Hello I was wondering if I am involved in a scam on craigslist because the thing is the persons offer me a Deal too good to believe and utilities included for $900 a month furnished. Including laundry free an gym. How can I detect if it’s real and not scam ? What should I do. It’s in Manhattan
I think trusting your gut is correct. Normally if something seems too good to be real, it is. There are a number of things you can do to make sure you don't get scammed: cross reference the address, google the apt's agent, never rent sight unseen, and vet the person who is offering...Read more »
My father owns a house free and clear that he would like to sell to me. He does not live in the house but maintains it. He also has another house where he lives with his wife. I need to stay in my current home until kids graduate in 2024. My father is 87 and not in good health, he may not be around... Read more »
If your father is agreeable to delaying the receipt of the proceeds from a sale of the property, he could sell the property to you now and take back a baloon mortgage that becomes due at the time you intend to be ready to move. This way the purchase price and sale are confirmed and you become the...Read more »
I've inherited a rental property in NY through my deceased mother's (formerly) revocable living trust. I live in another state and have been trying to get this completed through a recommended real estate lawyer in NYC, but it's been over a year since I retained her and not much more... Read more »
If you are asking about what you can do with respect to previous owner that you purchased from that depends in large part in what happened at your closing. DId you agree to close on a handshake that this issue would be taken care of or was there an escrow agreement and funds deposited to secure...Read more »
I'm having trouble finding honest property managers who are not looking for me to just give them card blanche to my property... take advantage of my situation. Is it time for a lawyer yet. I'm afraid to go to the house Myself because the squatters were a major part of the reason I left my... Read more »
The squatter thing is a whole issue, since you cannot evict people now, and even squatters have rights as tenants. You need to call the police and report it as a break in. Waiting so long is an issue. There are honest property managers, but in a small building that generates little income, it is...Read more »
There have been issues with their lender. Their lender has now said it will take several more weeks. After a time is of the essence letter, what can we do to make up for all this lost time and other potential offers?
Practically, nothing. If you return the deposit you have to start over. If you keep the deposit they will sue and put a lis pendens on your property. That will preclude any deal. In COVID everything takes longer. Your contract governs your rights.
off campus, as he did the last 2 semesters. He was told by his landlord that he's adding to the lease that any company he has over cannot sleep in the living room (on the couch) only in the tenants bedroom. Is this something he can do? Tell a tenant where his company can & cannot sleep,... Read more »
You are very young now, but it is good that you set your goals so early. When you get to college, concentrate on keeping good grades and when you get to that point, you could look into an exam called the LSAT. For now, you can read about the profession and try to learn as much as you can. Learn...Read more »
He Helped her with his credit we know the house is my aunts and we want to leave it in her name what do we need to do? We don’t have much money for lawyers fees and all that my aunt is 57 and lost her job due to the pandemic but she doesn’t want to lose her house what forms can she fill out and... Read more »
Having not done proper planning in advance, there are no shortcuts here. If this is your father's only asset, you can likely hire a PA attorney to do a non-domicilliary administration proceeding. If there assets in NY, even small, then you need to do an administration here, and a ancillary...Read more »
note stating they can't take care of the home expenses and was giving the house to me fast forward to 2018 my mom passed away in January and in February a deed transfer was made taking my mom off the deed and adding myself along with my dad to the deed in April another deed transfer was made... Read more »
These cases turn on the facts. You must answer it and not default. The fact the deeds were done by a lawyer and notarized helps, as long as those people will testify for you. However, you are years away from that issue. For now, you just need to respond. The manner of the response depends on...Read more »
I signed the contract and wired the deposit however sellers weren't signing the contract for several days and I decided to withdraw as this wasn't the first red flag. Now they are not responding at all to requests to refund the deposit. Since they didn't sign the contract, I... Read more »
If you were served with a summons and complaint, you will need to submit responding papers within a specified time depending upon how you were served. Suggest retaining an attorney to do so on your behalf and to attempt to negotiate a resolution on your behalf.
The reason it don't auto-renew is that he emailed me stating that he was not renewing it about 2 months ago. It was a 90 day notice via email. Not in writing. He want's to move in our apartment on September 1st and we can't find a like place around here. My wife is on unemployment... Read more »
Unless you are protected by a lease or rent regulation, a landlord does not have to renew your lease. However, if you do not voluntarily surrender possession, the landlord must start a court case and obtain a judgment before you can be evicted. If you are current on your rent payments, the Court...Read more »
Title is taken by an individual or entity, not the land. If the same owner takes title to both the dominant and servient estates, then the easement is extinguished through the "merger" of the estates. I hope this helps answer your question.
My father died more than 10 years ago, and we wish to remove his name from the deed and avoid future probate by including our names on the deed. My mother will retain ownership of her house, but we'd like to get our names on the deed. How would we define the "condition of conveyence"... Read more »
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