She told everyone before she died that it was going to be left to me but the property is in her name how do I go about switching it in my name and make the payments where she left off and how would I go about getting power of attorney to handle her legal paperwork?
Very sorry for your loss and the passing of your sister, please accept my condolences. You will need to contact a Florida Probate Attorney. There is no power of attorney after death as any power of attorney ends at death. If there is no Will, then the Florida Intestate Statutes (without a will)...Read more »
We are currently in our lease for another two months and our landlord just gave us notice he will be selling the home. How much notice must the landlord/ realtor give us before showing the home? I’ve read both 12 hours and 24 hours.
The whole scenario changed. From sending a bill from their lawyer because of at that time I was replacing my fence and it was installed improperly and( Code Enforcement gave me 6 months to replace my fence ) This year I sent my HOA dues, only to receive back the same envelope, and my check? Sent... Read more »
I purchased a foreclosure property 1/17 and got my Certificate of Title and the mortgage company filed court papers 9/18 more than a year after and we went to mediation today and they wanted me to pay of the mortgage of $260,000. Please explain
I deposited 7K to escrow to purchase a property, with a contingency, that if denied by HOA, I wouldn't be able to purchase. I was denied by HOA, but the listing agent claimed owners wants 100% of my deposited funds to escrow.
Court records show that there's a final summary judgment which states that the plaintiff (the HOA), "holds a lien superior to any claim or estate of Defendants on the property". However, there's an existing mortgage in the form of a permanent loan modification agreement with the lender of record.
The mortgage is still there. A lot of people get burned in buying properties at foreclosure sales by buying the HOA lien out of foreclosure at a price very much below fair market value only to find a large mortgage on the property. Always do a title search to find mortgages and other liens that...Read more »
I have 5 dogs and on several occasions I have moved them outside in their crates for the agent to show the house. More than one occasion the agent never showed and I waited outside for greater than 45 minutes. Its hot outside to wait that long. There is no defined time of any showing I receive... Read more »
You should discuss that with the homeowner or real estate agent, since safety of both your pets and the prospective buyers and other persons coming into the house is of the greatest concern. Don't forget that people make appointments to see the house and then never show up so it is not always the...Read more »
You need a real estate attorney to represent you in this action. Possibly the attorney can get the lien released from your unit, otherwise you will not be able to sell until the lien is resolved by the HOA and contractor
I want to get all of the mi why I’ve spent for rent and deposits here st this location over the last 6 months. The living conditions have not improved no repairs have been made unless I made them and the leaks are ruining my furniture and the termites are probably into my real wood furniture by... Read more »
You did not indicate whether you provided your landlord with the notice required under Florida law of all these defects, in any event you continued to live in the premises all this time despite the defects. Generally if you are not paying rent you get evicted, no matter why you are not paying....Read more »
We are selling our home in PSL. My father, (on the title as one of the owners) has Alzheimer's, and the title company is not approving the POA we have provided. Can the buyer's sue us because of this? Should we seek legal representation?
Actually you should have had legal representation way before this. The contract you signed has provisions as to how much time you have to clear title problems. You need to consult with an attorney to determine whether the POA is viable, despite the title company problem with it. The worst...Read more »
My ex-wife and I divorced almost 5 years ago. At the time we were underwater in our current home, so selling wasn't an option for either of us. She couldn't afford the mortgage, so I stayed in the property with a clause in our divorce papers that I would try to refinance. I tried the first 3 years... Read more »
In order to properly answer your question, a review of your marital settlement agreement and final judgment is required. If the house is properly addressed in there, then you can file enforcement documents in your divorce case. I would recommend having an attorney review your documents and help...Read more »
Different realtor wants to make offer on house, original realtor said I owe him commission even though this viewing was not arranged by him, and came 4 days after his contract ended. He did not remove his information from sites as of today, even though I sent several messages reminding him contract... Read more »
Deeded "right of survivorship". Instead of selling the home, the aunt moved in agreeing to pay my husband his share of value. A contract was signed June 2019 and it even went to the Title Co for closing last month. She thought she could take money out of the estate (she's executor) to pay my... Read more »
You said they went for closing but transfer of money was not made. Does that mean the closing didn't occur? I.e, the deed was not delivered? The bottomline is that if the ownership did not shift before your husband passed away, the court might hold that his share passes to your aunt.
We anticipate even though the buyer is paying cash the sale may not go through. Buying with cash is supposed to make the process easier, but we have not found that thus far, partly due to the agent, partly due to the buyer. We would like potential buyers to continue to see the house. It has been... Read more »
If the father decided to split the money equally between his surviving children that was his decision to make. And sine the money given to his children was a gift, there is nothing anyone can do about it. However, just in case the father made a mistake I would advise the children of the sibling who...Read more »
Any liens that need to be satisfied by law have to be documented. The title company is trying to use a letter addressed to her the current balance due along with original code violation.. The title company is using the letter stating balance due and adding it to the liens to the original... Read more »
You as a party in a real estate transaction should have an attorney to ensure that a proper lien search is done on the property. The holder of the lien should be asked for an estoppel letter to confirm the lien remains unpaid and the payoff amount, an old letter is never acceptable. From your...Read more »
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