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I recently purchased a home. Prior to buying the home, a
I recently purchased a home. Prior to buying the home, a home inspector found that there had been a "rodent" infestation. It was littered with bait traps, mummified rodents, animal feces etc. As part of the condition of sale, we demanded that there be a complete removal of all bio matter, cleaning of the insulation and replacement of insulation, if necessary. The owner told us that it was done and we hired the same home inspector to verify. He sent us a note that the work was done, including new insulation, and we proceeded to buy the home.Four months, later, an electrician, we hired, found additional mummified rodents, bait traps, feces, etc, under the new insulation and in the outer reaches of the attic. The home owner's "cleanup" company is admits, they did not do a complete clean up but they did the work as requested by the original homeowner. The original home owner is refusing to complete the work per the purchase contract. The cost to do the work is $4500. Small claims count is limited to $2500. If I sue, and win can I get the original owner for all the cost to repair, lawyers, fees, etc. Do I even have a fraud case?
We just had the foundation on our property repaired in
we just had the foundation on our property repaired in december of 2015. We were told to contact the iwners of the properties on both sides of our house to repair their drain pipes because all the water from both of their properties was also running to our property because of the direction that their drain pipes are facing. We wrote letters to both owners reauestinf that they make the necessary changes. One owner respondes right away however the other one was rude and arrogant and has done nothing yet so all the snow and rain water so far this year has ran to our property. We just had our 6 month chk on the house and was informed that our foundation had sunk more on the very side that is being dicussed. We need advice on what options we have and how we can include her neglect in the issue we are facing. At this moment she is patching the house together for auick sale. Any and all suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you
We have a condo in Culver City, CA, the tenant who was
Good Morning. We have a condo in Culver City, CA, the tenant who was living there recently moved out. After we paid the full deposit back to her, our agent found 5 important letters sent from tax collector, which addressed to us. The tenant did not forward important letters to us,nor informed our property manager. Simply she neglected them. The letters were property tax bills and since we were never aware of them, now we have a significant penalty to pay.A USPS forwarding service was actually established but these letters were for some reason not forwarded to our new address.Any legal action we could take against the tenant for not informing us about these letters???
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.
After a sheriff's sale in New Jersey what is the legal
after a sheriff's sale in New Jersey what is the legal process for the new owners to do to evict a homeowner who has not left and who also has a non family member living with them What are the rights of the former owners
My HOA refuses to file a claim water damage to my condo from
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.
As a result of a storm, a tree feel on the house of HomeView more real estate law questions
As a result of a storm, a tree feel on the house of Home Owner in our Home Owner's Association. Currently, it is questionable whether or not the tree is on the property of the County of that of the Association. If on the property of the Association, does the Association incur responsibility for removal of tree and repair of damage to homeowner?