We signed a contract to sell our house 4 months ago. Our realtor has not been very helpful in selling our home (1 open house in 4 months). If we don't sell by the end of October, foreclosure proceedings will start. We've dropped the price twice--a $20K price drop. Nothing is working. Is... Read more »
Absent some recording of the agreement, likely not. Under certain circumstances, you may be able to exercise the right to buy this individual's share before any other seller - but this is case dependent.
I had 72 hours to sell my house or my offer was canceled. Since I am so close to selling mine, is there any legal way to extend that 72 hours at all? It's been almost 5 months with no activity whatsoever....
My lease states under the second paragraph term the initial term of the agreement is that the property is leased on a month-to-month basis starting on September 1st 15 and ending September 1st 16 my understanding is that a periodic lease or a month to month does not include a specified end date... Read more »
It sounds like you have a year lease and you make monthly payments. Month-to-month means you or the landlord can terminate the lease with a month notice, but if you have a contractual right to the property for a year, then it doesn't sound like you have a month-to-month lease. The outcome...Read more »
7 year contract for deed for a lake property. We had a 20% down payment and have paid a large amount in monthly payments. In total we have paid over half of the purchase price. With permission from the seller we've been trying to sell for 3 years. If we are unable to sell we'd like to cut... Read more »
My spouse and I are getting divorced this year, self-filing, and we have a home we purchased during our marriage. The home has a mortgage. My ex has no income but his mother has been paying the mortgage while he's been living there. I do not live there anymore, but my name is the only one on... Read more »
It probably depends on the terms of the Trust instrument. If your husband and his brother are co-trustees, his brother's consent may be required to permit a sale. If the Trust instrument was well drafted, it may have a provision for resolving disagreements between the co-trustees. If so, those...Read more »
warranty won't cover, not sent in correctly at the time. worth going to court over? should we be responsible for some of cost for a 17 yrs old roof? natural elements, weather, etc. normal wear and tear - think original warranty was for 20 yrs...
I would note that the wording of your question is unclear. I am unsure if you are stating that you provided a warranty to the customer or that the manufacturer of the roofing materials provided a warranty to your customer. Although unclear based on the information provided, I would go by the terms...Read more »
Check the terms of the contract. Usually they have an "opt-out" or similar clause. You can also simply agree to cancel the contract. I suggest consulting with an attorney - a review of your particular facts and the contract will provide you with the best guidance.
Generally speaking, contracts for the sale of land must be in writing to be enforced. There are exceptions to this rule. You should consult with an attorney to get an answer specific to your situation.
We rent a lot a mobile home we don't own sits on. The owner is deceased. We don't live there anymore. Do we have the right to "walk away" or what rights do we have? My fiance' is the next of kin to the deceased, but hasn't filed for executorship as of yet.... Read more »
Hi. We are supposed to close on the house in 7 days but I don't want to buy the house anymore. We don't think we can afford it plus my husband has been having a hard time on one of the jobs I know that should have been thought first thing, but we were so excited at first that we didnt... Read more »
Check your purchase agreement and see what the default terms and remedies are. Check with your lender and see if you still qualify for the loan. It is not a bad idea to notify the seller -- they might have a back-up offer ready to go or they may be fine with simply keeping your earnest money.
I have a deeded easement and a new neighbor want to erect a gate. Wouldn't this cause inconvenience and unenjoyment of the easement? I have a home off the easement and have been here 32 years and never has there been a gate, neighbor in question has no house just land, wouldn't this be interference?
Generally, you are responsible for the damage caused by your tree if you knew there was something wrong with the tree but failed to take corrective action. If an act of God caused the tree to fall AND a reasonable person would be unaware there was something wrong with the tree, then generally you...Read more »
I have been divorced for 3 years now. My ex husband refuses to refinance or sell the house we still own together. I don't live in the house, he does. He has failed to pay the payment over 17 times. I would like to know if and how I can sue him for the half of the house, I have... Read more »
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