My dad died last week in Kentucky and was very close to paying off his land lease contract. I think he only has about $4,000 left to pay. I am his only child and next of kin. Can I pay off the contract and get ownership of the property?
I had to knowledge of being listed on deed. I was told 20 years ago I had no claims to to my fathers estate by a local attorney. Now I find out I’m on the deed with strangers whom purchased it and they want to sell it so they are asking me to sign relinquishing any rights to the land. I was left... Read more »
You may be a Tenant In Common by Deed Conveyance or Heirship. You need to hire a competent KY attorney to search the title and determine ownership. You may wish to file a Partition Action or sell your interest by agreement, especially if your interest is insignificant or speculative. Either way...Read more »
Family farm was deeded to stepmother 7 years ago. Just finding out after my father’s death last month. So far no known will. Supposed will from 20+ years ago per fathers conversation with son. Significant isolation of father by stepmother. She had power of attorney. He had significant history... Read more »
Appraisal came back Monday evening and scheduled to close Thursday. We did not accept new appraisal offer due to the loan to value ratio and made a counter offer Thursday morning (closing day). Seller won’t accept our offer and is going through with legal action. Does the seller have grounds to... Read more »
Possibly but probably not. Land Contracts are actually lease with option to purchase, which are very bad for the lessee/"purchaser" who may never get a Deed. Real Estate Contracts are usually a Contract to purchase real property, where the buyer gets a Deed at closing.
I "exclusively in my name" own my own doublewide home that is currently located on the land my parents own. My home is located on a lot of land directly adjacent to my deceased fathers garage "roughly 4 feet away wall to wall", whereas my mother lives in her home on the opposite... Read more »
We have been taking care of old family property for 10+ years( taxes/upkeep) There are 4 brothers on the deed 3 are deceased. The one left wants us to put it in our name. What will need to be done to make that happen?
For the past 3 years she has lived in the house and refuses to sell the house. She will not allow me to use the property. Can I partition to sell. Will the co ownership error help or hurt me if I take her to court? I also am a co-signer on the loan.
If the third party was involved in the transaction, then yes, sue all involved. You obviously have serious problems and have no idea what your cause of action is. You must hire a competent KY attorney immediately. Time is of the essence here, as collecting a Judgment may be impossible.
If a neighboring property deed from 1908 has reference to bearings in an original survey in 1863, should any surveys performed thereafter be performed using the magnetic north declination in that same year? If a new survey was performed in 2011 using 1983 bearings and caused a defect in my new... Read more »
Declination is always a problem that is rarely addressed until a surveyor gets cross examined. Apparently it is the adjoining property's calls with the 1863 bearings, not yours. You and your predecessors have probably acquiesced to a ascertainable boundary over the years, and you probably...Read more »
In the state of Kentucky, we signed a purchase contract for a piece of real estate and was set to close at the middle of June. The owner unexpectedly passed and we are unsure of his will, estate, or heir information. Is the purchase contract legally binding and are we still legally able to purchase... Read more »
If the contract was enforceable against the decedent, then it is enforceable against his estate. You will need a probate attorney to help you work through this. The decedent’s estate will need a probate attorney, too. Things will progress much better and smoother if all parties have legal...Read more »
They told her because it was not dated that she could not get a copy of it. Second part is they told her she could not move out even though her lease is up on 10 June she cannot move out until the new apartment is ready for her to move in meaning if it’s ready on the 15th she hast to stay there... Read more »
I have owned the property for almost a year now and the previous owner still hasn't retrieved anything off the ground but wants to try now after this long and I don't want him to have it now without compensation of some kind maybe even storage fees?
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