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I am selling some undeveloped property to a private party.

I am selling some undeveloped property to a private party. He wants be to sign the and notarize a grant deed, send it to him and he will deal with the recorded deed and then send me the amount we agreed upon. Since there is no escrow company to hold the money until closing, what assurance do I have that he will pay me once I have transferred the land to him?

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I would like information regarding easement access. I

I would like information regarding easement access. I inherited my parents property several years back. The residence is nestled in a small track of homes (9) which border an elementary school. Within the last year or so, the school has gone under an expansion effort. At issue here is access to all of our back yards. The home has been in our family since 1955. At the onset, my parents as well as the other families have had rear yard access in the form of a driveway/drive through.With the advent of the construction project, the powers to be have closed off access by means of a wire fence, placed about one foot from our rear yard fence line, prohibiting any access at all. I personally have queried the school office about the occurrence, and they have told us, that we have no recourse. I/We need to know in fact whether we do or do not have any legal recourse. I have discovered the original grant deed provided to my father back in 1955. I also have a current copy of a new grant deed obtained by a fellow neighbors realtor effort. There appears to be some variance on the current deed provided by the neighbors realtor than what appears to be on the original deed. The question being: Do we have any legal recourse at all? This project has caused devaluation of all of our properties.

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I'm a financial adviser and a client of mine needs to get

I'm a financial adviser and a client of mine needs to get title insurance on his property(land to build residential home in Los Angeles) but is having an issue. The situation is my client had (keyword) a partner. Partner says he owns 50% of a piece of property and the other owner wants out. Not exactly sure why my client agreed to put the title in the former partner's daughter's name but he did. The partnership goes south and my client says I want the property he paid for. He has the cashier's check receipt which was paid to an escrow company. He did get the property back but it was in the form of a grant deed that reads this is a bonafide gift and grantor received nothing. Chicago, First American, Fidelity and Lawyers Title said they will not provide title insurance even though he can demonstrate he paid for the entire property. Know of a title company that will look at this?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Property is in CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: He's trying to avoid this if possible?JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Real Estate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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I am suing to get my property from a person who claims he

I am suing to get my property from a person who claims he didn't sign a grant deed to his siblings and the notary lost his book. Part of the original filing was a Partitian, Is there a way to expedite a partition? We have a court date for Sept. This is the chain of events:8 05/25/2016 Civil Case Management Conference scheduled for 09/16/2016 at 10:00:00 AM at Central in C-70 Randa Trapp.52 05/12/2016 Tentative Ruling for Motion Hearing (Civil) published.45 04/06/2016 Motion Hearing (Civil) scheduled for 04/15/2016 at 11:00:00 AM at Central in C-70 Randa Trapp was vacated.39 02/10/2016 Ex Parte scheduled for 02/09/2016 at 08:30:00 AM at Central in C-70 Randa Trapp was vacated.37 02/02/2016 Ex Parte scheduled for 02/09/2016 at 08:30:00 AM at Central in C-70 Randa Trapp.27 01/28/2016 Civil Case Management Conference scheduled for 02/05/2016 at 02:00:00 PM at Central in C-70 Randa Trapp.26 01/28/2016 The Civil Case Management Conference was rescheduled to 02/05/2016 at 02:00:00 PM in C-70 before Randa Trapp at Central. Notice of Rescheduled Hearing SDAdd to Cart25 01/26/2016 Settlement Conference (Civil) scheduled for 01/27/2016 at 10:00:00 AM at Central in C-70 was vacated.24 01/22/2016 Motion Hearing (Civil) scheduled for 04/15/2016 at 11:00:00 AM at Central in C-70 Randa Trapp.15 11/13/2015 Default Prove-Up Hearing scheduled for 01/08/2016 at 02:00:00 PM at Central in C-70 Randa Trapp.6 07/31/2015 Civil Case Management Conference scheduled for 02/05/2016 at 10:10:00 AM at Central in C-70 Randa Trapp.

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My Aunt died in San Francisco 2015; Her ex husband died

My Aunt died in San Francisco 2015; Her ex husband died previously. She left 4 children. One of her daughters in 2010 put her name on the house along with her Mother ----my Aunt in 2010. The home sold for $725,000 in October 30 2015 - can not find any probate filed in San Francisco, place of of residence,. No records of any asset or funds from the sale of home distributed among the 4 children left. One of the children is very upset, thus I am trying to help him. I reside in Fresno, he reside in Reno Nevada and the home and his Mother residence is in San Francisco, Ca. Need to know what are the penelities in California for non probate of estate and any other advice would highly be appreciated. Thanks in advance. I did locate in the county recorded the sale and grant deed informaiton.

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We are a Mortgage Holder on a Property in MN the homeowner

We are a Mortgage Holder on a Property in MN the homeowner took out another mortgage for fixes on the house (Windows, etc.) which was taken over by the Local HRA (When asked, nobody knows anything about this) That Loan was recorded in 2009, while our Mortgage Loan which was taken out in 2006 but never got recorded until 2012. In December of 2012 the home owner turned over to us the house keys and walked away. He is still named as the owner, so we need to know how to get the property into our name in order for us to try to get it sold. Can we file a Grant Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure or do we need to do a Warranty Deed? Also, do we have to pay off the other Mortgage on the home in order to get clear title or just put it on the market?

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What is the difference between the transfer of a property

What is the difference between the transfer of a property (from Seller to Buyer) with a Grant Deed and the transfer of a property with a Quit Claim Deed? Is it that no consideration (transfer of funds) takes place?

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Can a foreign owner of a US (residential) property issue a

Can a foreign owner of a US (residential) property issue a Grant Deed to the new (US)Buyer? In addition to Grant Deed, can there also be a "For Sale By Owner" contractual Agreement for consideration relative to this transaction?

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Question is Mateo County, California​During my

Question is for San Mateo County, California​During my 1984 divorce my ex was awarded sole ownership and possession of the family residence.​ Each of us were also directed to be responsible for items awarded to each.The court order was never filed with the assessor's office. My name was never taken off title.In 1988 we refinanced the house at a lower interest rate. Because we were now single, the mortgage company wanted to add these words to a new Grant Deed. "Jack an unmarried man, and Jill an unmarried woman, who acquired title as husband and wife,HEREBY GRANTS TO: ***** ***** unmarried man, and Jill an unmarried woman, as Joints Tenants.DOCUMENTARY TRANSFER TAX IS: none, no consideration.(x) Realty not sold.Does Jack own half interest in the house, or does the original court order for the divorce still rule even after refinanced to two single people 4 years later?

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