The landlord may sell the property but the buyer's purchase is subject to whatever rigjts you have as a tenant. Furthermore every lease in NJ whether written or oral is deemed to have included the provision of quiet enjoyment. So whatever conditions are included in your lease must be honored...Read more »
My father tricked/intimidated my mother into getting a 2nd mortgage in her name alone. They are both on the deed. He had the bills go to him at another location then stopped paying. He refused to agree to any solutions (sell, refinance, etc) & has liens against him on the home. He won't... Read more »
Your mother should reach out to an attorney that would work with her. She may have options, but trying to tell you to tell her what they are based on the little information you provided is not likely to be helpful.
We live in the United States, in the state of New Jersey. We need an attorney who can represent my dad in the closing of the house and he also needs to get copies of the deed from the house. I have a power of attorney letter in the state of New Jersey and would like to know if it's valid in... Read more »
I opened the doors to my s-corp in 2020 and due to covid I may have to file for bankruptcy. I have a great opportunity to buy a house now and don't know if the bank will go after my house for collateral. Should I wait to see what the business does or is it safe to buy a house prior to a... Read more »
If you are a personal guarantor, any judgment against you could attach to your home. So, if you file for bankruptcy first, buying a house would most likely be more difficult, but if you buy a home are sued, and the other side wins it could attach to your home as a lien.
Clarify only 1/2 sewer and water Bill. Othe tenant pays $75 more per a month. She also received a 2 year lease and have not raised her rent since I’ve acquired the unit 3 years ago. Units are same size with same number of occupants. She said any increase would make it unaffordable so that is... Read more »
Until the current lease expires, the only changes that can made as to the rent charges are those which are specifically provided for in the lease. When the new lease is presented add to the rent to paid be sure to include a provision that the tenant is responsible for one half of the water charges...Read more »
We have a month-to-month rental agreement and have been looking around, but there are no apartments or homes available within 15 miles for a rental. We have 2 teens in High School + a Special Needs child in Elementary.
We literally have nowhere to go without leaving the area and causing... Read more »
Presently, there is a stay of evictions signed by Governor Murphy under Executive Order 106 on March 19, 2020 as a result of the pandemic. The stay of evictions was recently extended by Governor Murphy and also by the federal government under the Biden administration. The CDC guidelines reference...Read more »
The seller failed to meet the request for repairs or reply within the inspection period. VA requires a specific timeframe to process before appraisal. The seller never replied or responded to any calls or emails. The closing date in our contract has since passed. The contract stipulates to complete... Read more »
This is a very complex issue when both sides to a contract can not agree to the proper disbursement of the deposit paid. I would like to believe that the deposit is in the trust account of an attorney. It may well be that litigation will ensue to make a final determination Since the attorney that...Read more »
As the property in question is located in Puerto Rico, the answers to any questions concerning the property will be decided in accordance with the laws of Puerto Rico and not in accordance with NJ law. If the question is whether the giving of money was a valid gift and related questions a NJ...Read more »
I co-own a residential home with my ex wife who has ceased contributing her share of property taxes and repairs and maintenance despite several pleas. I am going into serious debt because of this. I have offered to buy her out but she refuses to sell. I want to know if I can force her to execute... Read more »
Your recourse is to file suit to compel your ex-wife to pay her share or have her interest diminished by an amount equal to the share of costs she is not paying. The issue for you is whether her obligation to pay is part of the judgment of divorce which means that you would need to file a motion to...Read more »
Unless there are rent control laws in your municipality, once the lease ends, the Landlord may change the terms of the lease. Your options is either to agree to the rent requested, attempt to negotiate a more reasonable rent, or move out.
I live in Hoboken in a rent-controlled building with 6 units. I have lived there for about 23 years and signed a 1-year lease for the initial year but have basically been month-to-month ever since. Every year the Landlord e-mails a lease and I maintain I will keep the month-to-month agreement.... Read more »
Unless prevented by the provisions of Hoboken's rent-controlled law either directly prohibiting charging tenant for landlord's administrative costs or if considered to be additional rent and thus exceeding rental limits, changes in the rent and other lease provisions can be made each...Read more »
Present the Landlord with a written demand for proactive steps for Covid 19 protection. Include in the demand a list of specific deficiencies. Set a reasonable dates for commencement and completion of the required repairs which must be done by licensed contractors. If the Landlord refuses, you have...Read more »
A real question is not whether you can file a complaint . The real question is do you have a real cause of action. Filing a frivolous law suit can result in penalties imposed. So before filing suit, a structural engineer should be consulted to determine what is causing your current problem....Read more »
I live on the top floor of a 2 story house. Downstairs is a couple who are also renting. Landlord is a combat vet and uses it to get some kind of discount, not sure how it works. Landlord insists on cash rent, saying he needs to "keep my footprint low." Last tenant left under very odd... Read more »
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