My ex partner and I bought a house together 13 years ago. She lived in the house for 3 months then left. She has not paid any of the mortgage, taxes, repairs ect. We only paid $2500 down at the time of mutual money. I want to refinance but she refuses to sign quit claim deed. What are my options?
If your ex refuses to sign a quitclaim deed, your other option is filing a court action for partition. It is a generally a short process but it carries several risks. You should definitely consult an attorney about the pros and cons to see if it is in your best interest in your circumstances.
Contact signed in December 2020 with the June 9, 2021 closing date which is plenty of time to build a 1600 sq ft home. The builder is doing several trades himself so he doesn’t have to pay subcontractors. He has drug his feet for weeks and will not be done in time for closing cause if me to loose... Read more »
For most people, a real estate transaction is the largest purchase they will ever make. I encourage you to have an attorney review your contract in order to help you decide what to do. The contractual terms will be significant in planning your next steps. If would be reckless for anyone to...Read more »
If your lease expired or was mutually terminated early in writing, then I don't understand the basis for your former landlord's claiming that you are still a tenant. The written documents control, however. You have the right to seek to have a court enforce a lease. If you are not clear...Read more »
She wants to sell the home because she is broke. I live in the home my father owned with her. Do I have any rights to keeping the home? She in her divorce papers and in emails states she had no interest in the property and my father was keeping the property. Is there any law that protects me as his... Read more »
In order to refinance, your ex's bank will require you to release your interest in the property, but only at the closing of the refinancing. That will take place at the office of a title company when your ex signs the documents refinancing the home. You should not sign a quitclaim deed without...Read more »
Our HOA has provided annual statements and bills for HOA dues in paper form for years since we moved in. Suddenly last year they decided to just email us a request for payment without the annual statement of account that was provided in the past. We did not opt out of paper billing nor were we... Read more »
Depends---what, if anything, do your subdivision's recorded covenants and restrictions say in regards to method of notice. If they are silent, then do your bylaws provide any guidance? These documents may or may not discuss method of transmission. Please note that newer subdivisions are...Read more »
I am being forced to pay insurance on the property or face foreclosure. Even tho the contract does not state that I am to pay said insurance. Is there a statute of limitations to file suit for recovery of insurance premiums.
Have an attorney review the contract. Contracts for deed, in my experience, generally turn out poorly for the tenant. Missouri has different statutes of limitations for different causes of action. Breach of contract is generally 5 years but breach of a written contract to pay money is 10 years.
Did not get to attend on 6/1/2020 a court hearing held without me and sale of a property or personal to one of the owners which the case was dismissed and I was charged everything that my girlfriend was he no longer has to pay and now put it all on me the courts gave granted $15,000 and property... Read more »
It is obvious that you disagree with the court’s ruling but your post is unintelligible. Try rewriting it using separate sentences with periods. If you do that, then you might receive some better answers.
It is unclear why a hearing was held without you and why you didn’t or could...Read more »
The answer to your question is in the contract language. If you used the forms prepared by the Missouri Association of Realtors, the time to send the Inspection Notice and receive a response (including cancellation) is contained in paragraph 7D. If you are unsure, have a lawyer look over the...Read more »
We had no contingencies and it was an all cash offer, but the buyer has not provided proof of finances. Buyer also gave us two weeks to move out, so movers have been hired, a new house has been purchased (contingent on current house selling), and suddenly buyer has gone quiet and is unable to be... Read more »
Go see an attorney to discuss filing suit for specific performance or breach of contract. Based on the facts that you described it sounds like you could assert strong claims. A good attorney will help you assess practical considerations, however.
It has a lower level finished basement with bedroom, now needing an egress window. My resale value down. Home was remodeled in 2012 and listed/sold 3 times as a 3 bedroom, until it was brought to my attention Any recourse for this misleading listing? Thank you
Potential recourse would be a case under Missouri's consumer protection statute, the Merchandising Practices Act (MPA). The MPA allows the court to award attorneys' fees to the prevailing party. Therefore, some attorneys will file MPA cases on a contingency basis rather than charging you...Read more »
Depending on the language of the easement itself, you are probably able to make improvements to the easement. Whether that includes installing speed bumps will depend on the language of the document and whether the other easement holders agree. You should have an attorney review the language of the...Read more »
They failed for electrical and plumbing. We were supposed to close a day later. The seller claims everything is now fixed before closing but they made this same claim before we paid another 100.00 for the 2nd inspection. What can they get from us as they say they will sue us? We put no money... Read more »
They could sue you for specific performances to make you purchase the home or they could put the home back on the market, eventually sell to someone else, and sue you for the difference in your price vs what they end up receiving, plus holding costs, plus interest and probably attorneys fees. You...Read more »
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