He said he had to have my mom removed from mortgage and the potential buyer has a lawyer and they sent me a paper I haven’t signed about my passing instate and not wanting notified of probate hearings. I have not signed anything.
The sale of the house was stopped last month but idk why... Read more »
Whatever you are being asked to sign, you should take to an attorney for advice.
Depending on how the house was titled when your mother passed, and also depending on whether you are the biological or adopted child of both of them (the individuals you are referring to as mom and dad), you...Read more »
Landlord can try to get a court order keeping you off, if there is a good reason. But when property is rented to a tenant, unless there are restrictions in the lease, the tenant gets to decide who can visit.
HOA is banning putting up a fence for our backyard claiming that you can only do so if you have an inground pool. Yet there are many houses in the sub-division that do not have in-ground pools but do have fences. In addition, they updated their bylaws online hours after talking to me.
If they deny your request, and you do it anyway, they could sue you. Or you can get an attorney to advise the HOA that because of its inconsistent enforcement, a court might refuse to enforce their no-fence policy. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review and try...Read more »
In February, my daughter and i co rented a house together and a few months into the lease, the landlord removed her from the lease, did they break the lease and am i still responsible for fullfilling the lease? Is that legal? Can i move because i can not afford it on my own. They would never have... Read more »
A court would have to sort out the facts and whether what landlord did permits you to vacate without being liable for rent for breaking the lease. Try to work it out with landlord, or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to review the facts and advise you.
If the police don't force you out, the owner could file criminal trespass charges against you, and also file an eviction against you. Try to work it out so that an eviction and charges are not filed against you, since those are permanent public records, and can make it difficult for you to rent...Read more »
In discussing common areas you are either discussing a condominium or a home owners association. Either way the answer is most likely found in the declarations. Most likely, the association will be responsible, but the developer still owns a large number of units.
Landlord showing house to prospective tenants and allowing 11 year old son to fish in pond unsupervised and did not ask permission. Also has electrician come to house without giving adequate notice. Was told on a Wednesday he’d be there the next day and didn’t show up until Saturday. Lease is... Read more »
If tenant does not vacate after proper notice of termination, then you will have to proceed with an eviction, which would require a 3 day written notice, and then filing the eviction complaint with the local court. Check the court web site for the forms and process or use the Find a Lawyer tab to...Read more »
I am not able to pay the mortgage due to waiting for opers benefits and for his family's attorney to get everything put into my name. i need to know what i can do before our house is taken from us. Was planning on paying off mortgage once i received his opers benefits.
Been dealing with mouse infestation since moving in to house in November 2019. Landlord admits to issues x 12 years with pest control and bait stations around the house to keep "in-check" however we continue to catch mice in regular traps and have droppings in drawers and on the floor. I have to... Read more »
Likely, yes. As part of the landlord tenant act, landlords must do the following: (1) Comply with the requirements of all applicable building, housing, health, and safety codes that materially affect health and safety; (2) Make all repairs and do whatever is reasonably necessary to put and keep the...Read more »
We live in Ohio and I’m not sure if I need to make a will and leave my half of these things to her, or if the intestate laws will guarantee she gets full possession of the house and car? I don’t want my family trying to claim half of these items if something happens to me.
My condo association has used scare tactics and harassing tactics to squeeze money out of homeowners. Some have filed bankruptcy not not knowing the management company that has been receiving payments for the last 13 years, has been cancelled by the state. Yet they have still used a law firm to... Read more »
The articles of incorporation are often cancelled for failure to pay annual fees. The corporation can have the articles reinstated and ratify the conduct by a shareholder's meeting. As a shareholder, I believe that every owner is a member of the association, you are entitled to receive the...Read more »
My tenant wants to end the lease early by five months (rent is $1300). I don't have an early lease termination clause but want to work with the tenant. Without me asking, they offered $3500 and forfeiture of their security deposit ($1500) to end the lease early (we would do this in writing).... Read more »
And to find out the neighbor had been plotting this move for over a year after the head of soil and conservation advised neighbor not to block the watercourse THATS been their for 100+ years so the neighbor gets a permit to put in a WMSC and now we are getting all of the pollutions from the... Read more »
Your neighbor cannot alter the course of the natural flow of water onto your property. The permits and zoning do not determine whether he has a right to adversely effect your property. You have rights that should be enforced through a complaint for trespass and request for mandatory injunctive...Read more »
After being given a 3 day notice, landlord can refuse to accept any rent payment, and can proceed to file an eviction. Try to work it out with landlord to avoid having the eviction filed, because that becomes a permanent court record, and can make it difficult for you to rent from a landlord who...Read more »
It depends on how the inspection contingency is written in the sales contract. Try to work it out with the buyer, or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review the contract and advise you.
It is on a foundation so the title was surrendered in lieu of a deed. The tax dept says its real estate but the appraiser says its a trailer basically which under values it by about $40,000. How or can we change the way they value the house?
Land contract states: "Real estate taxes shall be the responsibility of the Vendee as of the date of the execution of this agreement. Said taxes shall be escrowed and added to the principal and interest payment required hereunder." Vendee has not paid anything toward real estate taxes, although... Read more »
Ohio has a very specific statute for Land Installment Contracts; R.C. Chapter 5313. If the land installment contract has been in effect for less than 5 years or the purchaser has paid less than 20% of the purchase price, you may proceed by giving a notice of forfeiture. This notice places the...Read more »
A person can sign as many leases as they want. They have to pay rent on each one. But if the lease requires them to occupy and not leave it vacant, and they don't occupy it, then the landlord can evict them to terminate the lease.
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