With the recent "covidation", US will grant money to Small bizs. Some of them, (if not most) don't even know how to use the computer nor file and compile the paperwork requirements. To make it EZ for them, Can a California Real Estate Broker help and "assist" them in doing such as well as loan... Read more »
If you value your real estate brokers license you will either call the SBA and get clarification as to who can “help” incompetent people file applications for SBA loans or call an experienced banking lawyer and hire them either to advise you before doing something dumb or hire them to supervise...Read more »
PHH mortgage returned my reinstatement payment even though it was made on time. I followed their direction and got in touch with the attorney they had to handle a foreclosure. The Letter from the attorney had a precise and clear instructions that i followed every steps of the way. I wire-transfer... Read more »
The good news is, because of the pandemic, the court system is shut down and it is unlikely a foreclosure will occur in the immediate future. However, this does not solve your problem. I suggest you write the attorney who has been handling this matter and explain the situation clearly as you have...Read more »
We've recently bought a house (build in 1959). House had old vinyl tile. After starting remodeling, we've discovered that there is significant dampness under the tiles. It appears that many tiles have been re-glued with silicone based glue (different than original glue). We believe seller knew of... Read more »
I'd be happy to review this for you. But I'll tell you that very few of these are legit. If they are offering to pay you substantial money for a timeshare in Mexico, it's probably a scam. Don't wire or send any money until you have an attorney review the agreement.
Agent contracted with handyman to remodel my house ($20,600 worth for 13 projects), to be repaid at escrow . He’s so far behind from working multiple contracts (he only shows up few hours a week ) that he will miss next week ‘s contract deadline. but agent refused to fire him, because she... Read more »
Purchase the house under husbands name 4 years ago got married 10 months later, now with the epidemic, we need to get me on the deed to keep the bank from taking it and leaving me and my 5 kids homeless if anything were to happen to him.
2 bathrooms 95% complete (punchlist, barn doors and faucets left). Materials were not in yet (this was the 2nd or 3rd time we were waiting on her), but temps were installed. Left job for 2 weeks due to previously scheduled out-of-town job. Client fired us and refuses to pay for the 2nd bathroom or... Read more »
"Substantial Performance" is the term you seek: "I ordered 100 flowers and you only brought me 95. I am not paying you." If a party "Substantially Performs" terms of contract, then payment is due, but payment may be prorated fairly.
Here's a link to the CA Jury Instruction, and all kinds...Read more »
Your question shows why it is necessary to retain the services of a good lawyer. The practice of law requires a lawyer to examine the language of the statutes, and those related to the one in issue, and determine what your rights may be. This is the essence of the practice of law. I seriously doubt...Read more »
I am trying to further understand the California Probate Code and the term "Quasi-Community" has taken me longer to understand than expected. May someone please explain this term in other words? I would greatly appreciate any assistance. Thank you for your time!
If I were you, I would go ahead and pay it with a thank you note to the management. The last time I had a snake job done in my house cost me $1,200.00 and until today, have problems with the pipes. Best of luck!
My brother inherited a home from our late parents (both passed away in 2018). The home was originally in my parents' revocable trust. We hired a trust company to handle the transfer. The company filed the appropriate grant deed documents and the transfer went from my parents' trust, to my brother,... Read more »
Your brother must be a current income and/or principal beneficiary of the trust to avoid reassessment under Prop. 13, and all other current income and/or principal beneficiaries must also qualify for an exemption for the transfer to the trust to be considered an exempt transfer. The county...Read more »
Escrow interpleaded buyer's deposit of amount $50,000 from California Vacant Land Purchase Agreement (CAR form VLPA). I am a seller and believe I am entitled to this deposit due to both: 1) buyer breach of contract and 2) escrow negligence to ensure conditions are met. I need a local lawyer to... Read more »
The house is in California and owned by both of my parents, both are California residents. I am not aware if there is any form from the superior court resource that deals with this issue (closest being the spousal transfer form) directly.
Assuming the deed says "in joint tenancy" or "as joint tenants"then you would just need to record an "affidavit of death of joint tenant" form. Can probably get that online somewhere. I believe a preliminary change of ownership form is also required which can be be obtained from the county...Read more »
I have a revocable trust, i have a home co-owned with an ex girlfriend that I've paid off myself. I want to remove her name from the title without triggering a reassessment by placing it into my Trust. She is not a trustee on my trust, & the house is not in my trust. Can I file a PCOR form & use... Read more »
No. Once you have bought out your ex-girlfriend’s 50% interest in the house, you will be reassessed for the 50% interest which you purchased. If you try to do as you suggest, you will be caught when the assessor asks to see a copy of your trust and sees that your ex has no beneficial interest...Read more »
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