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My question is I sold a house that was left to me by my

My question is I sold a house that was left to me by my mother who passed away about ayear ago. The house went threw probate. There was no money in the estate just the house.During the inspection of the roof there was damage found and the insurance company paid to have the roof replaced. The problem is the insurance company wrote the check to the estate of my mother in her name and I can't deposit or cash check because I don't havea estate checking account. I am told by the bank I need a estate account and number tobe able to deposit check into. How do I go about getting a estate number for this and what is the cost.

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J. Warren

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I live in a 0 lot line residential area with HOA board. The

I live in a 0 lot line residential area with HOA board. The board approved me putting up a fence as did the previous owner of house next door. Property was sold and new owner demanded my fence had to be removed as was on 4 feet at back of his house. Do I have to remove it or is it grandfathered in.

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My question is about real estate law in Connecticut. I

My question is about real estate law in Connecticut. I recently (September 2016) purchased a two family home as an investment. After the closing, I learned that one of the tenants has no heat in the upstairs bedrooms. There are no baseboard heaters on that floor at all except for the bathroom. This is a costly repair.This tenant rented the apartment in February from the previous owner but lived with the heat problem for the winter because they needed a place to live. The inspector I hired didn't catch the problem with the heat. The realtor who represented the seller was also the person who rented the apartment to the tenant back in February, so he clearly knew about the problem. I realize I can sue the inspector for this, but what about the seller's realtor? I think it was fraudulent for him to not mention this, especially knowing my intent was to rent the apartment. Clearly this has a huge negative effect on my ability to rent this apartment to a tenant.I appreciate your help.

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RealEstateAnswer

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I have a closing where I am buying title insurance and

I have a closing where I am buying title insurance and paying off my current home loan. I am giving a lien on the title to another party for collateral. Isn't the title company suppose to take the money from the borrower to pay off the current loan and send that money to the current bank ,and know all the amounts due for filing fees and taxes to file lien with the county clerk?

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Loren

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We have been renting for 5 1/2 yrs and the owner recently

Hello. We have been renting for 5 1/2 yrs and the owner recently put the house on the market. We did not want to purchase this home and found a nicer home to buy. We close on our home Oct 24th and I told the landlord we would be out by the 31st. Our rent is paid for Oct as well. Am I obligated by law to allow showings on the home we are currently renting? I feel this is an invasion of our privacy and is very inconvenient as we are trying to pack and I am only being given a few hours notice. Please advise...Thank you!!

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Barrister

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Land use rental fee for commercial development advertisement

Land use rental fee for commercial development advertisement sign. Real Estate builder wants to place a sign on the corner of my property to advertise a new housing development. Rule of thumb rental charge?

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Ely

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I am selling 15 acres of land to soneone. He knowingly Built

I am selling 15 acres of land to soneone. He knowingly Built his house on our land. We gave him permission begets he was it was temporary. He has bulldozed some of the land around the house and put in driveway. Now we don't want him there because this is obviously permanent.

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ScottyMacESQ

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If we already won the court case for Eviction and the move

If we already won the court case for Eviction and the move out date has already passed, would we be able to switch the locks of the house even if received the keys yet. They are not living in the house anymore and only have a few to no items left.

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Irwin Law

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I put $420,000 toward a home in Florida. My roommate took

Hi. I put $420,000 toward a home in Florida. My roommate took out a mortgage for about $800,000. I am not on the mortgage, but I am on the deed. What happens if they default?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: filed with Collier CountyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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