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I bought a house on a quit claim deed. Now I have learned

I bought a house on a quit claim deed. Now I have learned that they are not very good and I am concerned. I should have required a warranty deed. What should I do now to ensure that I have valid and actual solid ownership in the property?

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I do not have a will. I live in Arizona and I want to quit

I do not have a will. I live in Arizona and I want to quit claim my land I own to a family friend so that in the event of my death he will be able to own it. I do not want him to record the quit claim deed until after my death. Will there be a problem with him taking ownership of the land using the quit claim deed I sign over to him even though it would not have been recorded prior to my death?

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I am interested in buying a townhome from the townhome

I am interested in buying a townhome from the townhome association that foreclosed on the deed for non payment of fees over a 4 year period. The master association still has a lien but will forgive all of it. The problem is that the original owner still has a mortgage for 92,000 on property and is paying it as well as all taxes are current. Can I just pay off the mortgage and will then clear title be given, can the old owner come after me in lawsuit for any reason

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What does this legal saying mean? "And the said parties of

What does this legal saying mean? "And the said parties of the first part, for their heirs, executors and administrators, do covenant with the said parties of the second part, their assigns, the survivor of said parties, and their heirs and assigns of the survivor forever, that they are well seized in fee of the lands and premised of for said and have good right to sell and convey the same in manner and form of for said, and that the same are free from all encumbrances, and will warrant and defend title to the same."

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I made an offer to purchase some land based on erroneous

Hello,I made an offer to purchase some land based on erroneous information. The owner signed my offer and emailed back to me. The offer had the following contingencies:1. Seller accepting offer and returning it to buyer within thirty (30) days of the date of this letter;2. Buyer confirming and approving back tax amount, any property encumbrances, permitted land use, easements, parcel size and other due diligence results;3. The property being delivered with clear and marketable title and Buyer having full physical possession of the property at closing.The size I had listed on the offer was incorrect and he signed the offer without pointing that out to me. I would like to send an email withdrawing my offer. I am pretty sure I can do that since my contingencies mention parcel size and I have not signed anything except the cover letter to my offer. The offer was not a contract or a deed. It was simply a two page letter saying I was interested in purchasing and if the owner was interested in selling to sign the offer and email back to me.regards,Pat Esposito

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Who should I contact to review paperwork on a Quit Claim

Who should I contact to review paperwork on a Quit Claim deed for inherited property? I don't need legal representation; just someone to review the ins and outs to ensure I am not beng taken.

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Where can an template affidavit be found receipt in regard

where can an template for an affidavit be found for a receipt in regard to a payment made for contracting work?

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I'm interested in a parcel being offered "free and

Hi. I'm interested in a parcel being offered "free and clear" by a county in PA. Problem is that the property has no prior deed found by the county's title search although they have the metes and bounds. They also have the name of the previous owner and the amount he paid for it but no further information. Since the free and clear sale indicates that a court has removed all liens and the prior owners have been notified of the pending sale, can this sale even be legal if they don't know the whereabouts of the owner? Also, most importantly, can this property be "cured" so that it can be used. All I would have is a tax deed, or is that all I would need?

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I recently closed on a house (got the key and everything),

I recently closed on a house (got the key and everything), started to move into the house and then found out that there was a substantial lien against the house submitted before the title company could get to the court house. What protections do I have in case the Sellers can't settle the lien?

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