I'm sorry for the loss of your mother. This would be governed by Puerto Rico law if the property is situated there. You could repost under Puerto Rico (click the linked text "Show More States"). Good luck
You will need to carefully review the terms and conditions of the contract. Generally, any personal properties must be removed out of the premises prior to the transfer of the ownership (usually the closing date) unless otherwise stated in the contract. If any non-fixture items are left on or after...Read more »
This is really something that the real estate attorneys here would know the best, but you await an answer for two weeks. Until you're able to consult with an experienced real estate attorney for the most meaningful input, as a general matter, a seller's commission obligations to the agent...Read more »
Mortgage has 8 years left and the mortgage holder says, I have to pay all the interest on it, as if, I were to take the 8 years left to pay? I believe this is wrong and possibly illegal? Please advise.
Very likely yes. It's not about whether the landlord/owner is living in the building or space. It's about whether you are lawfully occupying the dwelling unit, has a valid lease, etc. If you are a lawful occupant, then any attempt by the owner/landlord to evict you for not-legally...Read more »
I don't see a question here, but the clause is not unique in commercial lease in NY. That's among the terms and conditions where lawyers for the parties involved negotiate vigorously for their clients.
The estate, citizen in the US, my brother and mother have no permanent residency. My brother signed a contract with a real estate behind my back. Does that contract is even valid provided I’m the one with Letters of Administration issued by the Queens Court. Also, when completing possible sale,... Read more »
Brothers contract is not valid. Whether only your signature is required depends upon the terms of the will and how the property was titled. If the property was left to the three of you, a sale requires all three signatures.
I am a beneficiary for two properties. One of the properties I currently live in and the deed is half in my name. The other half is in my late relatives name. The second property I am owed half from the sale of the administrator. No wills were left from my late relatives. I went to mediation and... Read more »
I am selling a property and the buyer was supposed to close 2 months ago. i want to call time is of the essence. What is the minimum time i have to give them legally. can it be a week or 2 or it has to be a full month?
It is customary to give 30 days but your contract must be carefully analyzed to assure that a time is of the essence demand is property made and delivered to the purchaser. In addition, arrangements should be made to schedule the closing and have a court reporter present to document that the...Read more »
Based upon your changed circumstances, the landlord may be willing to release you from your lease but is not obligated to. It is likely that the landlord will try to retain any money you have already paid. It may be to your advantage to retain an attorney to negotiation a surrender on your behalf.
I should have gotten a lawyer to represent my interests at the time, but our co-homeowner agreement seems very lopsided now. I don't want to sell or take on another mortgage, but I need some kind of relief from the onerous conditions she keeps imposing. These include limiting my privacy,... Read more »
One option as a starting point could be to arrange a consult with an attorney to review the agreement. Without seeing that, it could be difficult for an attorney to advise meaningfully, solely based on general principles of contract law. Good luck
My mom passed over a year ago and we had the deed set up as joint tenants with right of survivorship. The title company just notified me there is no evidence of her passing since she was married and her death certificate states my step dads last name. Is there any way to avoid probate and prove to... Read more »
Hi everyone..I am planning to buy a land (its in the commercial zone) for my 2 kids..I want them to be owner of the property..The problem is they are just kids, 5 and 7 years old..and I divorced long time ago.. I have joint custody with my ex..my kids are not living with me..My ex has the physical... Read more »
We need more factual background to better answer your question.
If your fence height is less than the legal max and it's located on your property, then RPAPL § 871 won't help the new owner requesting for removal of your fence unless it's encroaching on his/her land.
The answer depends on what you mean by "title liens." If you mean liens like mortgage, there is generally no statute of limitation (SOL) of any kind. But if you mean other types of liens such as judgment liens, then certain SOL apply, but these liens are often renewable. by the lien holders.
Assuming that this is in NY, there is an implied warranty of habitability under the New York Real Property Law § 235-b. If your landlord doesn't repair the qualified conditions, then you have the right to withhold the rent. If the filthy condition has been established as well as its serious...Read more »
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