He has stage 4 cancer, hospice is in, and he is no longer able to leave the house. He wants to get his will done so there is no fighting. He also owes a bit on his house but wants to transfer the home to his daughter, can this be done? Lots of questions but hope to be guided in the right direction.... Read more »
My significant other and I bought a home. He wants out, and will not be able to afford the house. He is asking for 1/2 the equity in a buy out, to sign off on a refi to get his name of of the mortgage. i have been told there are no laws citing splitting equity in non married couples. Is this true?... Read more »
There is no law for unmarried couples sharing equity, only married couples who divorce. Whoever of the unmarried couple is named on the deed -- is the owner. If the unmarried couple splits up, and there is no written contract between them directing what happens with the house and its equity, then...Read more »
Depending on how the language of the contract is written. You may not need an addendum. I must assume that you the seller have the right to cancel if sale does not close by a specific date. Or you could simply agree that closing date will be extended to a date certain, with all other dates and...Read more »
Ranch home. Have severe arthritis both knees and problems with rare disease of both hands. Cannot climb ladder or afford the costs of the estimates I've gotten. Can't locate any government assistance? I seldom leave home as I can't sit or stand for long and can't walk far. Don't know where to turn.
Both of you remain fully liable for the entire monthly rent amount. If she stops paying, and you do not pay it in full, landlord can evict you and sue both of you. Check your lease to determine if it allows you to sublease, or work it out with landlord if you find a new roommate.
There is no requirement for advance notice. On a month to month lease, either tenant or landlord can terminate at the end of any month by giving 30 days written notice. So you could tell them on Oct. 31 that rent goes up on Nov. 1. If they don't want to pay it, then they can terminate the lease...Read more »
The apt lease is supposed to end in October 2019.I’ve moved out of state and in Dallas right now.I gave them verbal notice in Aug that i wont be extending lease, that time they did not notify me that i need to give them written notice .now apt has sent me auto renewal notice for a year without... Read more »
If the lease had an auto renew provision that required 60 days written notice to not renew, and if you did not give written notice, then the lease renewed, and you are legally obligated to pay the rent for the rest of the lease term, unless landlord makes good faith efforts to re-rent and gets a...Read more »
I let a couple stay in my camper and they had talked me into selling it to them on payments. I printed off a contract to sale the camper to them, but I didn't put a date on it for anything. This was over 6 months ago and they never paid the first dime. Lot rent to stay there is 200 a month which... Read more »
Since this is considered residential property, you must follow the proper eviction process. If they have not paid rent, give them a written notice to vacate. If they don't vacate in 3 days, then file the eviction action. At the eviction hearing, the court will order the eviction and typically...Read more »
Ive live in my house for over 10 months now. Since moving in i have asked my landlord repeatedly and he has agreed repeatedly, to remove his daughters car from my property and he has not. He is now complaining about us not weed-eating around the car, which we decided not to do, the last time we... Read more »
No. You can write a letter; make a copy of it; send it by certified mail or hand deliver it. The letter should state that the issue with the car, give your landlord 30 days to move the car, and if the car is not moved you will begin to escrow your rent. In thirty days, take a copy of the letter...Read more »
To be enforceable, agreements for any interest in real estate, whether purchase, lease, or otherwise, should be in writing to be enforceable, signed by both parties, and signatures should be notarized. A lease for more than a year that is not signed by landlord might not be enforceable. Use the...Read more »
We are pursuing a purchase of a home that is FSBO and are being told by the seller that there are inspections that are legally required. We have not heard that in the past so we want to make sure we do what needs to be done. As far as we know what inspections are being done depends on the agreement... Read more »
When making an expensive investment purchase such as a home, it is prudent to retain an attorney to assist you, especially if it is FSBO. Thorough inspections also are essential to check the condition of the home, a survey to check boundaries, a title examination to check for liens and other title...Read more »
He said he had to have my mom removed from mortgage and the potential buyer has a lawyer and they sent me a paper I haven’t signed about my passing instate and not wanting notified of probate hearings. I have not signed anything.
The sale of the house was stopped last month but idk why... Read more »
Whatever you are being asked to sign, you should take to an attorney for advice.
Depending on how the house was titled when your mother passed, and also depending on whether you are the biological or adopted child of both of them (the individuals you are referring to as mom and dad), you...Read more »
Landlord can try to get a court order keeping you off, if there is a good reason. But when property is rented to a tenant, unless there are restrictions in the lease, the tenant gets to decide who can visit.
HOA is banning putting up a fence for our backyard claiming that you can only do so if you have an inground pool. Yet there are many houses in the sub-division that do not have in-ground pools but do have fences. In addition, they updated their bylaws online hours after talking to me.
If they deny your request, and you do it anyway, they could sue you. Or you can get an attorney to advise the HOA that because of its inconsistent enforcement, a court might refuse to enforce their no-fence policy. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review and try...Read more »
In February, my daughter and i co rented a house together and a few months into the lease, the landlord removed her from the lease, did they break the lease and am i still responsible for fullfilling the lease? Is that legal? Can i move because i can not afford it on my own. They would never have... Read more »
A court would have to sort out the facts and whether what landlord did permits you to vacate without being liable for rent for breaking the lease. Try to work it out with landlord, or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to review the facts and advise you.
If the police don't force you out, the owner could file criminal trespass charges against you, and also file an eviction against you. Try to work it out so that an eviction and charges are not filed against you, since those are permanent public records, and can make it difficult for you to rent...Read more »
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