We placed a mechanics lien on a property but they were able to sell it. The title company placed a bond to discharge lien but with a condition that if the ruling was in our favor. The contractor and owner under which the building permit was filed under and we got our permit. That the they will have... Read more »
If you do not file suit to execute your m & m lien within a short period of time, you lose it. Hire a competent attorney now to see if you can execute it. If you still have a lien, it is against the property, not any of the owners.
My wife and I found a condo we wanted to purchase before signing a buyer agreement with an agency. After we signed and submitted an offer, we discovered that our agent sent two consecutive offers that had incorrect terms on them, including one that would have required us to place an 80% down... Read more »
You should not be signing offers without reading them. You might hire an agent to represent you, but you need to be very careful about looking for properties in the first place. It would be wise to hire an attorney to continually assist you, and check out prospective properties prior to you...Read more »
There are many ways of conveying improved real property to a son. I recommend hiring a competent attorney: to perform a title search including looking at the legal description; drafting a quit claim deed (since I doubt he wants to sue his parents); deciding upon an agreed purchase price...Read more »
Not to my knowledge. If there is a relevant clause in the Real Estate Sale Contract, then that term on current utilities controls. But no Tennessee Statute applies. Possibly some county ordinance or city code requires it. Who would enforce it?
My wife inherited a house, but it went to her mom until she was 18. Her mom sold the house to their aunt (was paid off but now the bank owns it bc of the aunt using it for a loan) Is there legal action for us to get the house back
You should consult with an attorney asap to determine your options. An attorney would need to looks at the property records and any will that may have conveyed the estate to your wife. There are a lot of moving parts to cases such as these. An attorney would need to review of all relevant documents...Read more »
House in Paris, TN owned by father and mother with TennCare assessment. Father passed in 2015 while mother was in nursing home with dementia. Family was advised by attorney that estate needed to be opened. Both had wills which appointed each other as Execs with me as alternate, but were drawn up... Read more »
You haven't asked a question. What do you want to do? File a complaint against your former attorney? Sell the house? You would be wise to hire another attorney to discuss options and determine the best course of action.
Consult an experienced real estate lawyer with the proposal that the attorney fees can be paid from the sale proceeds. If the house has any real value, an experienced lawyer will know that he will eventually get paid in full and thus he/she won't require payment in advance. If your aunt passed...Read more »
We have a lease and deed from where we are buying it also. The landlord dropped the deed with out us knowing but we was and are still paying on the house still. She dropped it 5 years ago and just told us a few months back that she dropped it. Now her grandson who is not the landlord keeps bring... Read more »
We have rent to own the house for 15 years. But the landlord who owns the house is wanting to kick us out because of her grandson is wanting to move in it. She dropped the lease and deed without us knowing. She dropped it 5 years ago and just told us recently 5 months that she had dropped the... Read more »
property floods water backs up like a pond half of my 1.5 acre yard is flooded. i ve tried talking to them but they don't want to talk about it. natural flow is from my property through their property to retention pond.
Your neighbor has created what the law calls a "nuisance"- you have the right to sue to have it removed. It sounds like the situation can be corrected, so the nuisance is "temporary." Consult an experienced real estate lawyer.
Have you performed a title search? Because of permissive use over time there may be a prescriptive use easement for the benefit of the other property, or you may be able to assert none exists. Be prepared to litigate by hiring a competent attorney to look into it. The burdening water use...Read more »
My niece bought a house in NC, it was sold and bought 4 times before she bought it. No one ever found the Will from 2003 leaving it to family. But now that she is selling it they found it and they want her to cut the price. Is this legal or not?
He passed away in May without a will and now my mom thinks she is the owner. The tax office placed "etux" behind his name on the tax papers. Is that only for survivorship if I were to pass away or does she now legally own half? I want to sell and move but she is refusing me to have the money from... Read more »
the tax records are irrelevant- you must look at the DEED. That is the document that determines ownership. If half passed to your mother upon your fathers death, then you can still force a sale of the property through a "partition lawsuit." Consult an experienced real estate lawyer to assist you.
Hire a competent attorney to perform a title search. Then you decide how much money and time you want to spend clearing title, getting a deed from all interested parties, purchasing it from the Tax Trustee, etc. Rarely will you be lucky enough to do it yourself.
I’m looking to rent a property with a property management group. However, they have refused to show me the lease before I sign it and pay them my non-refundable security deposit and first month’s rent. Can they legally force me to sign a lease before sharing the details of the contract with me?
I bought land from an individual who never went and filed the easement I actually didn't even know what an easement was until I put the land up for sale on the market and the realtor needed a copy of it I had to worry the original seller for four months just to get it and the original easement was... Read more »
I doubt the seller can get owners of other properties to execute a Deed of Easement for the benefit of your land. Suing for breach of warranties will be useless also. You probably have no choice but to either file suit in
Chancery Court to have an Easement Declared (which will be...Read more »
The new landlord got the property I’m currently at in a recent divorce but I just moved in three months ago and the new landlord sent a letter stating I have till Jan 20 to leave and she’s not returning my security deposit that I’d have to get it from the previous landlord. I have receipts... Read more »
If you have a lease term- it can not be shortened by simply a change in the ownership of the property- unless there is language in the lease that would make the lease terminable- which would be unusual. Usually the new owner takes subject to the lease.
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