and I have a 30 day notice to end lease which the tenant acknowledged. On July 8, 2019 the tenants utilities were shut off for nonpayment (utilities are in tenants name). Tenants left all property and have... Read more »
If it is clear you’re dealing with garbage, you’re free to just dispose of it. Deduct the cost of cleaning up and making necessary repairs beyond normal wear and tear from their security deposit by following the proper procedures.
For 'abandoned' personal property the rules are a bit...Read more »
It is located in a seasonal campground where she paid a monthly lot rent. The trailer was never registered in her name, but she signed a lease in 2012. The owner is taking me to small claims court for the rent and cleanup fees. She says my mother added my name to the rental agreement, but I've... Read more »
No, you shouldn't be responsible for your mother's debts because you are her heir. And if you didn't sign a lease and never occupied the property, then you shouldn't be responsible for the lease either. If you paid rent for a while, that doesn't necessarily mean you became obligated to continue...Read more »
Without seeing the actual lease AND the inventory/checklist forms and determining if all the documents comply with all applicable Michigan landlord/tenant laws, it is impossible to say what (if anything) a tenant may be responsible for.
IN GENERAL provided you have properly dotted your i's...Read more »
I am a licensed real estate agent in Michigan, but do not practice as one. I have a friend who lives in California & I viewed several properties he's going to buy, took photos, and retrieved info from the seller for him since we are both local and he isn't. At closing he has proposed the title... Read more »
Rather than go out on the 'net and do legal research before answering this question I will suggest an alternative that skirts around all the sticky legal issues: Have you friend pay you personally--outside the closing--thereby avoiding a paper trail.
The lien is not mine and was placed on it 17 years ago by the Department of Justice. I purchased the property 3 years ago through Detroit landbank authority and am trying to sell it. What are my options? Also prospective buyer found the lien through a title search?
The wife moved out with no forwarding address. The husband still. Lives there, we gave him a 30 day notice and he is still there. He has no lease with his name on it. Is he considered a squatter? He has not paid rent for June or July. Can I legally move in with him since it’s my house and he will... Read more »
There is no difference between a 'squatter' and a 'tenant' for eviction purposes. You need to evict him legally. This sounds like it could rapidly spiral into a mess -- for example, yes, he can remove property he installed, but he can't do it in such a way as to commit 'waste' -- if there were...Read more »
Can someone take over your property and enter, make changes, hookups to property, utilities,electrical
phone, water, heat, drill holes in walls. I am not a criminal I am old but not incompetent. . .even if this was so, my family should be contacted and they should be asked for permission.... Read more »
He has moved out. She’s trying to list the house because she can’t afford it on her disability alone. He won’t communicate with anyone. She’s trying to move forward with the process to prevent losing the house. Is there a way she can try to make this work? Any help is appreciated.
Divorce is the legal process that seems to be the best candidate. There are other legal processes, such as a personal bankruptcy, that might cause the process to move forward as well. Your mother should consult with an attorney.
I did file claim of violations of code of ethics with local Board of Realtors about realtor/Broker, who I had asked before for release from contract, not surprisingly dismissed. How long am I under obligation to them? Can I sell my home myself with only hired real estate attorney under... Read more »
If you are the victim of ANY crime you should contact the police and make a report.
If you are uncertain as to whether or not the activity is really criminal, or as to other details, then you should contact and hire an attorney BEFORE contacting the police. You may not want to involve the...Read more »
Without seeing the terms of the 'lease' it is impossible to answer this question.
I'm going to assume there is no written lease, and your 'agreement' is they can live in the trailer. Does the trailer have heat and plumbing? (can they 'flush''?) In other words is it a 'habitable dwelling'?...Read more »
I was quit claim deeded 50% of a tenant in common house/land. I am under a zero contact policy,per her request, with the half sister who is the other 50% owner. I do NOT want to deal with her at all when the house is to be put up for sale in March 2020 when my deceased stepfather's girlfriend has... Read more »
My ex and I are on a land contract together however he refuses to leave, has no job, and does not contribute financially in anyway. I have made all the house payments, utilities are in my name, and I made the initial down payment. Only real claim he has is that I foolishly allowed his name to be... Read more »
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