I am looking to purchase property in Louisiana. The seller
I am looking to purchase property in Louisiana. The seller wants to include, in the purchase agreement, the stipulation that if i was ever to sell the property that i would have to sell it back to her or her immediate family. Is there any issue with including this in the agreement? If not, what is the proper terminology to use?
Real Estate Question: I'm a Broker in the State of Oregon. I
Real Estate Question:I'm a Broker in the State of Oregon. I submitted an offer that, in summary, offered $312,000 purchase price, requested the washer/dryer, and asked for a November 19th close date. Seller counter with three amendments: 312,000 purchase price, washer/dryer were leaving with the Seller, and an October 19 close date. We REJECTED this counter, and counter-countered with two amendments: $304,000 purchase price, and agreed that the washer/dryer could be removed from the agreement. We made no comment on changing the close date. Now, the Listing Agent is asserting that their close date stands, regardless of whether we rejected the counter, and because we didn't include a new close date in our counter-counter. In fact, we wanted the original close date, so I felt that we had no need for a concurrent statement on the counter-counter. Recently, the word "implicit" agreement have been used. I can't believe that this argument has any merit, but would like your thoughts.
Folks, I need a Community Association lawyer to respond to
Folks,I need a Community Association lawyer to respond to this query.While attending the September HOA meeting at the board President's home, I observed that he had recently taken over and redeveloped the Common Maintenance Area (CMA) behind his house. When I challenged him on this, he simply replied that it was his property and that the ARC chairman signed off on the changes. When I pointed out that this was not permitted, and a very serious violation of our CC&Rs, he and other attending board members seemed little concerned.This board consistently fails to document unfavorable comments in the meeting minutes and we are still awaiting release of minutes back to the May meeting. Also, board meetings are only held bi-monthly, so the next occurs in November. I view this CMA violation as egregious and cannot see how it can be exposed in a timely manner without distributing a flyer.I would like to send you a copy of the proposed flyer, along with a copy of our CC&Rs so you can verify the provisions I referenced therein. In general, I would like to know; 1) the legality of my proposed action, 2) the possible legal consequences, and 3) the appropriateness of the flyer content? I have kept the information factual and, I believe, provided reasonable commentary without personal invective.Please let me know if you can accommodate my request, and the approximate cost. Thanks very much for your help.Regards,Mark CusanoEmail:***@******.***
Do you have experience with lis pendens? Arizona, Yes my
Do you have experience with lis pendens?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: ArizonaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes my ex-financee filed a lis pendens as part of her civil suit against me. The civil suit has been resolved ( I was granted attorney's fees), and she is appealing final judgement.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The property is title solely in my name.
The landlord needs to do a repair in my apt,they want me to
the landlord needs to do a repair in my apt,they want me to move to another apartment!the lease i signed is for this apt,i am willing to vacate the apt until the repairs are completed,they are threatning to terminate my tenency if i do not move to another apt.please advise
I have a contract to purchase 41 acres in morrow co ohio. I
I have a contract to purchase 41 acres in morrow co ohio. I was approved for the loan, the closing date was set for 9-24-16. I was working out of state at the time so all of the paperwork was mailed to me, I had everything notarized and sent back with my down payment check on 9-23-16. I was informed that there were multiple owners on the property, there is a divorce in the picture and the wife is refusing to sign the papers. My down payment was sent back to me, and I signed an amendment to the contract extending the terms until 10-7-16. I have been told multiple times that she intends to sign but she has not done so as of today. If I were to sew for breach of contract what would that actually do? Would it be a dollar amount that I could see for or if the lawsuit pressed her into signing the papers then what would happen ? By signing the addendum and giving an extension would I have to wait until it expires or can I do it now?
When board members of a Homeowners Association allow some
When board members of a Homeowners Association allow some homeowner to erect a 6' fence, can they deny other homeowners. Can this be a discrimination case. They are not giving any reason why they are denying some.
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Two part question: 1) Is a seller that is requesting money
Two part question:1) Is a seller that is requesting money outside of closing illegal? I was told, 'I'll hold this sale up' if I don't get $2k.2) Can his real estate agent cancel the contract on the grounds he is trying to do this?Long story short, he told me he had the short sale approved, I offered $130k. He apparently was paying $110k (no big deal). Bank came back and said, '$150k or counter', he hasn't countered in a month. His contract says 'until bank approval', but the bank did not approve his price.After knowing he is trying to (what word would I even use here - blackmail, coerce) into paying him for him to sign the release papers, can she cancel the deal for any legal reason?This person doesn't have the wherewithall to fight a case against him for acting in bad faith, which is something I would do out of spite even if I didn't close on the house... so what are my options here?