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My girlfriend and I have been together for 10 years and have
My girlfriend and I have been together for 10 years and have 5 children. We have lived in our home for 5 years. It was purchased for us by her father (mortgage) because he got low interest. I have made every payment directly to lender since beginning. I understand I am technically a month to month tenant. We have no written agreements. He has always made it known to everyone that this is our house. He has said if it ever sells the money is ours. I have made $100K+ in improvements and there is about $250k in equity. Again he has verbally promised us that the house is ours and equity if sold would be ours. Now he plans on selling because he no longer wants in his name and keeping the money. Is there anything at all we can do? Witnesses are available that have heard agreement, everyone knows!
I am a landlord in maryland. i have tenants in a one year
i am a landlord in maryland. i have tenants in a one year lease with no cancellation clause. they contacted us last night to tell us that they are buying a house and are moving out in november, but their lease doesn't end until june 1. what are my rights?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: marylandJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: we are open to an agreement with the tenants to terminate the lease early, but we would like to keep their security deposit or charge them a one month's rent early termination fee. is that within our rights? how do we go about creating the agreement with them?
I'm renting a house and being evicted for non payment of
I'm renting a house and being evicted for non payment of rent. My court date is tomorrow which I cannot attend. Because I cannot request off for it. I have had attendance issues due to no transportation. My car broke down which is how I feel behind on my rent.How long will the state of MS give me to secure housing?
To Law Educator: Suppose I sold the house with a short sale
to Law Educator: Suppose I sold the house with a short sale but I sued the guy who has put a fence up to prevent access to the right of way and yelled and screamed at the real estate broker that that she can't go down the right of way and won the lawsuit, would the state of Connecticut be entitled to the proceeds of the estate if the State declared the property insolvant?
Who owns the house? My son thought he purchased a house on
Who owns the house? My son thought he purchased a house on Friday 8/19/16 in Bakersfield, Ca. He was told by the escrow co. that escrow had closed, the deed had been recorded and that he could pick up the keys and move in. Over the weekend, the family cleaned the yard and the inside of the residence. Today, Tues 8/23/16 they received a knock on the door. A man showed up and said "what are you doing in my house?". He further stated that yesterday, Mon 8/22/16 he attended a foreclosure sale "on the steps of the county courthouse" and purchased the property in question for cash. He went on to say that the deed had been recorded and that he will take legal action (eviction??) if my son did not vacate the house. He bought the property that was in foreclosure. My son knew the seller was behind in his payments but nothing was ever mentioned of an imminent foreclosure sale. Needless to say my son is upset and confused. Have you ever heard of the county forgetting to take a foreclosure sale off the market? My son loves the house and just wants to live their in peace and quiet. I am a retired attorney that needs some help on the subject. Please help.
New home developer has requested rezoning of traditional
New home developer has requested rezoning of traditional farm from Agricultural zoning to Residential zoning (1 house per acre). His proposal for 8 to 20 houses relies on one lane dirt road that is privately owned, but maintained by State via easement deed with existing AG zoned owners. Can he assume control of the road for his project and re-zoning proposal ??
I know this is vague… but this couple owes us money…. TheyView more real estate law questions
I know this is vague… but this couple owes us money…. They needed an equity loan to pay us and their debts off... equity loan is on 3 houses that is owned by them ( 2 in Haworth, NJ and one in Long Beach Island on the Ocean)First company had issue and in January 2016 they went to other company, who proclaimed that they would be able to get the loan. Most of the paperwork was completed and valid for that type of loan, due to this was their 2nd try.Every week we are being told that there is another reason that they need to wait, and the closing will be the following week.It is now the end of August and it is still the same situation with the same Loan company, supposedly.The Question is: WOULD AN EQUITY LOAN ACTUALLY TAKE THIS LONG ?? or ARE WE BEING PLAYED FURTHER. ????