Absolutely! The deed, when filed with the County Clerk, is the first and only proof of your "title" to the land. The whole idea of having Title to land is that Title grants you status. That status gives you all the rights of ownership to the land. Most importantly it gives you the right...Read more »
my father just died i had to pay all the funeral but my half sister and her oldest sister were given an estate of my child home my mother gave me after she past 12yr ago and i have the first deed when they purchesed it ,after she past my dad was pretty much homless so i let him stay with me and... Read more »
You need to act fast. You should go get a copy of the Estate Paperwork, etc. They may have been required to serve you, and didn't, or created some other legal issue. However, if you do not get it all straight, you may lose anything you should have received. It sounds like you had at least 1/2...Read more »
My dads friend has been letting him live in a lease to own property for last 10 years. They have NO written agreement, only a Verbal agreement. His friend’s ex-wife’s name is on the mortgage and they are selling the property as part of mediation and offering to only give him a FRACTION of... Read more »
The statute of frauds requires that all contracts for the sale of land be reduced to writing. It sounds like your dad would have to file suit to quiet title to the property, and allege an unjust enrichment cause of action, which is probably the only claim in equity he can prove that payments came...Read more »
Hire a competent TX attorney to draft a Deed from him to you creating a Tenancy In Common, unless he is willing to give you a recorded Mortgage. Do not transfer money without one of the instruments being executed and recorded.
I can provide psychological and medical documentation that it is no longer needed. My wife will not comply. Is divorce necessary. Is it the only way. I have a paid for house and some land. She wants it evidently. She has me in a nursing home. I want out of the nursing home and guardianship and... Read more »
When we first told them we have mold, they said it wasn’t mold but sprayed mold killer. We told them again and they are still saying it’s not mold but my kids have seen multiple doctors who all say that they are being affected by mold. I’ve shown pictures to them and everyone says that it is... Read more »
Are there any options to remove an individual from the title? We have a signed quit-claim deed from the individual but we are told it doesn't hold any legal merit in TX. Can my mother sell me the home to transfer title status, or perhaps refinance to get a new contract... Read more »
I would need to see the Quit Claim deed to tell you if it has transfrerred an interest in your property. But Quit Claim deeds do have the ability to transfer title. Whoever told you a Quit Claim deed is worthless in TX does NOT know what they are talking about. Obviously, not an attorney. If it was...Read more »
Rental home in San Antonio under mother's name who lives overseas. We are considering selling and I have a General Power of Attorney for her notarized in the state of NV. Can I sell the TX home without her having to come to the states? Can I or should I quit claim it to myself in preparation... Read more »
Your NV POA is good in every state in the US. If you have the time, have your mother sign a POA specific to the property you are trying to sell. Other than that, I don't see the need for a new POA. The real test is whether or not the Title Company is OK with the POA. If it is over a year old...Read more »
We have restrictions that say there will be an hoa but the developer failed to form it. He never followed the restrictions he created. Not a single one. At closing there was nothing about an hoa, in fact, we were told, “you do not have an hoa”. Fast forward three years after closing and a... Read more »
The answer to your question is not in the Property code. It lies in the deeds that make up your neighborhood. The best and most powerful way to stop it would be to sue. It would require the argument that the HOA was not formed as required and that anyone attempting to form one is to late under the...Read more »
I have a real estate investment company that focuses primarily on wholesaling. I come across the best off-market deals and want to begin flipping houses using investor money. What compliance/regulations do I need to be aware of when taking investments from potentially non accredited investors for... Read more »
What you are asking is a very complicated question. If you are acting as a fiduciary for investors you will need a license to do so in Texas. The way around that is to have investors become partners with you on a deay by deal basis. You would need to carefully set-up a different company for each...Read more »
I was given $30k in equity in divorce, and ex also owes $15k settlement for property damage. Ex has said he won’t pay it. I was advised to go to the title company with divorce decree. So, I need to know if title company is always required, even for cash buys.
Review your decree. Did your ex have permission to sell the home for a price he choose without you agreeing. If you are suppose to get $30.000.00 take a copy of your divorce decree to the title company handling the closing
It is hard to understand what your issue is. If your daughter has moved out, then she no longer has a legal relationship with the landlord. If she was evicted because of false representations by the landlord, that is a different issue.
Yes, it is unlawful to evict, reject, or charge for a...Read more »
My client sent me a text they were going to work directly with new builder and decided not to put me as their agent. I do have a buyer's rep agreement and was wondering if I could still get a commission from the sale. I spoke with sales-rep and they said if buyer did not include me, I would... Read more »
I can tell you that whether or not you can enforce the buyer rep agreement depends on the exact language in the agreement. The fact that the buyers want to change the terms or their obligations, means nothing if they breach the agreement you both signed. Many new builders, insist on a certain...Read more »
We are currently trying to sell the property but we can't get a hold of the in law and his son is the only one who knows where he is none of his family has seen or talked to him in 8 months and now his son claims his father gave him power over his affairs and won't show documents stating... Read more »
I would want to see the deed which gave you and your in-law the property. If the person has Power of attorney they would show it to you. A power of attorney can be rejected by the maker at any time, if that matters here.
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