We have an inspection contingency in the contract and after the inspection came back with mold and other significant findings we decided to cancel the contract. The seller is not signing the release for the title company to release our funds. How can we get our earnest money back? Can the... Read more »
Sometimes sellers can be frustrated when a contract falls through. As long as your cancellation of the contract was within the time provided by the contract you are entitled to return of your earnest money deposit. An attorney can help you with this issue.
I inherited a trailer that I didn’t want. I found someone that wanted it so I gave them the title and keys. A month later the person that owned the lot it was in called me and said he didn’t want that person to live on his property. Another months went buy and the guy I gave the trailer to was... Read more »
The answer to your question will be in the operating agreement or bylaws for the entity the board serves. That is where procedural matters are determined. You should ask your entity’s secretary for a copy of that document.
My ex husband passed away, we had 2 kids, we actually never get separated, the divorce was only on the paper. the lawyer said not to make payments on the house. The house went foreclosed. We still live in this house.
If the house has been sold in foreclosure it belongs to someone else now. If the sale has not yet taken place you may still have a chance to stop the foreclosure. Bring every bit of the paperwork you have received to an attorney right away to find out where you stand.
My late wife and her sister own land in both their names. My wife passed away two months ago and her sister wants me to give my wifes half ownership to her which is fine. In Missouri since my wife and I had wills that leave all to surviving spouse without probate I am now half owner but how do I... Read more »
How to transfer title will depend on how you and your wife held title. If you and your wife held title with right of survivorship you just have to show she is now deceased to make a transfer. You should have a lawyer look at the deed to advise you.
a fence outside our property line (Phelps County MO) was built 10 years ago when the subdivision was created. we have no HOA and the fence is actually in the easement of State Hwy O and our street, Fawn Ridge. Who is responsible for maintenance of the fence ?
House is listed for sale as 3 bedroom 2 bath but only 2 bedrooms have closets in them. The master " bedroom" does not have a closet in it and there is not a closet in the master bathroom. My question is , is it legally a 3 rd bedroom without a closet? I have been told that's it's not according to... Read more »
You can indeed. Anyone can sue anyone for anything. The outcome of the case will depend on the merits as well as what you do to defend the lawsuit. Homebuyers frequently sue sellers for failing to disclose problems. I'm not saying that you did anything wrong, as I don't know the facts, but an...Read more »
My daughter and her husband have a trailer next to my house. There are constant drugs and people running in and out. The police are always showing up because of various reasons. They have stolen things from us, disturbed the peace, and even gotten physical. They have a 1 year old and 3 year old in... Read more »
There are statutes that regulate eviction of mobile homes that you will need to follow. You really need to consult an attorney to make sure you follow the law so you can get them and their trailer out legally and permanently.
In the crawl space they noticed major issues with our furnace. Most major issues are that the sellers lied that it was new, it’s not compatible with natural gas (which is what we have) and that it’s not even hooked up therefore isn’t working for heating. We did the inspection ourselves as we... Read more »
The seller gave the title company monies to hold for the install of a septic system to be done after we closed. A company, Earth 1st., came, did the work and left without talking to me. I called them a week later to ask them when to expect them to come to finish the work and was told they were... Read more »
Generally speaking, a title company does not act as an advocate at all. It is a neutral third party to a transaction. If there is a disagreement about funds held in escrow, you should talk to an attorney about how best to reach an agreement on disbursement.
My mother pays for insurance and taxes only. There is no rental agreement for my mother or my nephew. My nephew receives mail at the house, is there some implied agreement? Mom health is failing, what will it take to get him out if he refuses to go when the time comes?
This situation may be more involved than you would think. There are legal procedures in place to evict tenants, but it can be more difficult to evict squatters. You may want to get your nephew paying some nominal amount now, so he can be considered a tenant when the time comes. You should consult...Read more »
Can a member of your llc rent out a property owned by the llc?
Just started a membership llc and working on building inventory when a member expressed interest to rent out one of the newly acquired properties by the company. Can that member rent the property just like if it was a normal... Read more »
The hill behind our home had a drainage issue that led to a "slope slip" (ground movement). The construction crew needed to use our property to access the hill but there was no damage to our property or home from the issue, only from the construction equipment. Everything has since been completely... Read more »
Can we use a square foot price on are land to compare with the property that was just purchase by the city. City had purchase many property in same area but most had a building on them. They only need the land for flood control as all building will be tore down at a additional cost. Please help
When a municipality purchases property under eminent domain, it is required to pay fair market value. However, it is unclear from your question whether that is the case here. In any case, you will need additional comparable property sales to get an accurate picture of the value of your property.
If your name is on title, you cannot be evicted by someone else on title. However, your husband could file a court case called "Partition" which would force sale of the house. Either way, your best way to protect your interest in the home is to consult an attorney.
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