We are month to month Tennants and the office is currently closed due the Pandemic. We are currently receiving text messages from the management team providing us Tennant's with updates, policy changes etc. Can we provide our intent to vacate premises (teminate month to month agreement) by... Read more »
READ YOUR LEASE. If the lease requires you to provide notice by carrier pigeon, you need to send it by carrier pigeon. It probably requires you to send it by certified mail, return receipt requested to a specific address. Don't assume that the payment address is the notice address. Updates and...Read more »
My apartment lease agreement had incentives including a one-year Brightline train pass. Due to COVID-19, the train has not been running for 3+ months. The value of a train pass is roughly $450/month when paying on a regular monthly plan. Since this is a benefit that was in our lease as an incentive... Read more »
Contact the mortgage company regarding due on sale/transfer clause issues, contact the insurance company for the home, contact the county tax collector regarding document stamp issues/sums, determine if a quitclaim deed will be sufficient, if this is your primary residence "homestead",...Read more »
I own a condo in FL and the management office had contacted me many times stating that the unit below me was experiencing water damage from my condo bathroom. Since I live out of town I asked the mgr who phoned me to have condo maintenance handyman inspect. Maintenance eported back that there was... Read more »
When and if you do receive the deed, you will also own whatever buildings are on it. The personal property is another matter. You can consider it abandoned, when you get the deed, and use or dispose of it. Be sure to ask for titles to vehicles. Be sure to record the deed.
In Florida she likely does if it is their homestead and she did not sign a pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreement or signed any waiver towards the property. Spouses have very substantial rights in both divorce and probate. I would encourage you to speak with an estate planning attorney if this is...Read more »
The party that did the paperwork didn't know the other sibling had passed or had any children so im not listed what can I do? Plus the law firm representing the other party wanted me to answer questions pertaining my father which was the sibling that passed b4 my uncle should I answer them or not?
You need to hire an attorney to make sure your rights are established. It appears as though you may have an interest based on the few facts you've given as well as the fact that the attorney is asking you questions.
You probably need to hire a competent attorney in Florida to: check to see if there is a probate administration; check real property records for any ownership by the Uncle; then possibly represent your interests in the Decedent's property.
As soon as i lost my income i couldnt pay rent so i just stopped. I never got a phone call or a visit. A few months later the realtor shows up and claims hes been calling me. The owner was on the phone and was cursing and calling me a deadbeat. Told me to pay or get out.
There are local programs which offer assistance in paying rent, in addition to the enhanced federal unemployment benefits. As of right now evictions are stayed and if filed the clerk cannot issue writs of possession, meaning even if you are evicted you cannot be removed at the moment. This may...Read more »
My sibling and I inherited a home and I am trying to figure out what kind of tenancy we have. I have the general warranty deed but the is no indication or say anything that refers to my inquiry. I called the Register of Deeds department and surprisingly they could not provide any information as I... Read more »
If there is no indication of the type of ownership on the deed you are tenants in common. If you wanted to be joint tenants with right of survivorship, or some other type of ownership you would need to go to a real estate attorney to draft a quit claim deed which you and your sibling would need...Read more »
We recently purchased a foreclosed property in Palm Beach County, Florida. There are squatters currently occupying the house, and we are attempting to evict them. We were issued a self service packet with forms for unlawful detainers. The forms mention nothing regarding a 3 day notice, nor do they... Read more »
We are a mandatory HOA with properly recorded CC&R, Articles of Incorportation, and Bylaws. There is nothing listed in the Powers of the Board section that allows the Board, at its discretion, to waive the collection of any mandatory assessments. I was just appointed as treasurer and the... Read more »
If the operating restrictions, bylaws, and articles do not grant the Board such discretion and the HOA members and Board have not established such authority by vote and adoption of said provisions then yes, it is likely that a fiduciary duty to the association is being breached by the members of...Read more »
I start moving in and realize the air conditioning doesnt work. I immediately call the property management company to inform them. This doesnt get fixed for 18 days. I didnt have anywhere to stay since I gave the money I had to the property management for rent and a deposit. I ended up staying at a... Read more »
Florida statute requires you send notices of items that need to be repaired in writing to your landlord. Once they have received written notice, they have 7 days to cure the deficiencies in the property.
83.51 Landlord’s obligation to maintain premises.—
Not sure what you are asking here. If you both have come to a mutual agreement to an early termination of the lease, get it in writing, be clear on the terms, including moneys owed and time period for vacating the premises.
We signed a purchase and sales agreement in April. It was contingent on us selling our current home. The seller on the property we are under contract to buy gave us a time frame. We had our house under contract then the buyer backed out. Last we were told by the seller is that we would have 2... Read more »
It is notice of cancellation of the contract in writing. Nothing in standard Far/Bar contracts require specific forms be used. If you all could not close by the date on the contract stated for closing, then yes, they had the right to terminate the contract and an email is a writing.
Never been late a payment, assumed the agreement was month to month, never notified otherwise or paid any additional and never was given a new lease to sign. They said it is in the contract that it auto renews each year (12 years ago, who knows?). Is that legal for them to keep me in a contract... Read more »
You must read your 12-year old lease to determine if it has an auto-renewal clause, which CANNOT legally say (in layman's terms), "This auto-renews whether you like it or not!" (If it were to have that, it would be unenforceable.) My guess is that it says that the lease auto-renews...Read more »
Verbal is not written and it is not a Will or Trust and it is not a deed and it is not even what Florida Intestate Statutes (without a Will) state. I think you have a real problem here as parents are allowed to change their mind and verbal promises and change their estate planning Will, etc.,...Read more »
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