To whom? Why? How will it be used? If you are the foreclosed party, you lost your rights to the property at the foreclosure. If you are the bidder, foreclosure sales are usually "as is" with all risks to the bidder. With all the extra foreclosures soon to be on the market, banks may find...Read more »
My grandmother had a mobile home on property that my great grandmother purchased. My great grandmother passed without a will but my grandmother has since paid the taxes on the property up to date. My grandmother had 7 siblings and only 4 are left which are all on board with a quit to claim deed in... Read more »
The lawyer you talked to is correct. The interests of children of your great-grandmother goes to THEIR children on their death. I suggest you get deeds for whatever shares you can, then approach the others for their shares. This can be very complicated and time consuming. And you absolutely need...Read more »
It depends on the exact terms in the lease. Most leases that 'auto-renew' (1) state that the renewal will be for a specific period (such as a year, but some are 'auto-renewing' only month-to-month) and (2) have a 'notice' requirement that if either the landlord or...Read more »
They had a contract notarized and we’ve made every monthly payment on time and have receipts. Her stepdad was sick and went to hospital and diagnosed with cancer and told he had days to live. My question is in the state of Virginia will that contract still be good? We’ve put so much money into... Read more »
In Virginia, generally when a person signs a contract that person must be competent and have capacity. This will require testimony from witnesses. It may be subject to a Court case to test the validity and enforceability of the contract that you referenced.
If there is a person constantly entering an apartment building without any tenants permission and management will not do anything about, leading to many tenants feeling unsafe, does it violate the implied warranty of habitability? More specifically, a person has been practically living in the entry... Read more »
The person who is entering the premises without permission is trespassing. This is not an issue of a breach of the warranty of habitability. A tenant does not have the right to withhold rent for such an issue.
With VA Law 54.1-2137. Commencement and termination of brokerage relationships, it would seem that is situation would not be a definite termination date as there are consequences if the owner does not renew.
Preparation for the Bar exam does not involve knowing a little bit of everything. It involves knowing a lot of some things, and it is exceptionally wise to find out which things from a very expensive preparation course that requires intense concentration and memorization of huge amount of state law...Read more »
I currently have a situation where a single person owned several lots and the single owner of the lots developed an easement over all lots that he owned for access in lieu of the approved unconstructed access road.
To my understanding, easements give you the right to do something on... Read more »
You need a decent title search and survey to evaluate these facts, but if you are asking whether a property owner can create recorded easements on his property before selling it, that is exactly what every developer does. You can't create an easement on someone else's property.
2) the deed to husband and wife conveyed the property and included EITHER of the following two phrases: "Husband and Wife as Tenants by the Entirety", OR "H & W as Joint Tenants with right...Read more »
The first action you should take is to call the Office of Housing Code Enforcement for the city/county where the premises is located and make a formal Complaint about the mold. They should send out an inspector who will issue a Notice of Violation of mold is found and is harmful to health and...Read more »
So the check with the bank name that is now closed under my father and my name. it does state "F/B/O fathers name IRA and acct#****. but the bank won't even accept the check and create an estate account. This is the second check that was issued from them and they cant get it right.
I don't know whether there is enough money involved to make it worthwhile, but I think a simple one-hour consult would straighten things out. It sounds to me like the brokerage hasn't explained that the funds are not part of the probate estate, so they don't belong in an estate...Read more »
I think there are some details that need to be considered before determining what you can do. You said your lease is up, but it's unclear as to whether the lease for the property you own is up. If it is not, you will have to wait until the end of the lease period unless she fails to pay rent...Read more »
Usually, grass height regulations are either at the county or city ordinance level or in the home owner association rules, declarations, or bylaws. Whether the ordinance or rule has a private right of action depends of the language of that ordinance or rule. Unless there is some rule you are...Read more »
I spoke with mgmt last month & was told to invest in security cameras. Most people here are low income & like myself, can't afford to replace items taken, let alone invest in security cameras. Maintenance man is a convicted felon (murder & robbery charges). He has shown up to... Read more »
You may want to review this with a West Virginia lawyer, but the Statute of Frauds came to all of the United States from well back before the foundation of the United States, and contracts in land must be in writing. Oral agreements are a nullity. The question might be whether something was passed...Read more »
The executor must file an inventory and an account. Anything that isn't accounted will come into question. If you suspect a greater problem, you should communicate with the estate's attorney or with the Commissioner of Accounts.
I signed Deed of Trust to let Bank know I was aware that the property is collateral for loan, but banker told me that I'm not liable to pay off remaining unpaid portion of note (to sell the property) BECAUSE I'm NOT ON THE NOTE itself.
If opponent refuse to pay, then what? The... Read more »
It looks like you do not understand the Partition Suit. If there is a Court ordered Sale then the Court will pay alot of expenses and the secured debt against the property prior to the net proceeds being divided amongst the former owners. That is even though you do not owe on the note, the land...Read more »
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