Maybe. You need to read what the lease says in terms of what happens if you need to break the lease. Also pay attention as there may be a provision that allows your landlord to get Attorney's fees. Generally speaking an injured party has a duty to mitigate their damages so for a lease that means...Read more »
The owner is deceased and his probate is a limited judgment the PR can't sell or transfer the titles without court approval. There are co-owners on one title that can't sell their interest due to this limited judgment on one probate co-owner. The probate refuses to dismiss the co-owners need relief... Read more »
This is really a tax question. I would seek advice from a Tax Attorney. Assuming the tax lien is recorded in the real estate records you can pull a copy of the lien from the recorders office and see what it says.
Am I expected to just walk away from my house and 5 acres with barn and shop to split with my sister? She wont talk and just wants to hurry and sell the property so she and her husband can move to another state...I even offered to pay off the minor debts left from my dad..and when I chose to live... Read more »
It is not possible to give individualized advice without reviewing all of your individual facts and circumstances. However if your dad died without a will it is entirely possible that the house Is supposed to be distributed to you and your sister in equal shares. Most likely your best option to...Read more »
My wife has a lease in oregon with two other roommates. One roommate is the daughter of the landlord. She also has a different lease from the other two tennants allowing her to have a dog. The other two tennants, my wife included, are not allowed to have any pets per the lease they have signed. Is... Read more »
Certainly - and is one reason to have separate leases rather than all on one. The terms of the landlord's agreement with one tenant does not have to be the same as with a different tenant, so long as they are on different leases. It also means that you can't get evicted if she does not pay her...Read more »
Can they still increase if I renew? Usually, I get at least a 60 day notice with what they call an "offer" to renew...and always at an increase. If they increase by 7 to 10 percent, I might want to move, but without notice that doesn't give much time. Does the new Oregon law require them to notify... Read more »
First, although you do not say, I am assuming you are referring to residential landlord-tenant in Oregon. If so, then one needs to carefully read your existing lease to determine what it says about termination and/or any form of renewal. That said, you are correct that you likely are entitled to...Read more »
My little sister was the personal representative of my late parents estate. She did an alright job I guess, but one thing she forgot to do was to transfer the title to my name for my parents house and land that it sits on. Probate has since closed and I am not able to afford the tranfer and would... Read more »
Actually if the final Judgment in the Probate adequately described the house and awarded it to you then you have all the legal documentation you need to sell the house. By adequate, the final judgment would need to reference the legal description of the property. This is something an Attorney can...Read more »
The permit was for electrical work and there have been some issues with our power company and a temporary meter as well as some questionable work in the house. Do we have recourse for solving these issues as the open permit was not disclosed in the sale? What if the house was sold as-is? Shouldn't... Read more »
An open work permit may just mean that all the work was done but there hasn't been a final inspection. I suggest you call the city and find out exactly what is left to be done. Generally speaking minor issues are not grounds to sue anyone.
Yes, you should consider hiring an experienced probate attorney to review all paperwork so that you can be sure that your brother is handling the estate properly. You should explain your concerns with your attorney. It is possible that your brother should not be appointed as Personal...Read more »
When my mother passed away without a will, she was in bankruptcy and trying to avoid foreclosure. The bankruptcy has just been discharged, but the house wasn't in it so it is still subject to foreclosure. I want to keep the house & assume the loan, and have submitted documents establishing my... Read more »
Once a mortgage is delinquent all sorts of additional charges get added on including Attorney's Fees and usually the only way to save the property is to pay all the past due amounts in one sum. If you don't have money to hire an attorney you probably don't have money to catch up the mortgage. You...Read more »
Would like to know when I can file to reclaim. Have heard that it takes three months of non-payment, but also have heard that if payments resume before the reclaim is granted then it all goes back to the origional agreement and the missed payments are just added until payment is complete.
You are going to need to run this by a lawyer and show them the paperwork you have for this sale. There are different procedures depending on whether you structured the sale as a land sales contract, a trust deed, or a traditional mortgage. Whether the buyer can cut you off by making late payments...Read more »
You need to start calling around for attorney's ASAP, as attorney's here cannot contact you (please don't contact me, I can't help you). Use the find a lawyer link above and find someone who does landlord/tenant or perhaps trusts and estates.
I am not clear what you mean by "shared housing" - roommates? common areas with multiple separate tenants? Regardless, if someone is trying to hold your personal residential property "hostage" to recover rent or other similar charges they allege you owe, that is not lawful and likely gives you...Read more »
An unmarried couple breaking up and file a dissolution of a domestic partnership. There is a major difference in this type of proceeding from a divorce. Oregon Law renders a presumption that married people share everything equally. There is no such presumption for an unmarried couple. Rather it...Read more »
I'm trying to decide whether to stay on month-to-month rent or get a lease, and future neighbor NOISE is the main wildcard. My current neighbors are luckily quiet (for the most part) but new ones could be bad. The managers say they can't legally tell me when the quiet people's lease ends, or if... Read more »
Sorry but you have no legal right to know anything about the rental agreement between a neighbor and the landlord. You may want to know; you may have use for the information; but you have no right to know. Ask your neighbors, perhaps they will tell you. Only you can make the decision as how to...Read more »
The court file is public information. You can look at it any time you wish and even make copies (though most courts charge a fee for copies). If you need help interpreting what you are seeing in the file, or if you are concerned that the executor is not performing his or her duties properly, do...Read more »
I rent what used to be the garage of the main dwelling at my address. The gas company considers it the "shop" address, but its a 2 br house. There is also a shop behind my house that has been converted into a one bedroom bungalo. Three seperate dwellings but one mailbox, intended for a single... Read more »
Given that a landlord is not legally required to provide any mailbox, you likely have no claim regarding sharing it. If you prefer, simply get a P.O. Box or private mailbox at one of the many places offering such options. The gas meter may be a different deal however. It depends upon what your...Read more »
I have a 1 year lease and a legally binding upkeep agreement. The landlord has already recorded the condition of the apartment, but wishes to continually inspect it and record its condition during the term of the 1 year lease, except the agreement I signed does not provide for it. I feel... Read more »
Posting the question again doesn't change the answer, even if you do not like it. Your lease does not have to provide for it - by law ORS 90.322 grants the landlord access throughout your tenancy and specifies the limitations on that access. Just because you promised to maintain the dwelling -...Read more »
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