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Our situation is a tad unique in how my husband and I have

Our situation is a tad unique in how my husband and I have never met the man who owns the home we live in. He lives outside of the US. We were originally going through an agent when we moved into the home 6 years ago. The agent was removed from the equation a few months later and we dealt solely with the landlord via Facebook and E-mail. The agreement, which we have from the landlord in a ton of emails, is that we are renting to own the house, treat the property as our own, and take as long as we need to take over the home. To make a long story short we had a real estate agent come by the house the other day and tell us we have 1 week before he puts the house on the market. Come to find out he already has it in the paper! We never received an email from the landlord prior to this or any other form of communication. We have made all rent payments every month for 6 years. Payments were drafted from our account into his so there is proof. Also, since we have been renting to own we have done quite a bit to the home including replacing the roof, plumbing, replacing floors, replacing appliances, etc, etc. Is the landlord within his rights to get an agent to try to sale the house out from under us?

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I just purchased a time share in mexico and we are to late

Hello i just purchased a time share in mexico and we are to late to cancel. Can they sue me or damage my credit?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Puerto vallarta. We live in nevada.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Yes we brought our contract with usJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: nothing but id where given. No social securities or job information were given

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Tying to find the best way to keep a house that I am on the

Hello, tying to find the best way to keep a house that I am on the title to and have ben living in for twelve years, but I am not on the loan my x husband is. He is willing to let me keep the house if I make all of the future payments. I cannot qualify for the loan by myself, but he is willing to hold the loan in his name for me. could this work? and if so how do we protect ourselves legally ?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I live in a house that is owned by a woman that is in a

I live in a house that is owned by a woman that is in a wheel chair. I pay her rent in cash every month- no receipts. She indicated that she is leaving her house to her childhood friend which has only been to visit her 3 times in 6 years. The owner of the property is very ill and will not live long Im affraid that if she passes that I will lose all my belongs in the house. Since the propety is not in a trust.JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: california the house is paid in full and was left to her by her parentsJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: just a will that her friend has

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How do you change mobile homes to real property, north

how do you change mobile homes to real propertyJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: north carolinaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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The apartment complex management (whom I already have issues

The apartment complex management (whom I already have issues with) have requested that I leave the apartment for one week for major constructions where I cannot access my apartment dues to the liability of the constructions (they are laying cement in the entire flooring). They offered to put me in another apartment for this period. Do I have the right to reject their offer due to inconvenience since the apartment is not furnished and ask instead for a reduction in the rent for this period?

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My concerns are about using a home buyers real estate

Hello, My concerns are about using a home buyers real estate investment firm as and additional way to market and sell my for sale by owner house. My house is already listed on the MLS. Is it safe way to go or stay away from it. Thanks, G.R.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: NO. but their rep's were here with a contract but I did not sign itJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They stated that the seller can terminate the agreement provided by the buyer

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I have an indefinite term lease. The lessor has permitted

I have an indefinite term lease. The lessor has permitted lessee to make late payments for many years and is now demanding termination of said lease if full payment is not made within 10 days of this letter. Has the original lease been changed by permitting late payments in years past. If so underwhat legal clause or section. Thanks

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My brother is in jail for something his wife did. She also

My brother is in jail for something his wife did. She also did some jail time but is out now. She has been served with divorce papers. I own the house my brother rents and she won't let me in as she is clearing almost everything out of the house. My brother told her that I have his permission to come into the house at any time. Can she legally keep my out? She has somehow convinced the Sheriff's office that she still lives there even though she started moving out before she went into jail. She had even changed her address, but now she changed it back and claims I changed her mailing address with the post office, which of course I did not do.

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