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With an easement for a sewer line that says the two parties

With an easement for a sewer line that says the two parties are responsible for the sewer for use in common then that means until they are joined they not in "use in common> I think that is my understanding.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: WAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: there is a 1929 easement doc that states the parties share responsibility for the sewer line "use in common'.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: my neighbor had t dig up and replace their sewer line and had ot do a lot of digging on our property to where the two ines join. Their architect told them we are %50 responibiltiy even though their line doe snot connect to pours whrer they dod the work.

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I live in NYC and just sold my house about 4 weeks ago.

i live in NYC and just sold my house about 4 weeks ago. today the new owners told me that they had con Edison inspect the furnace and they found out that gas pipes were leaking, in addition, the furnace, the water heater, and the washing machine and dryer were not registered with the city and did not have permits. they told me they could sue me you if i didnt help them with the bills. they said they need an architect, and file for permits and change the pipes...etc..ALTHOUGH I WAS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INSTALLING THE FURNACE OR THE WASHING MACHINE OR THE WATER HEATER. The previous owners before me installed them. but because i never had any problems, i did not know whether they they had proper permits.do the new owners have a case against me?

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Just need some advice here. My boyfriend and I put down a

Hi there, just need some advice here. My boyfriend and I put down a $19,000 earnest deposit on a condo just a month ago that is still in the process of being built (won't be finished until end of 2017). We only signed the contract a month ago and unfortunately we've decided not to go through with purchasing the unit for personal/financial reasons. I talked to the sales rep (who is relaying messages between the seller/architect) and in the contract we signed, it stays that all the earnest deposit will be kept as liquidated damages if we decide not to move forward. They're refusing to give any of our deposit back (including $2,500 that was used for a countertop upgrade, and I am almost sure they haven't ordered materials yet since they're still only finishing up the structure of the building right now). Just trying to find some way around this as the loss of $19,000 is devastating and I'm not sure how to fight back with the seller on this.

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Are Architectural drawings and interior design can be done

Are Architectural drawings and interior design can be done by same person? Or they are totally different animals?

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I am purchasing a property that was over 50 percent damaged

I am purchasing a property that was over 50 percent damaged by Hurricane Sandy.The property was grandfathered with a two family house and various set backs that don't meet existing codes for the location. The property is on the water in Beachwood, NJ. From the zoning officer I am told because of the over 50 percent damage to the existing house I have to apply for a use and bulk variance to build a new two family in the existing footprint of the property. My question would be can you write a description properly of what I would be asking for. I would be filing myself. Thanks Gordon SoosJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New JerseyJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at this time

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I'm working on an a tile install in my condo, and just got

Hi, I'm working on an a tile install in my condo, and just got feedback from the HOA architecture review The review calls for specific underlayment and self-leveler to be applied, because "applying mortar directly to the concrete subfloor will cause damage"JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: CA I've read through the CC&R and the only section that mentions any specific detail cites not making changes that will increase sound transmission to adjacent units or units belowJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: we've filed paperwork with the architecture review boardJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: only that the CC&R and the Architectural Design documents are ambiguous

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HOA President, because his motion didn't pass has sent

HOA President, because his motion didn't pass has sent letters of intimidation threatening building inspections that must be done within 30 days by a Licensed Architect, civil engineer, structural pent control inspector or General contractor. According to our by laws the HOA is responsible for all exterior maintenance and repairs. He has been using intimidation tactics, threats and bribery in come cases. At a Special meeting on November 16th he is bringing in an attorney to explain what we already know what is our responsibility and what is the responsibility of the HOA.

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THE .O.D. OF OUR H.O.A. IS REFUSING TO APPROVE CONSTRUCTION

THE B.O.D. OF OUR H.O.A. IS REFUSING TO APPROVE CONSTRUCTION ON OUR CONDO WHICH HAS STAMPED PLANS FROM A STRUCTURAL ENGINEER, ARCHITECT, ETC. AND IS CURRENTLY BEING APPROVED W/THE CITY. HOWEVER WE CAN'T GET A PERMIT W/O APPROVAL. I BELIEVE THEY ARE DRAGGING THEIR FEET, SAYING WE HAVE TO WAIT 4 WEEKS UNTIL THEY HAVE A HOA MTG BECAUSE WE ARE CHANGING THE STRUCTURE OF THE UNIT. ON OUR REAR PATIO, WE WILL BE CHANGING THE CURRENT SLIDING DOOR IN DR TO ACCORDION STYLE, ADDING A DOOR WHERE THERE IS CURRENTLY A WINDOW IN L.R. AGAIN, ALL ENGINEERED AND CERTIFIED. THEY CLAIM THIS COULD CAUSE ALTERATION TO THE COMMON AREA... DO I HAVE ANY RECOURSE?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: CALIFORNIAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: YES, WE HAVE TURNED IN OUR PLANS TO THE CITY, THE ARCHITECT HAS ALREADY GONE THROUGH THE CORRECTIONS, AND THE ONLY THING WE ARE AWAITING IS THE LETTER FROM THE BOARD. I HAVE FILLED OUT THE REQUEST FOR ARCHITECTURAL APPROVAL AND PROVIDED PHOTOS AND PLANS TO THE BOARD.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I REALIZE THEY HAVE 30 DAYS TO APPROVE OR DISAPPROVE. THEY HAVE ALREADY DISAPPROVED AT THIS POINT. WE TURNED IN THE PAPERWORK ON 10/14/2016.

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I bought a home at a 55+ community and before signing the

I bought a home at a 55+ community and before signing the closing was approved to put up a small fence for my dog. They even walked the area with their contractor advising them where the fence needed to be. They now say I cannot have the fence. I would not have bought the property had this been disclosed prior to my purchase. This was a total deception. They even drew the fence area on my papers. What recourse do I have?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: What paperwork are you speaking about?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My drawings (architect) show that my screen porch should have been a 12x12 but is a 12x10.

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