Right now while the seller is in a five year plan chapter 13 bankruptcy is not the time for her to sell her real property. The Trustee would have a substantial interest in it, and might take all the proceeds except a homestead exemption amount. If the chapter 13 is dismissed then you might...Read more »
in the home the day before closingthe refrigerator worked with the exception of the water dispenser (it was disclosed). The buyers walked through the home 30 minutes before closing. They now claim I have to pay 450 dollars to fix the refrigerator. Am I responsible?
I have reached out multiple times to the leasing office, but they have not helped. It's becoming unlivable for me - giving me a constant headache - and the smell is seeping into my furniture and clothes. What can I do?
I am entering a mortgage with my girlfriend, who solely put down the deposit on the house we are getting. I am on the mortgage only because my income was needed. For all intents and purposes, I am a tenant, not a homeowner. How do I waive the rights to the property to ensure that it is only in... Read more »
I can't live in the county i'm from. The problem is I own a house there, which i just inherited. I can't afford two places, so i moved out of the parole approved crack house which i shared with other parolees. Into my house that's in a basically crime free area. So the last... Read more »
Your attorney may be able to file a motion to modify your parole conditions. It would be made in the same Court you got convicted in. The Judgment of your Conviction should be carefully examined for the exact conditions which are impeding your successful return to society.
...the second property's deed says "The road leading into and past the tract herein conveyed is subject to use by grantees, their heirs, assigns and of the general public" but 6 of the properties don't mention anything about the road and the 8th property's deed says... Read more »
You are going to need a competent attorney to conduct several title searches to see if any of the properties are encumbered or benefited by an express easement. You may have an easement by prescription only, or not at all. And it sounds like the "8th" property only recites being a...Read more »
I was granted a motion for extraordinary relief, extending time for me to petition to open a default judgment. The judge decreed that it would be a continuance followed by a hearing. Before the decreed hearing date, the judge issued an order denying my petition to open the default judgment despite... Read more »
You may be assuming that the hearing allows you to "fill in the gaps. " if you didn't put all that into your motion, with an affidavit, then the judge may have decided you didn't meet the requirements.
Or, you may not have stated why you didn't respond to the...Read more »
When the inspection and walk throughs were done it was winter time and there were a few snow storms and the deck on the house was covered with snow. Once the snow cleared we noticed that the deck had an addition done which is completely unsafe, and when signing the mortgage paperwork the previous... Read more »
My father and mother can no longer taker care of it and want to transfer the deed to my siblings and self, can this be done if they are still living? We are looking to sell this property after transfer of deed. Will we encounter any other legal issues with this?
They can certainly transfer the property to family members. If they can’t care for themselves, a Power of Attorney would probably be advised so that you and siblings could act directly on their behalf.
You should engage a lawyer in Puerto Rico familiar with real estate and estate...Read more »
The agreement refers to the deed. If the deed does not accurately describe things then you may have a claim with the title insurnace company or others. I suggest you review this with an attorney who handles real estate matters.
An easement must be in the servient tenement's title, not yours (the dominant tenement). Hire an attorney to search the adjoining parcel's title. He may need to advise you on prescriptive easements or purchasing a right of way.
From the facts you stated--no. You don't have a right for maintaining a property unless there is an agreement giving you ownership interest of some type. Even if there was, if the land was sold, it's on you to do something. However I may be missing facts and it may be worth your while to...Read more »
If the deed was held in your father and step-mom's names as joint tenants, with right of survivorship, or tenancy by entirety, then when he died, yes, "everything", including full legal title to the property, went to her.
If the deed says they held title as tenants in common,...Read more »
When real property which is subject to an existing lease or leases is sold, the leases remain as part of the real property for the entire remaining term of each lease. If the term of a particular lease is month-to-month, then the new owner may terminate the month-to-month lease with at least 30...Read more »
If your auction was a sheriff's sale pursuant to a foreclosure judgment, the successful bidder at the sheriff's sale gets title free and clear of the mortgage debt that was the basis for the foreclosure, and all liens and charges that are junior to the foreclosed lien indebtedness. Most...Read more »
The executrix had the house demolished and is selling the property through a probate lawyer. What do I need to do to start the process, what documentation is involved, is this handled through the court? I made a verbal offer which was accepted but that’s all so far.
You need to make an offer in writing. The estate will accept the offer in writing. It is a good idea to retain an attorney to assist you with the closing on the property. It is a good idea to get title insurance.
The first step is to probate the will at the Register of Wills in the county where the decedent lived at the time of death. Once letters testamentary and short certificates are obtained, then the executors have the authority to sell the house.
Right now there are special procedures that...Read more »
My father in law died in Oct. He owned a home had a life insurance policy and a union pension. He had no will in PA. We are having trouble getting information about the policy, deed for the home, actually ever thing we try is an issue we only have a death certificate. Need probate I believe but not... Read more »
The first question is whether you are a "joint tenant" on the deed, that has a right of survivorship. If so, the property would pass to you, and you would be able to sell it. However, unless you were married to the deceased, there will be inheritance tax due, and you will need to plan...Read more »
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