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I own 6 acres of land in the woods (this is in a HOA) the
Good Evening,I own 6 acres of land in the woods (this is in a HOA) the land is in front on a little lake. The easement is in my property and is for a right of way to the other neighbors to access the lake. The deed says I am the owner. The Association says they own it and want to clear the easement of trees etc and want to built a dock. I pay taxes on the land where the easement is and the survey shows that the easement is within the boundaries of my property. Can the Association do what they want and are they co-owners of the easement? This is in Michigan in Gladwin County
I purchased a temporary above ground pool. I want to set it
I purchased a temporary above ground pool. I want to set it up in my back yard. An HOA fellow said I had to get approval first. I've read the CCR's which state I have to have approval for any changes to landscaping relegated to the front yard are any permanent structures. I would like to know why I would have to seek permission for something that is not specifically restricted?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: UtahJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yet I could see no reason to do so. Maybe I'm just obtuse.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No permit is required. It was purchased from Costco. It will be inside a confined area with 5' foot high block wall and gated. The purpose is for two overweight 68 yr old husband and wife to excercise. The pool demension is 18'x11'x48". Again it can be taken down for storage in the winter and we had one last us 3yrs when we lived in California so it's not permant.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.
Do I need HOA approval to install five Block windows in one
Hi. Do I need HOA approval to install five Block windows in one wall in bedroom that doesn't face the street in my free standing home? These are 1-foot x 1-foot glass blocks that would be installed at about 8-feet high each in-between seven outer wall studs. I would re-stucco the outside myself to match. I afraid to ask the HOA as they want to know who I amd and which house is mine before they can answer anything, and I don't want them to see another small project in my backyard I did for fear of retribution. (added a Jacuzzi without their knowledge)
I bid on a property worth about $50 - 70K with a $30K
I bid on a property worth about $50 - 70K with a $30K judgement on it, and won if for the $30K judgement, then realized that it was just an HOA judgement. Looking into the property more, I see there was a $169K mortgage taken out in 2007 which most likely still has over $130K due on it. While I paid the $30K to the court clerk right after I bid, I still won't get the title for another 7 business days. Is there someway I can cancel the purchase before I receive the title, and get stuck with a $130K + $30K bill on a $50K property?JA: OK. The Real Estate Lawyer will need to help you with this.Customer: Ok, how to I get the Real Estate Lawyer's help?JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I have sent a letter to the judge explaining the situation, and asking if I can get out of the purchase by forfeiting the 5% deposit + court and clerk costs.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.
Dear Attorney, Can you please tel me the setback distance
Dear Attorney,Can you please tel me the setback distance for a attached town home was in 2003?(From the attached side and back side of the property line.)The property is located in Clark County NV.Thank you very much!Wei Chen-Goldman
The condo CC&R's provides:" The association
The condo CC&R's provides:" The association shall provide exterior maintenance of each containing units only as follows: paint, maintain, repair and replace(if because of normal wear, tear or deterioration...) roofs, gutters, downspouts and exterior building surfaces, patios, railings and fences......"The units typically have doors leading from the living rooms to elevated outside patios having wood decks, railings and stairs enabling passage to the lower gardens. Such decks,railings, and stairs typically have rot which have been repaired by the HOA for the past 30years. The HOA proposes to delete the provision relating to " patios, railings and fences "The HOA now has several requests for repairs of patios, railings and fences. If CC&R amendment/deletion is adopted does the HOA have any obligation as to pending requests for repairs.
My HOA refuses to file a claim water damage to my condo fromView more real estate law questions
My HOA refuses to file a claim for the water damage to my condo from an upstairs unit even though the property manager originally said they would cover it. can I file a claim against the master policy without their approval? if not what kind of lawyer do I need for a demand letter.