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I maintain my own front yard and HOA claims I have to ask

I maintain my own front yard and HOA claims I have to ask permission to replace or plant same plants already approved for the development. I don't see anything specifically noted in the bylaws. The majority of alterations are very specific. I believe I am being singled out because of the HOA President and I not seeing eye to eye on how the HOA is running the community. I basically feel like I'm being harassed by the HOA and property management company.

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I bought a property in November, and am just finding out

I bought a property in November, and am just finding out there is an easement on the property, what are my rights.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North DakotaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I assume the previous owner/developerfiled it. I wasJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: What

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In unincorporated Collin County Tx,a commercial building was

In unincorporated Collin County Tx,a commercial building was constructed 3 feet from the property line separating my residential lot from theirs. Is there a required setback distance and if so,can I collect damages? The makeshift drainage system is inadequate and is saturating my gravel drive and yard.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: 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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On property, in Texas, owned jointly 50/50 can one party

On property, in Texas, owned jointly 50/50 can one party Issue an easement through the property without the second owner (50/50) knowledge or approval. Would this easement document be legal? If not. How would you dissolve this easement document. The third party gave $10.00 for the easement.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: The easement document has been filed and recorded in the county clerk's office.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: (Bandera Counry, Texas)

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I have a client (I'm a Realtor) that that is having a home

I have a client (I'm a Realtor) that that is having a home built on a land. She was got a construction loan. Well the Lender I sent her to was not that adept at doing construction loans (I found out after the fact). Well I wasn't updated on the progress during this, not unusual for this part, but after she closed she was contacted by a guy who said he was the owner of the lot and needed her to sign an unimproved land contract. We didn't know he owned the land. The builder gave the impression he owned it. Never corrected me, the Lender, the Escrow agent, no one. Well this gentleman that owned the property (investor/developer) went ahead and signed the deed over and did get paid. I told her not to sign the contract. I told him we couldn't sign it after the fact. He wants something stating he sold it to her for "IRS" purposes and for his personal records. I was going to just write up a simple statement saying she (her name) bought this land with the legal description of the land from him (his name) and have her sign it. My Broker said she didn't want me to do that cause she didn't want me to get in trouble. She said just send the signed contract I have with her and the builder (who didn't even own the land). I just want to do the right thing since this turned out to be so confusing for everyone. Not sure what to do?

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We asked you about access easement the other day in

We asked you about access easement the other day in Kingston, WA.You told us the man putting in the access road had no legal authority to charge us or keep us off it. We spoke to this man today and he is threatening us to inflate the maintenance cost for the road, to an extreme to reap back his costs. There are three other lots other than his, wouldn't we all have to agree or vote on an assessment, or does he legally "own" the private road since is paying for the construction of it?

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When is a house renovation when there is a contract between

Hello ... When is a house renovation when there is a contract between the customer and the contractor legally considered complete, when, the completion date was missed, there were no written updates of an extended completion date, and, there was no formal notice of a completion date given? Since no formal date was given by the contractor, would that date be when the bank construction loan was closed out? Thank you!

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A pipeline company was recently granted a Writ of Possession

A pipeline company was recently granted a Writ of Possession for some forested land on my property. I'm assuming I would face some sort of trespassing charges if I am on the property. Would it be simple, criminal, and/or defiant trespass? This is in PA.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PennsylvaniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: A Writ has been filed, but not yet served. Company wants to start construction next week.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Most of the trees have been cut, but in the few that are remaining, there are tree-sits.

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If we moved out of a duplex but still pay rent while we look

If we moved out of a duplex but still pay rent while we look for subleasers, can the landlord do construction on the unit?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: Illinois, specifically ChicagoJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Such as?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We never received notice of the work being done. The last time we went to the unit to collect our mail, there were drop cloths, light covers off, windows changed out and all of the utilities there are still in my name.

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