It’s a VA loan and I’m the qualifying veteran. The loan requires the property to be my primary residence but she refuses to refinance and take me off the loan. Also I signed a quit claim during the divorce
answered on Aug 31, 2022
All notemakers will have to agree to the modification. However what did the Divorce order? If it required a conveyance and a refinance, then file an action to hold her in contempt. If the VA discovers any breach of the security instrument it might get the lender to foreclose, so be careful.
I'm a Singapore citizen who owns a boarding house in Jefferson County, IA. The property was being managed by a local friend while I left the country for an overseas job. Last year, my friend had to move to Chicago and chose one tenant to take care of the property, which was the start of a lot... Read more »
answered on Jun 1, 2023
Hire someone local to the property such as an attorney to act as the property manager/landlord. Have him file suit for eviction of the occupants. It can be difficult, may require your appearance in Court, or will involve the Sheriff removing them. Then have the manager sell the property or rent... Read more »
Hello, My daughter has a house that she bought with an ex-boyfriend (never married). When they split up, they signed a contract saying she had 100% posession to the house for 5 years (until Mar 2023 - when the grant for 1st time home buyer ends). After that, she has 1st chance on refinancing/buying... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2023
Your daughter needs to retain a real estate attorney as soon as possible.
The property is in Iowa and it is owned by two family members. We just need clarification if permission is needed from both owners before anyone can hunt, fish, or ride four wheelers on the property. Thank you.
answered on Dec 3, 2021
Either Tenant In Common can prohibit you from hunting on the property. So it would be much better to get written permission from all owners. One owner might not know about the other giving permission and put you in jail. You want to keep both owners happy. Game Wardens will also want permission... Read more »
my name is not on the mortgage and I have not lived there in the last 5 years.
answered on Mar 29, 2021
You certainly can demand consideration for your conveyance. But you have not stated the exact estate you have. If the agreed monies are not provided to you, do not sign. The other owner could file a Partition Action against you to sell the property.
I was awarded the property in my devorce. Former friend Co signed for a loan for $63,550 5 years ago. To pay off the existing $35,000 and repairs to the home .
he want to sell it with him getting. 1/2 after I refused marrage to him.
Its all I have . Iam on disability.
answered on Mar 28, 2021
Yes. In this situation either owner can force the other owner to sell the property. It is called an action for partition.
answered on Jun 10, 2020
Not sure of your question. But it sounds like you are trying to convey your interest by Quit Claim Deed to the grantee subject to the mortgage. Unless the grantee assumes the mortgage, he is not personally obligated on the note debt, but the property is the collateral subject to foreclosure. And... Read more »
We recently had to move cities due to a new job but are still paying on our apartment in the old location because our lease is not up yet. Our apartment company notified us that they are changing ownership and that all rent needs to be paid to the new owners starting immediately. Because our lease... Read more »
I was purchasing the home from my landlord on contract I’m fine with losing that money it’s not worth it especially since he’s filing bankruptcy. The auction is coming up soon. I would like to know how much time I have (if any) after the auction?
answered on Jul 8, 2019
Under 561.1 of the Iowa Code past due taxes to the State of Iowa and Iowa counties or municipalities are specifically exempt from the homestead laws.
The county can and will auction your property to satisfy past due to back taxes.
I would suggest contacting the tax authority to... Read more »
I did not find any emails from them until I looked at my spam so it looked like I was avoiding them. I informed them by email that I was waiting for my tax return because I saw that there was a one-time Maintenance increase for an owner agreed on repairs. I have asked them to work with me but... Read more »
answered on Jun 5, 2019
If they never sent you paper bills, you may have an argument that they did not give you notice. If that does not work, you may have an attorney negotiate with the collection agency. Most timeshare companies use the same collection companies. I've found that they'll typically negotiate on... Read more »
My question is can my landlord add to my rent after the fact and only give me 3 days to pay more rent?
answered on May 9, 2018
If you're in St. Paul, you'll need to ask in Minnesota - because that would be governed by MN law, not IA law.
answered on May 8, 2018
It depends. Your City's rental code (if it has one) is the first place to look.
answered on Feb 21, 2018
Generally, a condemnation order is a public document generated by a local governmental agency. Accordingly, identifying the address of a condemned property on social media wouldn’t be libelous.
answered on Aug 31, 2017
You owed no duty to warn a trespasser but you do owe them reasonable warnings when you are aware people use a path across your land. The answer to your question lies in the details. As the saying goes, the devil lies in the details. Your question doesn't really provide much detail and so... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2017
This question can't be answered through this service. The contract would have to be reviewed. Details of the underlying situation would have to be gathered. To get competent, useful advice, you'll likely need to schedule a meeting with an attorney.
Man owns a mobile home. His mother and girlfriend live in the same home. His girlfriend pays rent and other bills. His mother does not. His mother attacks his girlfriend and he gets in the middle to prevent more physical harm to the girlfriend. Mother calls cops. Cops arrest man. Can man sell his... Read more »
answered on Feb 23, 2017
It is not necessary to sell your mobile home in order to evict your mother. There is an eviction process which a lawyer can help you with. The lawyer is allowed contact with the protected party and can therefore effectuate the eviction.
answered on Feb 17, 2017
It depends upon the damage to your property and whether it's worth pursuing a legal claim. More information is needed.
I retained an attorney in Iowa (I live in Montana) to represent me in a real estate matter concerning property in Iowa, in March 2016. I have sent a $12,500 retainer, and about half of it has been spent. Today I was informed the the attorney has left that firm and another attorney is picking up... Read more »
answered on Aug 18, 2016
You should have been told in advance, but if there was an emergency--illness etc--then advance notice need not be sent.
As they have your file assuming things are moving along, you need to speak with them find out what their background is what their plans are etc.
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