The issue of whether you should pay to repair your home is different from whether you might be able to pursue a claim agains the seller or home inspector. I assume you are referring to an inspector whom you hired. Home inspection contracts are generally terribly one-sided in favor of the...Read more »
My house was getting foreclosed on. My dad and brother came together and got me enough money to not lose it. I am in the process now of getting my ex to sign the deed papers to get his name of it so I can make sure he is not entitled to anything nor has any say so. My kids father has not lived... Read more »
There are a lot of moving parts here and a lot at stake. Respectfully, with all the people and assets involved this is not an issue that can be resolved in an online forum. I strongly advise you to seek the advice of an attorney to sort it all out.
My fiancé moved out 8 years ago due to an abusive relationship. I’ve had full custody of our 4 kids ever since then. He made 3 years of payments on the house while we were together, but I’ve made the last 8 years of payments by myself. I’m wanting to sell my house and move soon. Is my ex... Read more »
There are a couple of considerations you need to make in order to answer your question. First, the loan you and your ex have is with the mortgage company. That lender is not invested in your personal situation and is just interested in 1) whether the mortgage payments have been made, and 2) that...Read more »
If your purchase contract is in writing, and is a longer term installment contract, you should be able to affirm it as an "executory contract" once you file for bankruptcy relief, and that's even more so if you are...Read more »
If tenant moves out early and buys out remaining lease from 6/1/22 (move out date) through 7/15/22 (lease term expiration date), and landlord rents the house to another tenant beginning 6/15/22, shouldn't the original tenant be entitled to a refund of rents paid from 6/15/22 through 7/15/22?
Probably not, but the lease terms control. In general, absent a buy-out clause, a tenant who vacates early is responsible for all rent remaining on the lease. If the landlord subsequently rents the premises, the tenant should likely get credit. That's different from a buy-out clause.
You need to have an attorney review the contract and learn the relevant facts in order to get meaningful advise, as well as to understand your options. There is no specific statute in Missouri that stays a builder is automatically liable any time water enters the basement of a 3-year old house....Read more »
The issue is whether there was a mutual mistake. You can research Missouri law on it. Ideally, you and your broker can come to an understanding. Otherwise, you might purchase through someone else and then find yourself named as a defendant in a costly lawsuit.
He said to me that I can have one of his cars and even tho it isn't any will the Facebook messenger verify that its his page with his profile picture and full name with the conversation from him and I and he's telling me I get one of his cars so isn't that conversation û and him... Read more »
In Missouri, an oral will is generally not valid. There is an exception but not in the circumstances you describe. Missouri requires a person's last will to be in writing and witnessed and notarized. I'm afraid your father's statements on facebook messenger will not be enforced by a...Read more »
Unit was left in good condition, and was rented out immediately after we vacated. There are no damages and nothing beyond normal wear and tear. Photos verify this. My understanding is that based on the lack of ability to be present at inspection, we are entitled twice the amount. Is this accurate?
Buyers realtor reached out saying buyers can’t linger go through purchase because mortgage payment is higher. Seller realtor stated they can’t since they have a signed contract, buyers realtor said ok we will do inspections then they can walk away. Is that even possible? Sellers realtor says... Read more »
If your transaction is written on the Missouri Association of Realtors form contract that many Realtors use, then closing is likely contingent on financing as well as inspections and possibly other factors. If any of these contingencies is not met the buyer is able to cancel the contract without...Read more »
As long as the contract identifies the property, the price, and the parties to the transaction, using the form for a commercial sale instead of a residential sale will not void the transaction. It may cause some confusion about some of the other details, however. If that occurs, you may want to...Read more »
I suggest you have an attorney review your lease and then come up with a strategy to deal with the unfortunate situation. I do not believe that any cautious attorney, especially not knowing all of the facts and not having reviewed the lease, is going to tell you to ignore the situation for years.
Sellers agreed to replace fuse box w/breaker box and to install updated electrical outlets, w/written work detail by licensed electrician. The fuse box was replaced and some outlets, but nothing was grounded. Not even the GFI outlets. We have only just discovered that the work was not done... Read more »
You could write a letter or hire an attorney to write a letter seeking money and threatening litigation. If the letter does not work you can sue for breach of contract or violation of Missouri's consumer protection statutes, the Merchandising Practices Act. The amount of damages you have...Read more »
We are in the process buying a new house. This home was listed as being an “as is” sale. We had a home inspection preformed for our protection as it’s an 110 year old farm house. The listing stated the product had a septic system. The inspection revealed there is only a discharge pipe that... Read more »
It is unclear from your post whether at this point you can back out of the sale. If the seller's disclosure statement is inaccurate but you are aware of the issue and still go through with the sale, you may face a challenge, if you were to sue, proving that you were damages as a result of the...Read more »
foundation issues also not revealed. Also our agent failed to alert us other issues that would have been unacceptable. We were coming from out of state ready to move in. We canceled the contract, however we now needed to find temporary housing while looking for other property to buy costing us... Read more »
My daughter, her husband and their three children live in Nevada, and they made an offer on a home In Missouri. The seller accepted the offer and escrow is scheduled to close in mid-January. They got hit with huge medical bill for their son, and they no longer have the down payment. They advised... Read more »
The buyers should have a Missouri attorney review the contract right away. There may be unexpired contingencies that would provide a proper basis to terminate the contract. For example, financing and inspection contingencies.
If the buyers breach the contract the sellers can sued for...Read more »
Partner and I are separating. We share bank accounts and all bills. She wants to keep the house and I'm fine with that. But we have built equity and as far as I'm aware, I get 50 percent when my name comes off of it. Is this correct and if so, what's next? Thank you.
The answer depends on A) how you and your partner hold title to the property and/or B) how you and your partner agree, in writing, to split the proceeds of sale of the property. The answer should be covered by A. As long as you are both on title as owners of equal shares, you will split the equity...Read more »
The Quitclaim Deed I filed that needs to be corrected states; 'I am giving 'ALL INSTEAD of 1/2' which is the actual interest in the property I have. I did not intend to do that but when I noticed I felt confident the sale would not go through. I guess I am not positive it did, all I... Read more »
Yes there are time limits. Hire a competent MO attorney to file suit to reform the deed today if needed. If you intended to convey your entire interest whatever it was, then you do not need to correct anything, as it has already been conveyed. If it had been a warranty deed, and you only had...Read more »
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